Rory McIlroy tackled in a documentary this last weekend aired over on the BBC Northern Ireland. McIlroy broke up with his girlfriend, Holly Sweeney, before the start of the 2011 season to focus more on his game. told the BBC, “I had to do a lot of begging and grovelling to get her back,” Rory McIlroy said. Holly Sweeney has a big hand in the success of his boyfriend Rory McIlroy. It is often said that there is a silence hand and help behind every successful man. Rory McIlroy won the US open and he attributed his success to girlfriend and childhood love Holly Sweeney.
“Holly is fantastic. I have known her for six years and for someone my age that is a huge chunk of my life. She keeps my feet on the ground and knows the things to say to me. She has been such a great support. She takes my mind off golf and everything else that is going on”, Sports Yahoo reports.
A few days ago no doubt, Rory McIlroycaptured his first major golf title in historic fashion, turning the final round of the 111th US Open into a virtual victory lap on his way to an eight-stroke triumph. McIlroy’s winning score of 268, 16 under par, was a record for an event that has been staged 111 times.
But… champion also won the heart of her childhood and long-time girlfriend. 18-years old Holly Sweeney is the childhood and long-time girlfriend and the two have had an on-and-off relationship, but they’re back on again. This is the special thing about this victory that Rory McIlroy is the youngest U.S. Open champion since Bobby Jones in 1923.
“My fabulous boyfriend has played flawlessly all week! Drink up northern ireland he’s done us proud! Here’s to the sick days tomorrow WOOOOO.” The 22-year-old fNorthern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy walked off the 18th green and into the arms of his father, Gerry, who worked three jobs so his only son could pursue his passion.
Not even he could have imagined a day like this. Two months ago, McIlroy blew a four-shot lead on the last day at the Masters. “The whole week has been incredible – I could not have asked for any more and I am so happy to hold this trophy,” he said. I would have had to do something pretty bad from thereif I was going to lose it.” According to The SUN, Holly Sweeney waited for him in the clubhouse and his face lit up as she hugged him, and helped him come to terms with his heartbreak.