AP gets some golf tips from McIl­roy

The Racing Paper - - News -

GOLF­ING fan Sir AP McCoy had a use­ful les­son when he played along­side his close friend Rory McIl­roy in the Pro Am on Wed­nes­day at Bal­lylif­fin Golf club be­fore the Ir­ish Duty Free Open which be­gan a day later.

McCoy flew to Amer­ica in April to fol­low McIl­roy from out­side the ropes at the Au­gusta Na­tional. This time he was joined by his boss JP McManus and Der­mot Des­mond in a formi­dable four ball with tour­na­ment host McIl­roy in un­sea­son­ably warm tem­per­a­tures.

McCoy said: “I re­ally en­joyed my­self. Al­though it is a tough course for a hand­i­cap­per like me in fair­ness the con­di­tions were not too tough.”

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