Originally written on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 11/17/14
The World’s number one player is now apart of the NIKE Golf team. According to reports, Mcllroy signed a contract with Nike for excess of $200 million dollars.“Rory is the sport’s new number one and its future,” says Ed Kiernan, president of sports marketing agency Engine Shop. “Nike fills its global rosters with the best athletes in every sport, and clearly it has decided that Rory is the future of the sport based on his performance on the golf course and his ability to attract the public eye.”Mcllroy will make his 2013 debut at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, where he will be paired with a fellow Nike player, Tiger Woods.
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