In the event, $7 million Dubai Duty Free Irish Open (DDFIO) Rory McIlroy revealed that, the fame golfer Tiger Woods taught him, to be ruthless.
This reveals of McIlroy is big as has won four major championships and presently the number one in the world. Outside the majors, the player has wins of nine PGA Tour as well as European Tour, for three times, He has won the Race to Dubai on European Tour for three times and in addition to all this, he is also the reigning winner of the FedEx Cup.
His wins owe the lessons give by Woods for being selfish and ruthless.
McIlroy said “The whole thing is not about not playing the best of your game, it is realizing to be okay to be a winner. It is absolutely fine to be a little selfish and think about just winning the game and nothing else.”
When Tiger was involved all in scandals in the year ’09 and ’10, there was lots of talk made on him. And at Augusta, when he came back, people loved it, and wished he should win, and they also loved and appreciated Tiger when he turned out as a winner of the tournament. So, the whole thing is that people praise the winners.
Thus, the lesson of Woods fits here the best; it is fine to have the streak of ruthless.” He further added.
“The reason why we practice the game and work hard is that we want to win any tournaments that we are participating. Thus, it is absolutely fine to have the mindset of being the winner.”
In the World ranking McIlroy is at number four position. Thought, once the number one, seems happy at number four and feels no requirement of trying to force himself back at the number one position.