13 Jan '18, 2am

Some surprising revelations from Rory in this interview.

Some surprising revelations from Rory in this interview.

Turns out Rory McIlroy's injured rib wasn't his only health concern in 2017. As he prepares to return to competitive golf at the Abu Dhabi Championship next week, McIlroy revealed in in a wide-ranging interview with the Telegraph that a year and a half ago he suffered a viral infection in China, which left scar tissue and caused a thickening of his heart's left ventricle. “I have a flat T-wave and I’ll have to get an echo [cardiogram] on my heart every six months and an MRI scan every year," McIlory told the Telegraph . He didn't sound overly concerned about the condition, describing it as an "irregularity" that he needs to "stay on top of." "Hey, I was planning on doing that anyway,” he said. Rory McIlroy isn't letting a newly disclosed heart condition derail his 2018 goals: winning more majors, and reclaiming the world no. 1 ranking. Andrew Redington/Getty Despite the co...

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