30 Oct '12, 10pm

The 5 biggest equipment hurdles Rory McIlroy faces by leaving Titleist #wrx

The 5 biggest equipment hurdles Rory McIlroy faces by leaving Titleist #wrx

Will leaving Titleist hurt Rory McIlroy’s game? His 5 biggest hurdles By Zak Kozuchowski GolfWRX Managing Editor Golf fans learned two things about Rory McIlroy’s future today: he will no longer endorse Titleist or FootJoy products as of Dec. 31, 2012, and another OEM is going to pay him an outrageous amount of money to play its equipment. It has been widely speculated that McIlroy has already entered into a deal with Nike Golf to the tune of 10 years, $250 million. Nike is neither confirming nor denying the rumor, meaning McIlroy’s deal with Nike is either the worst-kept secret in golf history or one of the biggest rumor-mill hoaxes of all time. But here’s what golf fans do know — McIlroy will be forced to shelve at least a few pieces of Titleist equipment he used to win the 2012 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island by a record margin of eight shots. Whatever company signs R...

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