sport news Rory McIlroy reveals he and Tiger Woods BOTH had coronavirus ahead of The Open ... trends now

sport news Rory McIlroy reveals he and Tiger Woods BOTH had coronavirus ahead of The Open ... trends now
sport news Rory McIlroy reveals he and Tiger Woods BOTH had coronavirus ahead of The Open ... trends now

sport news Rory McIlroy reveals he and Tiger Woods BOTH had coronavirus ahead of The Open ... trends now

Rory McIlroy has revealed that he and Tiger Woods had Covid-19 just a week before the start of The 150th Open at St. Andrews this year. 

Woods made a momentous return to The Open in July in what was likely his final stroll around the Old Course, while McIlroy came close to clinching Major No. 5 at St. Andrews. 

However, the duo were reportedly battling Covid just days before golf's final major of the year. 

Rory McIlroy (R) has revealed that he and Tiger Woods (L) had Covid-19 just a week The Open

Rory McIlroy (R) has revealed that he and Tiger Woods (L) had Covid-19 just a week The Open

The pair were at Adare Manor, Ireland after they had played the JP McManus Pro-Am on July 4-5, the week before The Open teed off on July 14. 

But McIlroy revealed he almost ruined the 15-time Major winner's fairytale return to the Home of Golf.  

The Northern Irishman revealed that he began to show symptoms of Covid on the morning of Thursday, July 7 before Woods followed that night. 

'Tiger needed a rest on Wednesday,' McIlroy told The Independent. 'We had played two days of golf at Adare [Manor] and the plan was to play Ballybunion on Thursday. I woke up that morning feeling a bit achy but didn't really thing anything of it.

The pair were at Adare Manor, Ireland after they had played the JP McManus Pro-Am

The pair were at Adare Manor, Ireland after they had played the JP McManus Pro-Am

McIlroy said he starting showing symptoms on the morning of Thursday, July 7

McIlroy said he starting showing symptoms on the morning of Thursday, July 7

'JP [McManus] gave us his chopper and we went down with Sean and Tiger's manager, Rob [McNamara]. We got around fine, flew back to Adare for lunch and as I'm getting up from the table, I'm sore and stiff and

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