referring to CLOSE Skip in Skip x Embed x Share Rory McIlroy played golf with President Trump over the weekend has taken heat for doing so.
USA TODAY SportsDonald Trump talks to Rory McIlroy during the final round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral Blue Monster Course on March 6, 2016.
(Photo: Mike Ehrmann, Getty Images)Rory McIlroy has responded to criticism of his round of golf with President Donald Trump.
McIlroy, a four-time major winner, played Sunday with Trump and former baseball player Paul O’Neill at Trump International.
pic.twitter.com/T4N0cFyoaY — Rory McIlroy (@McIlroyRory) February 24, 2017McIlroy said he is expecting to play next week at the World Golf Championship event in Mexico after being sidelined since withdrawing from the Abu Dhabi Championship last month with a rib injury.
according to The golfer came under huge scrutiny when he played gold with the PresidentRory McIlroy has defended his decision to play a round of golf with Donald Trump.
But now Rory has taken to Twitter to defend his decision to play golf with the former Apprentice star.
pic.twitter.com/T4N0cFyoaYAdvertisement— Rory McIlroy (@McIlroyRory) February 24, 2017He begins his statement with, “I don’t agree with everything my friends or family say or do, But I still play golf with them.
The Irish golf star became the centre of scrutiny from the public after playing golf with the controversial President of the United States.
The website No Laying Up reported that Rory rode in a golf cart for all 18 holes with Donald, who wore his signature ‘Make America Great Again’ cap.
Rory McIlroy defends decision to play golf with Donald Trump
according to Rory McIlroy has issued a hard-hitting statement defending his decision to play golf with President Donald Trump last week.
Live World Golf Championship Live onAsked about Trump’s prowess on the golf course, McIlroy said: “He probably shot around 80.
“Last week, I was invited to play golf with the President of the United States.
McIlroy issued the statement on his Twitter account, which read: “I don’t agree with everything my friends or family say or do, but I still play golf with them.
McIlroy drew criticism on social media following his decision to accept Trump’s invitation to play 18 holes at the Trump International Golf Club in Florida, with some labelling the 27-year-old a “fascist” and a “bigot”.
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