Only 22 years old, new US Open champion Rory McIlroy is something of a prodigy.
He’s been one for a while, it turns out.
Back in 1999, he went on TV and showed how he practices in his home: by chipping golf balls into his mother’s washing machine.
He’d just won the Under-10 World Championship in Florida.
By the way, here’s what Tiger Woods looked like in 1999:
And Rory the same year:
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