Rory McIlroy Is Close To Making A Huge Move To The PGA Tour Next Year

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Rory McIlroy is leaning toward joining the PGA Tour next year.”I’m leaning towards taking my card up again. I feel as if I play my best golf over here, in this country,” McIlroy said yesterday.

McIlroy previously said he’d “never leave” the European Tour for the foreseeable future. But after recent success, and a growing frustration with links golf, he looks to have had a change of heart.

When asked what changed his mind, he said, “Probably the Open. No, the weather!”

PGA members are required to play a minimum of 15 events per year — a stipulation that caused Rory to pledge his allegiance to the Euro Tour earlier this summer.

Bottom line: expect to see a lot more Rory in 2012.

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