McIlroy Picks Up Golf Writers Award


Rory McIlroy picked up the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA) award for the best male golfer of the year at a gala dinner in Augusta, Georgia on Wednesday (April 10). The 23-year-old Northern Irishman won the award by a landslide, picking up 190 of the 194 votes cast, to cap a year which saw him reach the world number one spot, take the PGA Championship title and help Team Europe win the Ryder Cup.