Saturday 10 December 2016

From Wimbledon with Wozniacki to the Masters with McIlroy – Niall Horan's sporting year

Published 07/04/2015 | 22:16

Niall Horan with Caroline Wozniacki at
Wimbledon
Niall Horan with Caroline Wozniacki at Wimbledon

Caroline Wozniacki and Rory McIlroy were for a time the most high profile sporting couple in the world and Irish singer Niall Horan will have seen both up close in their battle for sporting glory.

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Today world number one golfer McIlroy revealed that One Direction star gladly took him up on his offer to be his caddy for the Masters Par 3 contest tomorrow in the annual light-hearted tournament.

"He's excited to be here and looking forward to spending a bit of time with him out there tomorrow," McIlroy said today.

Last year the One Direction singer was pictured with Wozniacki at Wimbledon and the Danish player was ecstatic to meet the Westmeath singer.

Niall Horan with Caroline Wozniacki at
Wimbledon
Niall Horan with Caroline Wozniacki at Wimbledon

Posting a selfie of the pair, she wrote: "Highlight of the day was to meet @NiallOfficial and get a selfie taken with him #excited #wimbledon"

The 24-year-old only managed to get as far as the fourth round in tennis' showpiece event while McIlroy is hoping to become just the sixth golfer in history to complete the grand slam of Majors with success at Augusta.

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