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Rory may find himself in the rough as he's pictured with a mystery brunette

Golf champ Rory McIlroy set tongues wagging after being pictured looking intimate with a stunning new lady.

The Down native (25) has continued the celebrations after winning two Majors in the last month alone.

He was pictured hugging a mystery brunette while out partying in Manchester's five-star Lowry hotel in the small hours of Sunday morning.

He and another male friend were seen enjoying the company of a group of glamorous girls during a night out as they let their hair down in style.

However, he singled one particular girl out for attention as he was pictured hugging a brunette girl from behind.


She was certainly dressed the part of the glamorous WAG, clad in a tight, white mini-dress teamed with black high heels and a designer Chanel handbag.

The pair certainly appeared to be on friendly terms as he nuzzled her neck while they stood beside a piano. He was in Manchester to show off his trophy at Old Trafford for Manchester United's opening game with Swansea.

The curly-haired star has been linked with a number of beautiful ladies in the wake of his split from tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki last May.

Irish model Nadia Forde and former stewardess Sasha Gale are just two particular beauties whom he's been rumoured to have spent time with as he enjoys life as a single man.

He also hit the style pages this week, thanks to the unusual checked suit he chose for his appearance at Old Trafford, where he proudly showed off his Claret Jug.

A similar suit to one that Ian Poulter recently sported, the Tom Ford creation led to him being dubbed 'Rupert the Bear' on social networking sites.

However, he's clearly on a winning streak when it comes to his game, having clocked up four wins this summer alone.

And the multi-millionaire sports star attributed his amazing form to being able to focus 100pc on his game.

"I think what happened has been for the better in terms of my golf. I've put a bit more time into it and it has refocused me. I mean, what else do I have to do now?" he said.

"I go to the golf course, I go to the gym and it's just my life at the minute. I worked pretty hard before but the past couple of months I've really just buried myself in my game. It obviously works pretty well, so I am going to keep doing it."