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Rory win shows grit and true character

WWHEN the going gets tough and all that. Despite his recent personal problems - the ending of his engagement to Caroline Wozniacki (left) - Rory McIlroy went on to win BMW PGA championship at Wentworth last weekend.

He must have been under extraordinary strain in recent days and it shows true grit and character that he won the tournament despite the gruelling ordeal of the public break-up of his relationship.

I’m no golf fan myself, but I salute his achievement. I hope his win will go some way to ease the inevitable disappointment in his personal life.