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Sunday 18 February 2018

WATCH - Rory McIlroy made this youngster's day with a lovely gesture

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Just look at the joy on his face.

A young golf fan got a very special memento from his trip to see the British Masters Close House today.

He held out his hand for a shake from Rory McIlroy as he walked off the 15th green but the four-time major winner handed over his ball instead.

It made the youngster's day.

McIlroy shot a stunning 64 today to lie just two shots off the lead held by Sweden's Robert Karlsson alongside Offaly's Shane Lowry, Chris Hanson, George Coetzee and David Lingmerth.

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