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Rory McIlroy absolutely made this young fan's life by handing him his golfball

Henry got more than he bargained for.

A YOUNG FAN was absolutely overjoyed to receive a golfball from Rory McIlroy during play at the British Masters in Newcastle over the weekend.

PastedImage-40381 Source: Richard Sellers, PA Images

Rory, who was beaten by Paul Dunne to the title, was shaking hands with fans on the sidelines off the 15th green when he spotted a young fan eagerly waiting for him.

The kid was going for a high-five, but instead, he got Rory’s ball


He couldn’t believe it


The boy’s dad posted the video to Twitter on Saturday and it’s been lighting up the internet ever since

Click here if you can’t see the video.

Rory also signed the ball later on in the day, just in case people wouldn’t believe him

PastedImage-90668 Source: EuropeanTour


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