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WATCH: Rory McIlroy shows off his skills … as a nine-year-old

Want to see Rors chip a golf ball into a washing machine?

McIlroy was interviewed by UTV's Gerry Kelly shortly after winning the U10 World Championships.
McIlroy was interviewed by UTV's Gerry Kelly shortly after winning the U10 World Championships.
Image: UTV

WHO EVER SAID that Rory’s short game is his main weakness?

Amid the celebrations of last night’s breathtaking US Open triumph, UTV have dug down into the archives to resurrect a piece of footage from the Gerry Kelly show in 1999.

In it, a nine-year-old kid from Holywood, County Down, shows off his skills, juggling a golf ball and then chipping it into a washing machine much to the delight of the studio audience.

Kelly’s interview with the young McIlroy and his parents took place shortly after the youngster had been crowned under-10 world champion with a victory in Doral, Florida.

Watch it here:

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