Dubai: Rory McIlroy is now so good he should be aiming to win at least one major championship every year, according to Europe's Ryder Cup talisman Ian Poulter. The Northern Irishman, 23, already has two majors to his name and cemented his status as world number one this season by becoming the second player to win the money-lists on both sides of the Atlantic, after Luke Donald achieved the feat in 2011.
"I certainly think Rory would expect to win at least one major a year the way he has been playing," Poulter told a news conference on the eve of the DP World Tour Championship, the final event on this season's European circuit.
The guy is seriously good. You would expect him to be on the leaderboard come Sunday at most of the majors next year - I think everybody's impressed by him."
Poulter, who led Europe to a remarkable Ryder Cup comeback win in Illinois in September with a spectacular exhibition of putting, said the emergence of McIlroy and players like American Keegan Bradley would make it hard for the rest to win majors in the next few years....more
07:17 PM, Nov 21, 2012