Rory McIlroy seeks advice from Butch Harmon, former coach of Tiger Woods, ahead of Masters tournament

Rory McIlroy’s Road to Victory: Lessons Learned from Butch Harmon and his Daughter Poppy’s Insightful Advice

In recent years, Rory McIlroy has been struggling with his game, as evidenced by his poor performance on the PGA Tour. The world number two, who is aiming to become only the sixth player to win all four men’s majors, decided to seek out Butch Harmon, Tiger Woods’ former coach, for guidance.

Harmon has a long and distinguished coaching history, having previously worked with Woods during his first eight major victories before parting ways in 2002. McIlroy revealed that he visited Harmon for a golf lesson recently and typically sees him every few years to get his input on his game. Despite having his long-time coach Michael Bannon, McIlroy has also worked with Pete Cowen in the past.

Despite her lack of knowledge about golf lessons or coaching, McIlroy’s daughter Poppy provided some insightful advice when asking why her father needed another lesson. Her simple question struck a chord with McIlroy and made him realize that sometimes it’s important to seek help from others to improve your game.

In addition to being an accomplished golfer and coach, Harmon is known for his ability to connect with players on a personal level. This was evident in their meeting in Las Vegas where they discussed various aspects of McIlroy’s game and how he could improve it moving forward.

McIlroy is determined to overcome the challenges he currently faces in his game and emerge victorious at The Masters this year. With Harmon’s guidance and expertise at hand, he is confident that he can achieve this goal and become only the sixth player to win all four men’s majors.

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