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Rory McIlroy must curb his enthusiasm to prosper in the Masters frenzy

The world No1 enlisted One Direction’s Niall Horan as his pre-Masters caddie but knows success at Augusta will depend on accepting birdie rather than forcing for eagle and making sure occasional dramas do not turn into crises

If part of Rory McIlroy’s low-key preparation plan included the par-three-competition invite to the One Direction singer Niall Horan, it represented a smart move by the world No1.

Horan, Twitter following of 22 million, will divert attention even from sports stars within touching distance of an incredible feat. When the rare appearance of Tiger Woods in this Wednesday pitch-and-putt affair is factored in, a frenzied buildup to this, the 79th playing of the year’s first major, was complete. Expectation and the Masters go hand in hand but rarely have the pair enjoyed such a tight grip as this time around.

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Rory McIlroy must curb his enthusiasm to prosper in the Masters frenzy

The world No1 enlisted One Direction’s Niall Horan as his pre-Masters caddie but knows success at Augusta will depend on accepting birdie rather than forcing for eagle and making sure occasional dramas do not turn into crises

If part of Rory McIlroy’s low-key preparation plan included the par-three-competition invite to the One Direction singer Niall Horan, it represented a smart move by the world No1.

Horan, Twitter following of 22 million, will divert attention even from sports stars within touching distance of an incredible feat. When the rare appearance of Tiger Woods in this Wednesday pitch-and-putt affair is factored in, a frenzied buildup to this, the 79th playing of the year’s first major, was complete. Expectation and the Masters go hand in hand but rarely have the pair enjoyed such a tight grip as this time around.

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