Golf 15.1.2017 06:04 pm

From Portugal pain to Glendower glory for Storm

‘To beat Rory when I don’t have a good record in playoffs, it’s surreal, unbelievable… it’s a dream come true,” says Graeme Storm.

If one had asked Graeme Storm just 11 weeks ago how he would feel playing and beating Rory McIlroy in a playoff for one of the oldest titles in golf, the Englishman would probably have cursed the question as being a sick joke.

From Portugal pain to Glendower glory for Storm
From Portugal pain to Glendower glory for Storm

From Portugal pain to Glendower glory for Storm

‘To beat Rory when I don’t have a good record in playoffs, it’s surreal, unbelievable… it’s a dream come true,” says Graeme Storm.

Graeme Storm shows he can weather the tough times
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Graeme Storm shows he can weather the tough times

Englishman looks like new player since narrowly holding on to his card and keeps Rory McIlroy at bay in the South African Open.
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Rory McIlroy soars but needs to watch his back … literally

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Local lads fly SA flag at Glendower but Rory McIlroy lurks

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Rory McIlroy tails off after good start but he’s still steady

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Makhura fails to pitch for tee time with Rory McIlroy

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Stone-cold Brandon flourishes at Leopard Creek

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