ATLANTA: World number one Rory McIlroy is not convinced the absence of both Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson from the US PGA Tour Championship signals a changing of the guard in golf.
But the 25-year-old reigning PGA Championship and British Open champion noted the passing years for Mickelson, 44, and Woods, who turns 39 in December.
"They are just getting older," said McIlroy. "Phil is 43 or something and Woods is nearly 40. So they are just getting into sort of the last ...