Boost for next years Irish Open at Portstewart

Rory McIlroy

Rory Mc Ilroy has welcomed the Irish Opens inclusion on the Rolex Series of events.

The lucrative Series has a minimum prize fund of nearly 7 million euro.

Portstewart will host next years event just two weeks before the Open championship.

Mc Ilroy says the new deal will add to the Irish Open...