Rory McIlroy, winner of the 2012 PGA Championship at Kiawah, got to choose the menu for the PGA Champions dinner Tuesday night, and he served a taste of his home country to guests like Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Lee Trevino, Jack Nicklaus and Keegan Bradley, according to the Irish Independent newspaper.
The 24-year-old Ulsterman tomorrow opens his defense of the US PGA
title he won at Kiawah last year. McIlroy is a big winner with the Irish
food industry with his choice for this prestigious occasion, which
brought together the surviving winners of the PGA, one of golf's four
After a starter of goats cheese and beetroot salad, McIlroy's main
course was a 'Duet of Irish Beef Tenderloin.' Irish fried champ was on
Here's a picture of McIlroy's dinner guests:
How would you like to dine with this group at the #PGAChamp Dinner? #ROC pic.twitter.com/oEoFmvfjig — PGA Championship (@PGAChampionship) August 7, 2013And the menu:
What did reigning #PGAChamp champion @McIlroyRory request for this year's Champions dinner? Check out the menu: pic.twitter.com/mjMRZl8bPq — PGA Championship (@PGAChampionship) August 7, 2013
Let's hope that this was just a practice run for his inevitable Masters Champions dinner someday. Hint for McIlroy: You can never go wrong with Thai food.