The Northern Irishman enters into the very first significant of 2018 on a high having actually won the Arnold Palmer Invitational, his very first title in 18 months.
Nobody is owed anything, due anything, it’s not my turn … I’m not due anything.
His last win in a significant was the PGA Championship back in 2014 and the United States Masters is the last among the 4 leading competitions he is yet to win.
He declines talk that winning in Augusta is an intense desire. He informed The Observer: “People would believe it’s on my mind all the time.
” Listen, I ‘d enjoy the Green Jacket in the closet, to return every year and utilize the champs’ locker space, to host supper as the champ. No one might ever take that far from you.
” But I think of the Masters the week prior to I play it, since that’s when I get ready for it.
” No one is owed anything, due anything, it’s not my turn … I’m not due anything, I do not should have anything, everybody begins on an even playing field on Thursday early morning. Whoever plays the very best will win.”
McIlroy’s finest efficiency in the Masters was 4th location in 2015. He has actually been leading 10 at the competition in each of the last 4 years, ending up connected for seventh location in 2015.
As winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational with a last round 64, McIlroy was runner-up to Li Haotong in the Dubai Desert Classic in a return to type of late after a discouraging, injury-affected 2017.