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How pop star Niall Horan wants to reshape the ‘stuffy’ game of golf

We need to get teenage girls interested’ says singer turned golf agent

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One Direction's Niall Horan with golfing great Rory McIlroy. Photo: Paul Childs/Reuters

One Direction's Niall Horan with golfing great Rory McIlroy. Photo: Paul Childs/Reuters

One Direction's Niall Horan with golfing great Rory McIlroy. Photo: Paul Childs/Reuters

As a global music superstar, you would not think that Niall Horan would have to wait on too many phone calls. But there was one that he admits was a long time coming – from the R&A.

Horan, a former member of One Direction – one of the biggest-selling boy bands in pop history – and now a solo artist, is perhaps not an obvious match for the R&A, renowned as one of sport’s stuffier institutions, but his passion for golf is not in question.


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