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Rory aims to conquer 'weird' Wentworth


By Phil Casey

Former champion Rory McIlroy tees off at Wentworth today hoping a second victory in the BMW PGA Championship can spark a repeat of the best season of his career.

McIlroy admits he has a "weird relationship" with Wentworth, where he won one of the European Tour's flagship events in the same week he called off his wedding to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki, but has also missed the cut four times in eight appearances.

But the 29-year-old's win in 2014 was followed by consecutive victories in The Open, WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and US PGA, form he would love to reproduce following an inconsistent season to date.

"I guess all you need is that spark or that catalyst," McIlroy said.

"I got on to a nice little bit of a hot streak (in 2014), and I'd love to be able to do something like that again.

"So yeah, maybe this could be the spark that gets that all going again."

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