Friday, 22 October 2010
Rory McIlroy hits a few shots at the Pyramids of Giza (Jon Walley/Egyptian Open presented by SODIC)
Rory McIlroy hits a few shots at the Pyramids of Giza (Jon Walley/Egyptian Open presented by SODIC)

World Number Nine Rory McIlroy became the first player to be given the honour of hitting golf balls in the shadows of the great Pyramids of Giza in Cairo during a break from starring in the Egyptian Open presented by SODIC.

 "Three years ago, I would never have dreamt I'd be able to do something like this - it's just really cool," said the 21 year-old from Northern Ireland who is making his first appearance in the European Challenge Tour event in the Egyptian capital.

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