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Rory McIlroy crashes Zurich Traditional live performance, sings karaoke after win

Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry sing "Don't Stop Believing" after winning the Zurich Classic.

Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry held nothing again of their post-Zurich celebrations.


Image this: You and your bud simply gained a golf event collectively and also you have fun by performing some karaoke.

Now notice that the event wasn’t your membership’s member-guest and also you and your bud are Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry.

Yeah, that is one thing it’s important to see to imagine.

After McIlroy and Lowry closed out the staff occasion in a playoff earlier within the night, they headed to the event’s postround live performance at TPC Louisiana the place a canopy band out of England referred to as “The Molly Ringwalds” was performing.

The band’s web site says the performers “dazzle and have interaction their audiences with power and keenness, whereas taking them on a musical journey stuffed with all of the hits that transcended the 80s and outlined a era.” They in all probability had no thought a now-25-time PGA Tour winner was going to assist them take the viewers on that musical journey.

Quite a few movies began making rounds on social media Sunday night of McIlroy and Lowry getting up on stage the band’s frontman telling the group McIlroy would sing the Journey hit “Don’t Cease Believin.’”

At first, McIlroy appeared like he was being pressured into it, however then the group began a “Rory! Rory! Rory!” chant, the piano participant hit them with that well-known intro, and McIlroy belted away.

“Only a small-town woman!”

Lowry didn’t attain for the mic, however stood there alongside together with his companion, sipping on what gave the impression to be an ice-cold Michelob Extremely in true Irish kind. Even McIlroy took a pair swigs throughout an interlude to lubricate the vocal cords, after all.

Nevertheless, these hoping for McIlroy to maintain jamming for the tune’s well-known refrain might be upset.

Simply after the pre-chorus, McIlroy — who was enjoying his fourth occasion within the final 4 weeks — appeared like he had sufficient. He reached out his and actually dropped the mic earlier than strolling of the stage, Lowry in tow.

What began with a “drunken lunch” led to a mic drop, simply as everybody anticipated.

Jack Hirsh

Golf.com Editor

Jack Hirsh is an assistant editor at GOLF. A Pennsylvania native, Jack is a 2020 graduate of Penn State College, incomes levels in broadcast journalism and political science. He was captain of his highschool golf staff and lately returned to this system to function head coach. Jack additionally nonetheless *tries* to stay aggressive in native amateurs. Earlier than becoming a member of GOLF, Jack spent two years working at a TV station in Bend, Oregon, primarily as a Multimedia Journalist/reporter, but in addition producing, anchoring and even presenting the climate. He will be reached at [email protected].





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