McIlroy to turn back on Europe

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Updated: August 3, 2011

In what could be a big blow to the European tour, Rory McIlroy has revealed that he is ready to give the US PGA tour another chance.

The US open champion played the in America last year before rescinding his membership for this year to return to Europe.

However Speaking ahead of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio, his first event in the US since claiming his first major the 22 year old, who has two of his three professional victories in the US, revealed that he his golf was more suited to the US circuit and that he was looking to set up base in Florida.

“I spoke to a couple of the guys from the PGA Tour today about it,” he said. “I am leaning towards taking my card up again, definitely.

“I feel as if I play my best golf over here. I am very comfortable in this country and I am going to look at a few houses in Florida after (next week’s) PGA.

“I’m definitely looking at coming back and playing a full schedule here. I’ve thought about it and feel my game really suits playing courses over here.

“I love Quail Hollow, Memorial, Akron. You play Match Play, Honda, Doral, Masters – you have your favourite events and most of my favourite events seem to be on this side of the pond.

“I’d like to give it a go again and last more than one year and see how it goes.”

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