AUGUSTA, Ga. — Rory McIlroy made a point of approaching Sergio Garcia and telling him to enjoy the Champions’ Dinner last year’s Masters winner was due to host.
“It’s a great privilege to be able to do that and hopefully I get to do it one day,” McIlroy said.
“One day” has been 10 years coming, but still seems certain to arrive.
The belief that McIlroy will complete a career grand slam by earning his first Green Jacket has never faded. But a curse this time is that most of the world’s top players have struck top form just as he returned to winning ways in the Arnold Palmer Invitational, where he prevailed with a career-low 100 putts.
If this upswing across the top of the…