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Rory McIlroy 'wiped important data from electronic devices', court is told

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Rory McIlroy left Horizon Sports Management in 2013 to set up his own management company

 

A court has been told Rory McIlroy deliberately wiped clean up to eight electronic devices that may have contained important data relating to his legal action against his former management firm.

Their lawyers said the "factory resetting" was also done to the devices of three other key figures in the case including his father Gerry.

They described this as "incredible".

Horizon Sports Management wants orders from court for further disclosure.

These include for documents and the inspection of electronic devices.

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Jordan Spieth: Tiger Woods tied last as youngster wins in Florida

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American Jordan Spieth won the Hero World Challenge by 10 shots as Tiger Woods finished in a tie for last place.

Spieth led from wire to wire in Florida and carded a final round seven-under 66 to finish 26 shots under par on 262.

The 21-year-old, whose closest challenger was Sweden's Henrik Stenson, told Sky Sports: "It was the most fun I have ever had playing holes of golf."

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Tiger Woods back to par as Jordan Spieth extends leads in Florida

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Tiger Woods remains in last place at the Hero World Challenge in Florida despite fighting off illness to shoot a three-under-par 69 in the third round.

The former world number one, 38, vomited on the third fairway but lifted his total score to an even-par 216.

Fellow American Jordan Spieth holds the lead on 20-under and is on the brink of winning his second title of the year.

Read more: Tiger Woods back to par as Jordan Spieth extends leads in Florida

Tiger Woods struggles to five over par on return from injury

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Former world number one Tiger Woods finished five over par after the first round of the invitational World Challenge on his return from injury.

The 38-year-old made a poor start at the event in Florida, sending his first tee shot out of bounds.

Woods carded three bogeys and a double bogey in his first nine holes.

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Tiger Woods return: Has 14-time major winner still got it?

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Tiger Woods returns from injury this week to an ever-changing golf landscape compared with the one that he once so thoroughly dominated.

The former world number one has not played since missing the cut in August's PGA Championship at Valhalla.

It was there that he finally accepted he had not fully recovered from the back surgery he underwent in March this year.

Read more: Tiger Woods return: Has 14-time major winner still got it?


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