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Rory McIlroy files for divorce from wife of 7 years

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Rory McIlroy files for divorce from wife of 7 years
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — 4-time main champion Rory McIlroy on Monday filed for divorce from his spouse, Erica, in response to court docket paperwork in household court docket in Palm Seashore County, Florida.

McIlroy, 35, who’s enjoying on this week’s PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Membership, confirmed the pending separation by means of his supervisor, Sean O’Flaherty.

“Rory McIlroy’s communications crew confirmed at this time {that a} divorce has been filed,” O’Flaherty mentioned within the assertion. “They confused Rory’s want to make sure this tough time is as respectful and amicable as potential. He is not going to be making any additional remark.”

McIlroy and his spouse have a 3-year-old daughter, Poppy.

McIlroy met his spouse, the previous Erica Stoll, on the 2012 Ryder Cup. They began courting two years later, after McIlroy ended his relationship with tennis star Caroline Wozniacki.

McIlroy and Stoll have been married in Eire in 2017.

Within the court docket submitting, a duplicate of which was obtained by ESPN, McIlroy’s attorneys wrote that the wedding is irretrievably damaged. They requested for shared parental custody of their daughter and for a choose to implement a prenuptial settlement the couple signed on March 7, 2017.

A cause for the divorce wasn’t instantly identified. The petition for dissolution of marriage was filed confidentially.

McIlroy’s legal professional, Thomas J. Sasser, additionally represented Tiger Woods in his divorce from his ex-wife, Elin Nordegren, in 2010.

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