Rory McIlroy may have only finished second in the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award tonight but the Twitter account of The British Open have posted a remarkable photo comparing 18-year-old McIlory of 2007 with the victorious McIlory of 2014.
He's come a long way since #TheOpen in 2007! Let's get behind @mcilroyrory to win the @BBCSPOTY 2014 #VOTERORY pic.twitter.com/YQwouG0ApY
— The Open (@TheOpen) December 14, 2014
It's quite clear the fitness plan McIlory has embarked on over the last 18 months is certainly paying off!