“Things do get better, and I’m sure Rory knows that. I’m obviously playing quite nicely and things are very good with my family and my girlfriend, so it’s nice.” And current and fellow US Open champion Justin Rose has also expressed his sympathy over Mc Ilroy’s announcement.
“It’s unbelievable as Rory’s a friend of mine and I regard him as a close friend and he vaguely asked me what I’d be doing around the time I thought the wedding might be, so that’s a shame,” said Rose.
“He seemed to be getting some confidence going on the golf course.It’s something you are both probably used to anyway.” Garcia is now dating German-born amateur golfer, Katharina Boehm with the couple sealing their friendship in spectacular manner later last year when Boehm caddied for Garcia in capturing the Asian Tour’s season-ending Thailand Golf Championship in Bangkok and the 25 win of his pro career.“We all go through these difficult moments in life and things are no different for us because we are famous golfers,” Garcia added.But either way it is always a hard thing to do when you have been someone for a long time, for a period of years, and shared so much together.“It should be easier if it is mutual, but when it is a really painful break up you try to get away from it by throwing yourself into golf more than ever. It is not easy to concentrate when something like that is still on your mind.” In fact, Garcia’s golf game went into a tailspin when Norman ended their relationship early in 2009 after the couple first began dating in 2007, and in the year the Spaniard lost out in a British Open play-off to Ireland’s Padraig Harrington at Carnoustie.
“We are real people too, and we go through the same things.