No Wedding: Rory McIlroy And Caroline Wozniacki Are Splitsville
by Tom Gainey | May 21st, 2014, 12:25 pm

The impending wedding between Rory McIlroy and longtime girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki has been called off. McIlroy made the announcement via a statement earlier today.

“There is no right way to end a relationship that has been so important to two people,” McIlroy said. “The problem is mine. The wedding invitations issued at the weekend made me realise that I wasn’t ready for all that marriage entails.

“I wish Caroline all the happiness she deserves and thank her for the great times we’ve had.”

McIlroy and Wozniacki got engaged at the start of the year. Then a rumored August (revised to November) wedding was planned.

Wozniacki responded early Thursday:

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23 Comments for No Wedding: Rory McIlroy And Caroline Wozniacki Are Splitsville

SG1 Says:

I guess he spoke with Tiger before making this decision.

SG1 Says:

Discussion between Rory and Woz probably went something like this:

RM: Hi Hon…how was your day?

CW: OK. Another lousy day with the forehand. You?

RM: Not bad. Was at Nike today worked on the driver.

CW: How’d that go?

RM: Not bad. Still hitting those duck hooks. Hey, I ran into to Tiger at Nike. He congratulated me on our pending marriage. Was providing some unsolicited but interesting marrital advice.


RM: Cari….you there?

RM: Hello.

RM: Hello?

andrea Says:

a little crazy to hear this AFTER they sent out wedding invitations a scant few days ago.

however, two athletes in their mid 20’s, who travel the world and have a window to make a name for themselves…..not sure marriage is the best move.

at least they made a smart decision….rather than divorce one year later.

Truthsquad Says:

And in a few years when he needs some quick cash, he can trash her reputation in a tell all a la Jimmy Connors…

Humble Rafa Says:

McIlroy wanted a pre-nup. Woz lady ain’t signing one.

Humble Rafa Says:

Humble Highness pointed out that they were too young when they got engaged.

Hippy Chic Says:

Well best they figured it out now,rather than marry and then realize that they have made a mistake IMO….

Colin Says:

“They”? It was Rory’s personal decision.
He’s silly, but no sillier than I was at that age.
As the old joke goes, “I used to think I was indecisive, but now I’m not so sure.”

Hippy Chic Says:

I used to be indecisive but im alright now,i think?

skeezer Says:

Humble Rafa is available…..

Bad Knee Rules Says:

Humble Rafa is available…..
Not without uncle Toni’s permission.

Humble Rafa Says:

I don’t marry someone with a weak forehand like that.

Kimberly Says:

@humble rafa—-nooooo, can’t marry someone with a weak forehand. Otherwise your offspring will get outplayed by the 4 offspring of the arrogant one.

I will be setting up bracket challenge on global tennis tomorrow

Eric Says:

Interesting; sad, I guess, although seemed like a silly relationship anyway (in the beginning, at least; how do you really know someone you just met at famous-athlete parties?). Maybe Woz can spend some time practicing now.

Okiegal Says:

Maybe Woz turned into a Bridezilla……stranger things have happened. I remember how on edge I got getting ready for mine…….lots of nerves…….sounds like Rory was the nervous one! Poor guy, I know that took lots of guts to pull the plug. Better now than later…..

Colin Says:

You guys are talking as if this is the first time Rory’s called it off. About a year ago he announced he was going to concentrate on his golf so the engagement was over. This subsequently seemed to have been untrue, but he had allowed the announcement to be made public. At least he didn’t plead he had toothache this time (golf followers will know what I’m referring to).

roy Says:

why would a guy like this want a professional tennis player as a wife when she’ll be jet-setting most of the year?

the only way this can work is if you play tennis too and can align significant chunks.

he needs a girl who can join him on tour so you can actually have a marriage.

and caroline needs to realise that unlike the feminist fantasies she’s been conditioned with, you can’t prioritize an extremely absent/alienating career and get the fairy tale too.

you’re gonna have to pick, sweetheart! otherwise don’t expect commitment until you retire, unless you wanna play sugarmamma to a beta with no goals of his own.

Ben Pronin Says:

^That’s pretty offensive.

SG1 Says:

Golf is quite a bit different than tennis. While there is a European PGA Tour and mini tours here and there, the most important tournaments are predominantly played in the US. This makes having a home life a lot easier than it is for tennis players. Tennis is all over the globe. Just not easy to align schedules under these circumstances. I think roy is right when he said that Rory wanted a marriage. Even the strongest marriage can’t overcome being apart for months at a time, year after year. I think that they wanted to make it work but just couldn’t find a way. I don’t think that Woz should give up her career anymore than Rory. As with pretty much everything in life, timing is critical.

Giles Says:

Lol. Rory dumps Caro and a few days later wins the BMW PGA Championship. Well done Rory!

Colin Says:

“Even the strongest marriage can’t overcome being apart for months at a time, year after year”.


So how did the marriages of World War II soldiers survive (as did that of my former father-in-law)?

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