Rory Mc Ilroy’s stock in Golf continues to with the signing of a Nike deal worth a potential $250 million over 10 years. Mc Ilroy is one of the most marketable athletes in sport with global appeal due to his clean cut image and being the number one golfer in the world.
Golf has a massive global appeal and is the one sport that is as big in the American market as it is in the European. Mc Ilroy is popular on both sides of the Atlantic and this deal along with his talent could see him become the biggest sports star in the world for the next decade.
Mc Ilroy’s Nike ad with Tiger Woods was released this week. It is a pretty funny ad. Check it out below.