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Niall Horan of One Direction teams with Rory McIlroy again

One Direction's Niall Horan will play alongside Rory McIlroy at BMW PGA Championship pro-am later this month

Niall Horan doesn't play on the pro golf tour, but it's starting to feel that way.

The pop singer of One Direction fame caddied for top-ranked Rory McIlroy during the par-3 contest before the Masters last month.

Now, Horan will play beside McIlroy in the pro-am before the upcoming BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.

"I'll probably be more nervous than in front of thousands with [One Direction]," he was quoted as saying in a BBC report. "I'm hoping Rory will give me a few tips on calming the nerves."

Young fans cheered Horan at Augusta National, where he tripped over McIlroy's bag at one point and took a swing from a tee, plunking his shot in the water.

McIlroy, who will appear on stage with One Direction at some point in the near future, said they "had a good fun together."


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