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McDowell trust held 10% of Horizon when McIlroy signed

Irish golfer Graeme McDowell had a 10 per cent holding in Conor Ridge's sports management company Horizon.

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
29th June, 2014

Irish golfer Graeme McDowell had a 10 per cent holding in Conor Ridge's sports management company Horizon when Rory McIlroy signed up to the firm as a client, according to sources close to the matter.

However, representatives of Horizon insist that the shares were held in a trust, and that McDowell made no money from the shareholding. Specifically, they say, McDowell did not breach any of the PGA Tour's rules about benefiting financially from another golfer's...

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