Agence France-PresseApril 9, 2013 14:32
Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods have shared the world No. 1 ranking this year, but talk of an all-encompassing rivalry between the two is premature, the Irishman said on Tuesday.
Speaking ahead of his fifth appearance in the Masters, the year's first major, McIlory said that a quick a look at their respective playing records proved his point.
"I don't see myself a rival to Tiger or to anyone," he said.
"Tiger obviously has been on tour, for, what, 12 more years than me or something like that.