Rory McIlroy calls off engagement to Caroline Wozniaki

Rory McIlroy, engagement, Caroline Wozniaki
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In a statement released through his management firm on Wednesday, Rory McIlroy announced that he has called off his engagement to tennis star Caroline Wozniaki.
By T.J. Auclair, Senior Interactive Producer
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Rory McIlroy has called off his engagement to tennis star Caroline Wozniaki.

In a statement released by his management firm on Wednesday, McIlroy explained he, "wasn't ready for all that marriage entails."

McIlroy, 25, proposed to the 23-year-old Wozniaki on New Year's Eve in Sydney, Australia, after many British tabloids reported the two had split.

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"There is no right way to end a relationship that has been so important to two people," McIlroy said in the statement as he prepares for BMW PGA Championship in England, the European Tour's flagship event.

"The wedding invitations issued at the weekend made me realize 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. I will not be saying anything more about our relationship in any setting."

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T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.