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McIlroy decides over lunch to play in Texas Open

Updated: March 30, 2013, 4:01 PM ET
Associated Press

HUMBLE, Texas -- Rory McIlroy never considered entering the Texas Open the week before the Masters until caddie J.P. Fitzgerald suggested it.

McIlroy thought about it over lunch after his second round at the Houston Open on Friday and sent Fitzgerald a text message saying he thought it was a good idea.

"I ended up thinking to myself, OK, let's just do for these next couple of weeks what's best for me," said McIlroy, now No. 2 in the world after Tiger Woods won at Bay Hill. "What's ...

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