Tom McKibbin: the golf prodigy following closely in Rory McIlroy’s footsteps

One of several intriguing aspects of McKibbin’s journey is that the US has formed such a consistent backdrop. “There are a lot more players over there, things are a lot more competitive over there,” he says. “I have played tournaments in America for longer than I have here because for a while there was nothing for my age group. I was always playing with older kids.”