Rory McIlroy wants to follow in Greg Norman's footsteps

The world No. 6 golfer says Russell Crowe has been his favourite Australian actor while his favourite all-time Australian golfer is Greg Norman.

updated: November 27, 2013 11:11 IST
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Sydney: Rory McIlroyRory McIlroy says he admires most things Australian, particularly Russell Crowe and Greg Norman, and would like nothing more than to get his hands on the Australian Open trophy this week.

The Northern Irishman is playing the event at Royal Sydney from Thursday and revealed Australians figure highly in people he reveres, but admitted another Australian icon, Vegemite, was not to his taste.

"Russell Crowe's always been my favourite Australian actor and my favourite all-time Australian golfer is Greg Norman," he said Tuesday.

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