Rory McIlroy Formally Splits With Horizon Sports Management
Golfer Rory McIlroy has formally "terminated his contract" with Horizon Sports Management, and his business interests "will be managed by Rory McIlroy Incorporated from now on." Donald Casey will serve as RMI CEO, and the Rory Foundation will be run by longtime McIlroy family friend Barry Funston. Media relations will be handled by a team from The Communications Clinic headed by Terry Prone (BELFASTTELEGRAPH.co.uk, 9/27). This marks the "second change in two years" for McIlroy, who left Int'l Sports Management for Horizon in October '11 (BLOOMBERG NEWS, 9/27).