Rory McIlroy’s Old Irish Mansion to Become Wedding Venue

Rory McIlroy proposed to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki on New Year’s Day, but the couple has yet to publicly announce a date or venue for the much-anticipated wedding. One thing you can bank on: The wedding will not take place at McIlroy’s former mansion in Northern Ireland.

Other people may soon be getting married there, however, reports the Irish Mirror. The property, once worth $2.79 million (2 million Euros), sold nearly a year ago to property developer and former TV personality Gary McCausland. His company, Robinhall House Ltd., now plans to use the five-bedroom house and 14-acre estate in the hospitality business.

Related Link: Photos – Rory & Caroline

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The property sits in Carryduff, which is just outside Belfast, the capital and largest city in Northern Ireland. It boasts a gym and may soon have a swimming pool, but the most attractive feature has to be the golf course, which even comes with a putting green and driving range. This is basically the place where McIlroy honed his game en route to becoming the No. 1 player in the world. (You can see some video of the course here.)

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McIlroy used to think he’d always be based in Northern Ireland, but with the PGA Tour and most of the biggest events primarily in the U.S., he purchased a $9.5 million, 15,000-square-foot mansion in Jupiter, Fla., in 2012.

McIlroy shared the Northern Ireland house with his ex-girlfriend, Holly Sweeney.

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