and his tennis-playing girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki
started the New Year with a bang on Wednesday by announcing their engagement on Twitter.
"Happy New Year everyone! I have a feeling it's going
to be a great year!! My first victory of 2014 #shesaidyes!!," golfer
McIlroy, who rang in the New Year with Wozniacki in Sydney, wrote.
The two former world number ones in their respective
sports have been dating for more than two years and erroneous reports
their relationship was over last year was proposed by some as an
explanation for McIlroy's drop in form.
Northern Irishman McIlroy, 24, had to wait until December to claim his first title of the season when he dramatically edged Adam Scott on the final hole to win the Australian Open.
Wozniacki, 23, pulled out of this week's Brisbane
International with an injured right shoulder but is confident she will
be able to play in this week's Sydney International in preparation for the Jan. 13-26 Australian Open.
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