Rory McIlroy files for divorce from wife Erica after 7 years of marriage

Rory McIlroy, after seven years of marriage, has filed for divorce, as per court records in Palm Beach County, Florida

McIlroy and Erica Stoll's fairy-tale meeting during the 2012 Ryder Cup led to their marriage in 2017

The couple shares a daughter named Poppy, born in September 2020

TMZ first reported the divorce filing, with no immediate access to the petition's details

McIlroy's attorney, Thomas Sasser, previously represented Tiger Woods during his divorce in 2010.

A statement from McIlroy's manager emphasized his wish for a respectful and amicable separation.