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Rory McIlroy & Oakley resolve difference

Updated: Sunday, 24 Nov 2013 16:00 | Comments

Rory McIlroy won his two majors during his spell with Oakley
Rory McIlroy won his two majors during his spell with Oakley

Rory McIlroy has resolved his legal issues with former sponsor Oakley after both sides amicably settled their differences.

Oakley had taken legal proceedings against McIlroy for allegedly breaking a contract with the sunglasses and clothing company

A joint statement confirmed that the issue had been resolved.

McIlroy said: "I always had an excellent working relationship with Oakley's representatives and I am delighted the case is now behind me."

Pat McIlvain, VP of Oakley Sports Marketing, said on behalf of the company: "We are very pleased the proceedings against Rory have been resolved. We enjoyed an excellent relationship with Rory as an Oakley brand ambassador. He conducted all his engagements on our behalf with energy and professionalism.  We recognize that, in his business dealings with us that were the subject matter of this dispute, Rory was represented by his agent."

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