Rory has his sights on top spot
Rory McIlroy has stated his intention to become World Number One by the end of 2012 and William Hill are 5/4 that he manages to do so at any point between now and the end of 2012. He is 2/1 to be sat on top of the pile by 31st December 2012.
"Despite being disappointed with his performance in the KLM Open, Rory moved up to third in the World and now has his sights set firmly on claiming the top spot for himself," said Hill's spokesman Joe Crilly. "Saying that however, he has two players ahead of him who will certainly not give up their rankings without a fight."
William Hill Rory McIlroy Odds
McIlroy to become number one at any point between now and Dec 31st 2012: 5/4 yes; 4/7 no
McIlroy to be number one ON Dec 31st 2012: 2/1 yes; 4/11 no