Rory has lots of personality
AFTER STORMING into a commanding lead in the US Open, Rory McIlroy is now 5/2 favourite with William Hill to win the BBC TV Sports Personality of the Year Award.
'Rory's brilliant early performance in the US Open has seen punters desperate to back him for the BBC award and his odds have shrunk from 12/1 pre-tournament.' Said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Hills make Jessica Ennis 5/1 second favourite, with Andy Murray at 8/1, and they also offer; 16/1Alistair Cook, Luke Donald and Lee Westwood; 20/1 Lewis Hamilton; 25/1 Chris Ashton. Others on request.
**McILROY IS NOW 2/9 FAVOURITE TO WIN THE US OPEN WITH HILLS WHO THEN OFFER 25/1 McDOWELL; YANG; 33 GARCIA; MICKELSON.Others on request. McIroy is 20/1 to win by a record breaking 16 shots or more.