MEXICO CITY — Even during his seven weeks away from competition, Rory McIlroy managed to stay relevant.
He started last week by accepting an invitation to play golf with President Donald Trump. It was his first 18 holes since he played through a rib injury at the South African Open. McIlroy ended the week by playing a match against Dustin Johnson.
"Quite a week for me," he said Tuesday. "I got to play with the president of the United States and the best golfer in the world."
He returns this week at the Mexico Championship, and this is no time for a siesta.
The Masters — the only major keeping McIlroy from the career Grand Slam — starts in 37...