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April 07, 2009
April 07, 2009

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April 7, 2009

SI Bonus Section: Golf Plus
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RORY MCILROY IS NOT THE ONLY PRECOCIOUS PLAYER TEEING IT UP AT THE MASTERS. TEEN SENSATIONS RYO ISHIKAWA AND DANNY LEE ALSO WILL BE IN THE FIELD. HERE'S HOW THE JONAS BROTHERS OF GOLF MATCH UP

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RYO (left)DANNY (center)RORY (right)
AGE (M/D/Y)17 (9/17/91)18 (7/2/90)19 (5/4/89)
HT./WT.5'7", 1406'0", 1685'11", 160
COUNTRYJapanNew ZealandNorthern Ireland
AGE FIRST PLAYED682
BEST ROUND656361
TURNED/TURNING PRO1/10/084/13/099/18/07
YOUNGEST TO...Win on Japan tour (15)Win U.S. Amateur (18 yrs., 1 mo.)Make Top 50 in World Ranking (19 yrs., 7 mo.)
TICKET TO AUGUSTASpecial inviteU.S. Am. winTop 50 in world
HAIRSpikyTintedWild
DRIVER COVER (at times)Ian Poulter/HimselfCallawayPuppy
NOTABLE POSSESSIONPrivate practice range"59" belt buckleAudi S5
FEMININE INFLUENCEMomMomGirlfriend
FAVE FOODHamburgersKoreanDouble chicken pitas, with corn on the cob chips
IDOL/INSPIRATIONTiger Woods, Ian PoulterTiger WoodsTiger Woods
FAVE SOCCER TEAMMan. UMan. UMan. U
TOUR DEBUT'09 Northern Trust (MC)'08 Wyndham (20th)'07 British Open (42nd)
NICKNAMEBashful PrinceDanny the MachineMcAvoy (as in Roy)
PRO WS2 (Japan)1 (Europe)1 (Europe)
WORLD RANKING69thNR17th
PHOTODAVID CANNON/GETTY IMAGESTWO PHOTOSDARREN CARROLL