The pair seemed made for one another, but the Northern Irishman claimed he wanted to focus purely on his career.
And lucky for us that’s exactly what happened as McIlroy spent the next few months dominating the golf course.
So, McIlory probably deserves this opportunity to put his feet up and relax for a little while.
But it seems the 25-year-old won’t be doing it alone, that’s if rumours are to be believed that the golfer is dating beautiful PGA employee Erica Stoll:
Is there anything at life that McIlroy isn’t winning at?!