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Rory McIlroy featured on EA Sports' new PGA Tour video game

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy has replaced Tiger Woods as the face of a popular golf video game, EA announced in Los Angeles.

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Washington, March 17 (IANS)

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy has replaced Tiger Woods as the face of a popular golf video game, EA announced in Los Angeles. Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) said on Monday that EA Sports' PGA Tour video game, scheduled to be released in June, will be named "Rory McIlroy PGA Tour" and feature the Northern Ireland golfer on its cover, reported Xinhua.

It will be the first time since 1998 that Woods has not been featured on the cover.

"I'm very proud and humbled to see my face and name on EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour," McIlroy said in a statement.

"This is a great honour and something I couldn't even dream of growing up playing the sport. I really hope people enjoy the game and I'm very glad I can be a part of it."

Here is the trailer released by EA Sports.

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