McIlroy launches program for fans who love to play golf

  • FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2019 file photo, Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hits his tee shot on the 14th hole during the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament on the North Course at Torrey Pines in San Diego. McIlroy and NBC Sports Group launched a direct-to-consumer product Tuesday, Feb. 5 aimed at making golf more fun for fans who play. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Rory McIlroy can’t imagine what his life would be like without golf, and now he wants to cultivate his joy of the game with as many people as possible through a partnership with NBC Sports Group.