Rory McIlroy doesn't watch his annoying Omega 'Hall of Fame' ad
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Rory McIlroy doesn’t watch his annoying Omega ‘Hall of Fame’ ad


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Even Rory McIlroy can't stand standing in the Hall of Fame.

The new world No. 1 was asked on Thursday about the Omega watch ad that has run incessantly during PGA of America broadcasts, as well during other golf tournaments, for the past two years. At this point, the Ulsterman literally tunes it out.

"(I) turn it off. I've seen it too many times," McIlroy said at the Deutsche Bank Championship.

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If, for some reason, you're unfamiliar with the ad, the spot features McIlroy doing golf things with a golf ball amid the backdrop of the burgeoning Dubai skyline. While McIlroy is doing this, the refrain of The Script's "Hall of Fame" plays. And if you hear it enough times in a row, like everyone did during the PGA Championship, it'll make you want to jab your ears with a fork.


McIlroy believes a new ad is coming someday, but that this one could be salvaged.

"I'm sure I will (shoot a new ad)," McIlroy said. "I'm not sure when. But I think that one went quite well for them, that's why we didn't have to shoot another one this year. If they could just change the music that would help."

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