McIlroy coach Bannon wins UK award

Rory McIlroy's coach Michael Bannon has won the UK High Performance Coach (Non-Olympic) of the Year award.

Bannon has coached world number one McIlroy since he was seven.

The former Holywood and Bangor professional has been credited with bringing McIlroy back to his top form to win the US PGA Championship by a record eight shots in August.