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While no one involved in the deal has commented, Fox says Nike has already shot a new commercial featuring McIlroy and Tiger Woods, in which the two marvel over how far they're hitting balls with the company's new red driver. The clip also stars long-hitters Nick Watney and Kyle Stanley, who have signed new deals with Nike as well.
After leaving Titleist, McIlroy would surpass Woods as Nike Golf's highest earner if the figures being reported are accurate.
More on this story as it develops.