Sponsors congratulate Rory McIlroy on Open triumph

Nike, Omega and Bose were among the brands to congratulate Rory McIlroy, the Northern Irish golfer, on winning the Open yesterday afternoon.

Rory McIlroy: Nike celebrates Open win
Rory McIlroy: Nike celebrates Open win

Nike, which signed a $250 million ten-year deal with the golfer at the end of 2012, tweeted an image of McIlroy

Omega tweeted an image of McIlroy holding the Claret Jug of the Open Champtionship while wearing one of the brand’s watches.

Bose, the high-end stereo system company, retweeted the PGA Tour’s congratulations to the 25-year-old.

Ladbrokes, meanwhile, tweeted a picture of McIlroy lifting up his trophy with the news that it will be paying out £180,000 to the golfer's dad and his friends after they bet he would win the tournament within ten years in 2004.

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