Golf: When Rory McIlroy met nine-year-old Prince Charles

Was Rory McIlroy being interviewed by a nine-year-old - a video that went viral - a cute watch?

Billy Jenkins grills Rory McIlroy with a style that gave a nod towards Jeremy Paxman.
Billy Jenkins grills Rory McIlroy with a style that gave a nod towards Jeremy Paxman.

Sure.

Did anyone really think Billy Jenkins, Rory’s interrogator, came up with the questions himself?

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Of course not.

But were we all amazed how unfazed Billy was at meeting a golfing superstar?

Well, yes - until realising that Billy is not only a budding actor but has already worked with both Royalty AND Dr Who.

And if a nine-year-old kid isn’t fazed by meeting and working with a Time Lord, then - sorry, Rory - he is going to find interviewing you as easy as a one-inch putt.

PS Okay, Billy didn’t meet Royalty - he played Royalty.

Billy took the role of a young Prince Charles in Netflix series The Crown.

Former Dr Who, Matt Smith, played Billy’s on-screen dad, the Duke of Edinburgh.