Video: Rory McIlroy's fake Irish cousin fools reporters to get on national TV 4 years ago

Video: Rory McIlroy's fake Irish cousin fools reporters to get on national TV

This is what happens when chancing your arm pays off.

Jarlath Magee from Mayobridge, County Down, successfully gatecrashed the Cadillac Match Play in San Francisco by pretending to be Rory McIlroy's cousin, who now lives stateside.

US broadcasting behemoths believed the Irishman's story and even gave "Jarly McIlroy" a brief interview for one of their reports.

Check out Jarlath fooling the US reports in the video below at around the 1:27 mark.