McIlroy sends letter to young fan

It's always nice to see high-profile athletes reach out to youngsters and offer some encouragement.

On the way to his FedEx Cup victory earlier this year, Rory McIlroy holed out for eagle on the 16th hole in the final round of the Tour Championship:

After he collected his ball from the cup, he tossed it into the crowd — where it found its way into the hands of a young fan.

Rory didn't stop there, however. After he found out about the boy, McIlroy sent him the following letter:

What a class act!