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Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy

Born: May 4, 1989 (age 29) in Holywood

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Rory McIlroy, MBE is a Northern Irish professional golfer from Holywood in County Down who is a member of both the European and PGA Tours.

He is the current World Number One and a four-time major champion.

McIlroy won his first major at age 22 at the U.S.

Open in 2011, setting a record score of 16-under-par on his way to an eight-stroke victory.

The following year he won the 2012 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island by a record eight strokes for his second major title.

Two years later, he won the final two majors in 2014.

With his victory at the Open Championship in July, McIlroy became the first European to win three different majors, and joined Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods as one of three to win three majors by the age of 25.

Three weeks later, he won his second PGA Championship for his fourth major title.

He had a successful amateur career, topping the World Amateur Golf Ranking for one week as a 17-year-old in 2007.

Later that year he turned professional and soon established himself on the European Tour.

He had his first win on the European Tour in 2009, and on the PGA Tour in 2010.


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McIlroy and Fowler skipping first PGA Tour playoff event

Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler are skipping the first event of the PGA Tour's FedExCup playoff series, the Northern Trust Open in New Jersey, for different reasons.
Reuters Also reported by •Reuters India

Rory McIlroy will skip first event of FedEx Cup Playoffs with plans to return for next event

The No. 7 player in the world is taking a week to recharge before the stretch run
CBS Sports

Videos for Rory McIlroy

Players at the Irish Open [Video]Players at the Irish Open

Irish Open host Rory McIlroy is among several stars of the European Tour who are unanimous in their verdict that playing golf in Ireland is en experience not to be missed.

Sky Sports UK -

At PGA Championship, all eyes still on Tiger [Video]At PGA Championship, all eyes still on Tiger

Tiger Woods' comeback is once again the main topic of conversation at this week's PGA Championship, held at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, although World Number One Dustin Johnson says he also..

Reuters Studio -

Rory on Firestone test [Video]Rory on Firestone test

Rory McIlroy explains why he loves the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and the challenges that Firestone brings.

Sky Sports UK -

Woods: Open result will sting for a little bit [Video]Woods: Open result will sting for a little bit

Francesco Molinari became Italy’s first major champion after firing a closing two-under-par 69 to win the British Open at Carnoustie on Sunday, beating golf legend Tiger Woods. Grace Lee reports.

Reuters Studio -

Francesco Molinari Wins The British Open [Video]Francesco Molinari Wins The British Open

Business Insider reports that Francesco Molinari played a steady hand amid another crazy ending at Carnoustie and won the British Open to become Italy's first major champion. Tiger Woods took the lead..

Wochit News -

Francesco Molinari wins British Open, Tiger Briefly Leads [Video]Francesco Molinari wins British Open, Tiger Briefly Leads

Italian Francesco Molinari outlasts Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth to win the British Open.

Sports Illustrated -

 

McIlroy may skip first leg of FedExCup Playoffs

Rory McIlroy is considering skipping the first leg of the FedExCup Playoffs next week to rest and find his form ahead of the remainder of the playoff events and the Ryder Cup.
Reuters

McIlroy may skip first FedEx Cup event to find form before Ryder Cup

mcilroy may skip first fedex cup event to find form before ryder cup
Rory McIlroy may miss the first event of the FedEx Cup play-offs series in an attempt to find his best form with the Ryder Cup looming.
BBC Sport Also reported by •BBC News

Rory McIlroy: Northern Irishman may choose to miss first FedEx Cup event

rory mcilroy: northern irishman may choose to miss first fedex cup event
Rory McIlroy says he may opt to skip the first event of the FedEx Cup play-offs series in New Jersey in order to work on his game
BBC News

World Rankings

Aug 13 (OPTA) - The World Rankings on Aug 12 Rnk Prv Total 1. (1) Dustin Johnson (US) 460.55 2. (4) Brooks Koepka (US) 426.74 3. (2) Justin Thomas (US) 483.81 4. (3) Justin Rose (England) 389.30 5. (7)..
Reuters India

It's been a year to forget, admits Rory McIlroy after his latest flop at the USPGA Championship 

it's been a year to forget, admits rory mcilroy after his latest flop at the uspga championship 
A downcast Rory McIlroy offered a typically blunt assessment of his performances in the majors this year after finishing well down the field at the 100th USPGA Championship.
MailOnline

Rory McIlroy makes Major admission after US PGA showing

rory mcilroy makes major admission after us pga showing
RORY MCILROY admitted he had suffered a Major season to forget after a rollercoaster final round left him struggling to finish in the top 50 at the US PGA.
Daily Star

'There's a lot of room for improvement'

Rory McIlroy admitted his swing has "regressed" after he wrapped up his PGA Championship with a level-par 70 that left him two-under for the tournament.
RTE.ie

PGA Championship: Tiger Woods fights into contention but Rory McIlroy sees challenge fade after tricky start

Woods' round of 66 kept him six shots off leader Gary Woodland but McIlroy hit trouble at the start of the third round
Independent

How much the world's top golfers earn for winning a Major

how much the world's top golfers earn for winning a major
The world's premier golfers have descended on Bellerive Country Club in Missouri this week for a shot at winning the last Major of the year, the US PGA Championship. And it isn't just glory and the..
City A.M.

Fowler, Woods and McIlroy make moves as US PGA resumes

fowler, woods and mcilroy make moves as us pga resumes
Rickie Fowler, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy all make gains at the rain-delayed the US PGA Championship as American Gary Woodland still leads.
BBC Sport

US PGA Championship: Rickie Fowler, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy all make gains

us pga championship: rickie fowler, tiger woods and rory mcilroy all make gains
Rickie Fowler, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy all make gains at the rain-delayed the US PGA Championship as American Gary Woodland still leads.
BBC News

WATCH: Rory McIlroy energizes morning crowd with hole-out from rough for birdie at PGA Championship

McIlroy needed a spark with his early Saturday finish to the second round
CBS Sports

PGA Championship resumes with second round at wet Bellerive

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and the rest of the players that were still on the course when play was suspended at the PGA Championship have resumed their second rounds at soggy..
Seattle Times Also reported by •USATODAY.com

PGA Championship: Indian golfers Shubhankar Sharma, Anirban Lahiri off to steady start

India's Shubhankar Sharma shot his first sub-par round at a Major as he compiled a one-under 69 to lie tied 33rd after the first round of the 100th PGA Championship in St. Louis. While Sharma,..
DNA

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