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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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UPDATE 1-Golf-Squirrelly start for McIlroy prompts laughs at Travelers

June 23 (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy hit a squirrelly first shot at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut on Saturday -- but that was hardly surprising after the distraction he faced on the tee.
Reuters India Also reported by •Reuters

McIlroy three off lead in Travelers Championship

mcilroy three off lead in travelers championship
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy is three shots off the lead after two rounds of the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.
BBC Sport Also reported by •RTE.ie

Videos for Rory McIlroy

McIlroy back in form
McIlroy back in form

Rory McIlroy put in some hard work on the range after missing the cut at the US Open, and it paid off as he fired an opening 64 at the Travelers Championship.

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Late rally not enough for Rory
Late rally not enough for Rory

Rory McIlroy's back-nine charge was not enough to avoid his third straight missed cut at the US Open as he closed on 10 over par.

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What's happened to McIlroy?
What's happened to McIlroy?

Paul McGinley explains the issues he feels Rory McIlroy needs to address if he wants to rediscover the form that earned him four majors and the world No 1 ranking.

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McIlroy shows off football skills
McIlroy shows off football skills

Rory McIlroy has been showing off his football skills in the Shinnecock Hills clubhouse ahead of the US Open.

Sky Sports UK -



McIlroy planning 'conservative strategy'
McIlroy planning 'conservative strategy'

Rory McIlroy says he is going to prioritise accuracy over distance off the tee at this week's US Open.

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Rory McIlroy at Shinnecock Hills
Rory McIlroy at Shinnecock Hills

Rory McIlroy on his US Open chances and the Shinnecock Hills set-up.

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Travelers Championship: Rory McIlroy three shots off lead, Paul Casey two

travelers championship: rory mcilroy three shots off lead, paul casey two
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy is three shots off the lead after two rounds of the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.
BBC News Also reported by •BBC Sport

Sport24.co.za | Spieth stumbles, McIlroy in hunt at Travelers

Defending champion Jordan Spieth stumbled in the second round of the PGA Travelers Championship while Rory McIlroy hung tough.
News24

Nedbank Golf Challenge: Rory McIlroy to make Sun City return

nedbank golf challenge: rory mcilroy to make sun city return
Rory McIlroy takes part in the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa in November as he aims to top the European Tour's order of merit standings.
BBC News

Sport24.co.za | McIlroy confirmed for Sun City

Rory McIlroy has confirmed his participation in the Nedbank Golf Challenge to be held in November this year.
News24

Golf-McIlroy searching for swing of nearly a decade ago

June 21 (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy is trying to replicate his swing from almost a decade ago, he said on Thursday after a six-under-par 64 in the first round at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.
Reuters India

Rory McIlroy makes strong start to Travelers Championship to go one shot behind early leaders

rory mcilroy makes strong start to travelers championship to go one shot behind early leaders
The 29-year-old missed the halfway cut at the US Open last week but moved a shot off the clubhouse leaders Jordan Spieth and Zach Johnson at the Travelers Championship in Cromwell.
MailOnline

Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy rebound from U.S. Open with strong start at Travelers

Jordan Spieth shares the lead with Zach Johnson after one round of the Travelers Championship at 7-under-par 63 and Rory McIlroy is one shot back.
USATODAY.com

2018 Travelers Championship: Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy among stars showing out in Round 1

A golf tournament broke out in Connecticut on Thursday!
CBS Sports

McIlroy and Harrington start well at Travelers

Rory McIlroy hit back following his US Open disappointment with a superb first-round 64 at the Travelers Championship while Padraig Harrington is also in the mix.
RTE.ie

McIlroy: Massive overreaction to Mickelson putt

World number seven Rory McIlroy feels there has been a "massive over-reaction" to Phil Mickelson's conduct at last week's US Open.
RTE.ie

Rory McIlroy laughed off Phil Mickelson's controversial putt at U.S. Open

Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth played the opening rounds with Phil Mickelson at the U.S. Open and witnessed how rapidly the putting conditions changed.
USATODAY.com

World Rankings

Jun 18 (OPTA) - The World Rankings on Jun 17 Rnk Prv Total 1. (1) Dustin Johnson (US) 448.20 2. (2) Justin Thomas (US) 446.90 3. (3) Justin Rose (England) 380.77 4. (9) Brooks Koepka (US) 334.18 5. (4)..
Reuters India

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