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Rory McIlroy


Fore, dad! Rory McIlroy sends errant Masters shot off his father

April 09, 2021 10:17 am

Here's a tale that will be part of McIlroy family lore for probably forever: Gerry McIlroy was standing near the right side of the green, watching his son play his second shot from off to the left of the fairway on Thursday. The ball wound up hitting Gerry McIlroy in the left leg.

Rory McIlroy looking for win, US Open preparation at Torrey Pines

January 28, 2021 9:14 am

With Tiger Woods missing one of his favorite tournaments due to his fifth back surgery, Rory McIlroy and former Farmers winners Jon Rahm, Marc Leishman, and Jason Day top the field at Torrey Pines.

Rory McIlroy criticises Donald Trump, wouldn’t play golf with him again

May 16, 2020 10:46 am

Rory McIlroy says he wouldn’t play golf again with President Donald Trump and doubts he would even be invited after questioning his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy to clash in new format

September 19, 2019 2:57 pm

Tiger Woods will clash with Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Hideki Matsuyama in a high-stakes, globally televised golf challenge in Japan next month.

History repeats itself as Rory McIlroy gets another police escort

August 18, 2019 1:27 pm

It was a more leisurely trip this time for McIlroy, who took up the offer of an escort from the local police department for a trip down memory lane.

Brooks Koepka dominates one-sided bout with Rory McIlroy in Memphis

July 29, 2019 11:34 am

It was the first time Koepka and McIlroy had been paired in a final round, raising hopes of a day-long duel. But McIlroy missed a short birdie putt at the third hole from inside four feet and never recovered.

Rory McIlroy overcomes mini meltdown to stay close at US Open

June 15, 2019 1:44 pm

Since winning his only US Open title at Congressional in 2011, McIlroy had shot in the 60s in just two rounds over his past seven appearances, missing the cut the past three years.

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy win in Match Play, set up Saturday meeting

March 30, 2019 10:25 am

Tiger Woods rallied to defeat fellow American Patrick Cantlay 4&2 and Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy prevailed over England's Matthew Fitzpatrick by the same score. That put both in Saturday's round of 16.

Tiger Woods on thin ice after loss, Rory McIlroy wins again

March 29, 2019 10:15 am

Beaten 2&1 by Brandt Snedeker, Tiger Woods will need to defeat Patrick Cantlay on the final day of the round-robin phase at Austin Country Club and hope Aaron Wise can win against Snedeker in the other match to go through.

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy winners of their opening rounds at WGC-Match Play

March 28, 2019 11:18 am

Tiger Woods fell behind fellow American Aaron Wise through 10 holes but battled back to seal the win when the 22-year-old missed a short putt on the 17th, handing the four-times Masters champion a 3 and 1 victory.