Rory McIlroy

Born: May 4, 1989 (age 28)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Hollywood, County Down
Nationality: Northern Ireland flag Northern Irish

Rory Mcilroy
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Rory McIlroy tees off during the final round of The Masters on April 10, 2016
Rory McIlroy to play in next week's British Masters at Close House
World number eight Rory McIlroy explains that his decision to take part in the British Masters is down to his desire to end 2017 "on a high".
Sep 18, 17:14
Justin Thomas of United States in action during round two of the CIMB Classic at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club on October 30, 2015
Result: Justin Thomas claims USPGA Championship title
American Justin Thomas wins the US PGA Championship title by two shots to claim his first Major crown at Quail Hollow.
Aug 14, 09:43
A hench Rory McIlroy in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Rory McIlroy out injured until 2018?
Rory McIlroy admits that he may take the rest of the year off in an attempt to recover from a persistent back problem.
Aug 13, 20:46
Hideki Matsuyama of Japan holds his broken club on the 18th hole during the final round of the Memorial Tournament on June 1, 2014
Result: Hideki Matsuyama fires record-equalling 61 to win Bridgestone Invitational
World number three Hideki Matsuyama shoots a nine-under-par 61 to win the Bridgestone Invitational by five shots in Ohio.
Aug 7, 10:48
A hench Rory McIlroy in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Rory McIlroy confirms split from long-term caddie JP Fitzgerald
World number four Rory McIlroy parts company with JP Fitzgerald after a nine-year association after 'growing angry' at his lack of personal success in 2017.
Aug 2, 20:56
Rory McIlroy hits his tee shot on the 15th hole during the second round of the World Golf Championships-Dell Match Play at the Austin Country Club on March 24, 2016
Rory McIlroy paired with Dustin Johnson at The Open
Rory McIlroy will play alongside world number one Dustin Johnson and Charl Schwartzel during the first two rounds of The Open at Birkdale.
Jul 17, 13:40
Jordan Spieth plays his shot from the first tee during round two of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions on January 8, 2016
Result: Jordan Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers Championship playoff
Jordan Spieth wins the Travelers Championship after holing a bunker shot to beat Daniel Berger in a playoff.
Jun 26, 09:29
Sami Khedira and Oliver Norwood in action during the Euro 2016 Group C match between Northern Ireland and Germany on June 21, 2016
Result: American Brooks Koepka wins US Open
American Brooks Koepka claims his first Major by winning the US Open at Erin Hills, equalling the tournament's lowest winning score of 16-under.
Jun 19, 10:08
Dustin Johnson of the United States poses with the winner's trophy after winning the US Open at Oakmont Country Club on June 19, 2016
Who can challenge Dustin Johnson at the US Open?
Defending champion Dustin Johnson is the bookmakers' favourite heading into the 2017 US Open, but who can challenge the world number one at Erin Hills?
Jun 12, 16:40
A hench Rory McIlroy in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Rory McIlroy pulls out of BMW PGA Championship due to injury
World number two Rory McIlroy pulls out of the BMW PGA Championship due to a rub injury.
May 19, 19:21
Sergio Garcia lines up a putt on the eighth green during the first round of the Honda Classic on February 25, 2016
Sergio Garcia, Justin Rose move into top 10 of world rankings
Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose move back into the top 10 of the World Golf Rankings after their battle at The Masters.
Apr 10, 10:08
Sergio Garcia lines up a putt on the eighth green during the first round of the Honda Classic on February 25, 2016
Result: Sergio Garcia edges out Justin Rose to win Masters
Spain's Sergio Garcia wins The Masters in a playoff against Justin Rose after a classic exchange between the pair during the final round at Augusta.
Apr 10, 09:26
Justin Rose celebrates winning Olympic gold in Rio on August 14, 2016
Justin Rose jumps into share of lead on day three at Augusta
Justin Rose joins Sergio Garcia at the top of the Masters standings after carding a five-under-par 67 on day three at Augusta National.
Apr 9, 09:29
Sergio Garcia lines up a putt on the eighth green during the first round of the Honda Classic on February 25, 2016
Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler, Thomas Pieters, Charley Hoffman lead Masters
Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler form part of a four-man group who lead The Masters by two shots at the halfway stage.
Apr 8, 09:14
Charley Hoffman of the United States walks off the 17th tee during the second round of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2015
Charley Hoffman opens up four-shot lead on day one of 81st Masters
Unheralded American Charley Hoffman defies tricky blustery conditions to take a four-shot lead after day one of the 2017 Masters at Augusta National.
Apr 7, 10:07
Rory McIlroy squats to line up a shot during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Rory McIlory paired with Jon Rahm at Masters
Rory McIlroy is paired with Jon Rahm and Hideto Tanihara for the opening two rounds of this year's Masters at Augusta.
Apr 4, 17:29
Rory McIlroy tees off during the final round of The Masters on April 10, 2016
Rory McIlroy knocked out of WGC-Dell Match Play
World number two Rory McIlroy is out of the WGC-Dell Match Play after seeing his hopes of progression dented by the withdrawal of his second-match opponent in Texas.
Mar 24, 09:31
Dustin Johnson hits his second shot on the 14th hole during the first round of the Memorial Tournament on June 2, 2016
Defending champion Jason Day withdraws from WGC-Dell Match Play
Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth both lose their opening games at the WGC-Dell Match Play, on a day that saw defending champion Jason Day withdraw from the competition.
Mar 23, 09:32
Marc Leishman of Australia hits off the sixth tee during the third round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club South Course on August 2, 2014
Result: Marc Leishman holds off Rory McIlroy charge to win Arnold Palmer Invitational
Marc Leishman produces a 50-foot eagle on the 16th to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational ahead of Kevin Kisner, Charley Hoffman and Rory McIlroy.
Mar 19, 22:43
Charley Hoffman hits his tee shot on the second hole during the second round of the Shell Houston Open on April 1, 2016
Charley Hoffman birdies last three holes to share lead at Arnold Palmer Invitational
Charley Hoffman birdies his final three holes to grab a share of the lead heading into the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Mar 19, 10:16
Matt Fitzpatrick in action at the Nordea Masters on June 4, 2016
Matthew Fitzpatrick remains in contention at Arnold Palmer Invitational
England's Matthew Fitzpatrick remains in contention at the halfway stage of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Mar 18, 09:23
Matthew Fitzpatrick in action during day two of the KLM Open on September 11, 2015
Matthew Fitzpatrick tied for lead after Arnold Palmer Invitational first round
England's Matthew Fitzpatrick takes a share of the early lead at the Arnold Palmer Invitational alongside Argentina's Emiliano Grillo after carding a first-round 67.
Mar 17, 10:39
Dustin Johnson hits his second shot on the 14th hole during the first round of the Memorial Tournament on June 2, 2016
Result: Dustin Johnson holds nerve to clinch one-shot victory in Mexico
Dustin Johnson suffers a late wobble but recovers to claim his fourth victory at the World Golf Championship event in Mexico, finishing one shot ahead of Tommy Fleetwood.
Mar 6, 09:13
A hench Rory McIlroy in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Rory McIlroy races ahead at halfway point in Mexico
Rory McIlroy is on course for victory in his second tournament appearance of the year, having raced into a two-shot lead at the World Golf Championship event.
Mar 4, 09:30
Lee Westwood of England waves during the first round of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club on August 7, 2014
Lee Westwood in six-way tie for lead at World Golf Championship event in Mexico
England's Lee Westwood is one of six players in a tie for the lead at the World Golf Championship event in Mexico.
Mar 3, 09:32
Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods during their exhibition match at Mission Hills Golf Club in China on October 28, 2013
Rory McIlroy: 'Tiger Woods is in a good place'
Rory McIlroy says that Tiger Woods is "in a good place", despite having to withdraw from his last three scheduled tournaments.
Mar 1, 18:05
Rory McIlroy tees off during the final round of The Masters on April 10, 2016
Rory McIlroy eyeing March return from injury
Rory McIlroy reveals that he plans to return from a rib injury at the WGC-Mexico Championship in March, just weeks before The Masters at Augusta.
Jan 24, 19:53
Rory McIlroy squats to line up a shot during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Rory McIlroy pulls out of Abu Dhabi Championship
World number two Rory McIlroy announces that he will miss the Abu Dhabi Championship due to a rib injury.
Jan 16, 20:07
Graeme Storm of England celebrates holeing a putt on the 17th hole during the third round of the Omega European Masters at Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club on September 6, 2014
Graeme Storm holding off Rory McIlroy at South African Open
Rory McIlroy remains three shots adrift of leader Graeme Storm at the South African Open after both men carded a round of 67 on Saturday.
Jan 14, 15:47
A hench Rory McIlroy in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Rory McIlroy remains in contention in South Africa
Rory McIlroy shoots a second-round 68 to sit three shots off the lead at the halfway stage of the BMW SA Open.
Jan 13, 16:08
Rory McIlroy poses with the trophy after his three-shot victory in the Irish Open on May 22, 2016
Jack Nicklaus: 'More hard work required from Rory McIlroy'
World number two Rory McIlroy has what it takes to become one of the most successful golfers in history, according to 18-time Major winner Jack Nicklaus.
Dec 27, 22:09
Henrik Stenson of Sweden with the DP World Tour Championship trophy after the final round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 23, 2014
Henrik Stenson named European Golfer of the Year for second time
Henrik Stenson ends Rory McIlroy's two-year hold of the European Golfer of the Year award following a memorable campaign.
Dec 13, 15:59
Victor Dubuisson celebrates with the trophy after winning the Turkish Airlines Open on November 10, 2013
Victor Dubuisson takes narrow lead in Dubai
Victor Dubuisson holds a narrow one-shot lead going into the final day of play at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.
Nov 19, 17:21
Rory McIlory during the first round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on February 4, 2016
Rory McIlroy fights back on day two in Dubai
Rory McIlroy keeps alive his slim hopes of retaining his DP World Tour Championship title with a four-under round of 68 on day two in Dubai.
Nov 18, 15:44
Lee Westwood of England waves during the first round of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club on August 7, 2014
Lee Westwood leads at DP World Tour Championship, Rory McIlroy stumbles
Lee Westwood takes an early one-shot lead at the DP World Tour Championship, while Rory McIlroy cards 75 - his worst ever score in tournament.
Nov 17, 16:25
Hideki Matsuyama in action during round three of The Masters on April 9, 2016
Result: Hideki Matsuyama wins WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai
Hideki Matsuyama becomes the first Japanese player to win a World Golf Championship title after triumphing at the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.
Oct 30, 09:56
A hench Rory McIlroy in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Rory McIlroy six points off lead in Shanghai
Rory McIlroy sits six shots behind leader Hideki Matsuyama after the second round of the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.
Oct 28, 10:28
Darren Clarke reacts after being named the captain of Europe's Ryder Cup team on February 18, 2015
Europe captain Darren Clarke: "We need to believe in ourselves"
Darren Clarke urges his European side, who trail USA by three at the 2016 Ryder Cup, to take inspiration from Medinah four years ago when recovering from four down.
Oct 2, 09:38
Rory McIlroy tees off during the final round of The Masters on April 10, 2016
USA lead Europe by three points heading into final day at Hazeltine
Europe have it all to do on the final day of play at the 2016 Ryder Cup as they trail the United States by three points in Minnesota.
Oct 2, 09:21
England's Chris Wood celebrates his BMW PGA Championship victory at Wentworth on May 29, 2016
Chris Wood, Matthew Fitzpatrick to feature in Saturday's Ryder Cup foursomes
European duo Chris Wood and Matthew Fitzpatrick will make their Ryder Cup debuts in Saturday's foursomes.
Oct 1, 09:18



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