Rory McIlroy

Born: May 4, 1989 (age 27)

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 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
Rory McIlroy celebrates winning the PGA Championship on August 10, 2014
Europe fight back in Ryder Cup fourballs
Europe end the opening day of the Ryder Cup facing a 5-3 deficit after launching a fightback in Friday's fourballs at Hazeltine.
Oct 1, 00:10
Patrick Reed plays his shot from the third tee during round one of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at the Plantation Course at Kapalua Golf Club on January 7, 2016
Result: United States lead Europe 4-0 in Ryder Cup after opening foursomes
Europe finds itself on the receiving end of a whitewash in the opening foursomes session of the Ryder Cup as the USA take a 4-0 lead at Hazeltine National.
Sep 30, 18:27
Andy Sullivan of England plays a shot during the second round of the South African Open at Glendower Golf Club on January 9, 2015
Andy Sullivan, Thomas Pieters handed Ryder Cup debut in foursomes
Europe's Andy Sullivan and Thomas Pieters will make their Ryder Cup debuts in the opening foursomes at Hazeltine.
Sep 29, 23:18
A hench Rory McIlroy in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Rory McIlroy "confident" ahead of Ryder Cup
Rory McIlroy insists that he is "confident" heading into this weekend's Ryder Cup as Europe look for an unprecedented fourth straight triumph.
Sep 27, 14:58
Darren Clarke reacts after being named the captain of Europe's Ryder Cup team on February 18, 2015
Darren Clarke not concerned about having six Ryder Cup rookies in Europe team
Europe captain Darren Clarke insists that he is not concerned about having six Ryder Cup rookies in his team ahead of this week's showdown at Hazeltine.
Sep 27, 10:07
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
Result: Rory McIlroy wins Tour Championship to scoop FedEx Cup
Rory McIlroy wins the Tour Championship by a playoff and also scoops the $10m (£7.7m) FedEx Cup prize money.
Sep 26, 09:53
Dustin Johnson hits his second shot on the 14th hole during the first round of the Memorial Tournament on June 2, 2016
Kevin Chappell joins Dustin Johnson at Tour Championship summit
Dustin Johnson and Kevin Chappell are tied at eight-under-par at the Tour Championship after the US Open champion struggled to push on from a bright start in round three.
Sep 25, 09:59
Dustin Johnson hits his second shot on the 14th hole during the first round of the Memorial Tournament on June 2, 2016
Dustin Johnson maintains lead at Tour Championship
World number two Dustin Johnson remains at the top of the Tour Championship leaderboard after shooting a second-round 67 in Atlanta.
Sep 24, 09:14
Dustin Johnson hits his second shot on the 14th hole during the first round of the Memorial Tournament on June 2, 2016
FedEx Cup leader Dustin Johnson shares Tour Championship lead
FedEx Cup leader Dustin Johnson takes a share of the overnight lead following the first round of the Tour Championship, while Rory McIlroy is two shots behind.
Sep 23, 09:11
Dustin Johnson hits his second shot on the 14th hole during the first round of the Memorial Tournament on June 2, 2016
Dustin Johnson takes outright lead at BMW Championship
World number two Dustin Johnson heads into the final round of the BMW Championship three shots ahead of closest challenger Paul Casey.
Sep 11, 10:10
Dustin Johnson hits his second shot on the 14th hole during the first round of the Memorial Tournament on June 2, 2016
Roberto Castro, Dustin Johnson lead BMW Championship
Roberto Castro and Dustin Johnson head the field at the halfway stage of the BMW Championship.
Sep 10, 09:28
Roberto Castro takes his takes his second shot on the sixth hole after play resumes during the second round of the Sanderson Farms Championship at The Country Club of Jackson on November 6, 2015 in Jackson, Mississippi.
Roberto Castro leads rain-delayed BMW Championship
Roberto Castro holds a one-shot advantage at the BMW Championship, although the first round is yet to be completed after a lengthy rain delay in Indiana.
Sep 9, 09:35
A hench Rory McIlroy in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Result: Rory McIlroy wins Deutsche Bank Championship for second time
Rory McIlroy wins the Deutsche Bank Championship for the second time in his career, two shots above overnight leader Paul Casey.
Sep 5, 19:31
Paul Casey in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Paul Casey takes control at Deutsche Bank Championship
England's Paul Casey leads the Deutsche Bank Championship by three shots after shooting a third-round 66.
Sep 4, 23:02
Paul Casey in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Paul Casey one shot off Kevin Chappell at Deutsche Bank Championship
England's Paul Casey (-10) is one shot off American leader Kevin Chappell (-11) after the second round of the Deutsche Bank Championship.
Sep 4, 11:53
James Hahn tees off on the 11th hole during the Final Round of the Northern Trust Open at the Riviera Country Club on February 22, 2015
James Hahn, Ryan Moore share lead at Deutsche Bank Championship
England's Paul Casey trails first-round leaders James Hahn and Ryan Moore by a shot at the Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston.
Sep 3, 09:42



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