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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Patrick Reed in action during the 2014 Ryder Cup
Patrick Reed up to 11th in World Golf Rankings
Patrick Reed now sits at 11th place in the World Golf Rankings after winning his first Major title at The Masters on Sunday.
Apr 9, 11:32
Rory McIlroy pictured at the Ryder Cup in 2014
Rory McIlroy remains confident of Masters success
Rory McIlroy says that he remains confident of winning The Masters during his career despite failing to challenge Patrick Reed during the final round at Augusta.
Apr 9, 10:24
Patrick Reed in action during the 2014 Ryder Cup
Result: Patrick Reed holds off Rickie Fowler to win Masters
American Patrick Reed holds off the challenges of Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth to win the 2018 Masters at Augusta - his first Major championship.
Apr 9, 00:51
Rory McIlroy pictured at the Ryder Cup in 2014
Rory McIlroy surges into Masters contention
Rory McIlroy keeps his hopes of a first Masters title alive with a seven-under round to take him within three shots of leader Patrick Reed going into the final day.
Apr 8, 01:19
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Patrick Reed storms into Masters lead at Augusta
American Patrick Reed storms into the lead at the halfway stage of The Masters courtesy of a six-under round which saw him card nine birdies at Augusta.
Apr 7, 01:17
Jordan Spieth chips out of a bunker at The Open on July 21, 2017
Jordan Spieth takes two-shot Masters lead
Jordan Spieth takes a two-shot lead on the first day of The Masters at Augusta, with Rory McIlroy just three off the pace.
Apr 6, 03:33
Jordan Spieth tees off at The Open on July 21, 2017
Jordan Spieth backs Rory McIlroy to build on win
Jordan Spieth says that Rory McIlroy should be regarded "as a favourite" for every tournament he plays in after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational last week.
Mar 21, 17:20
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US Open champion Brooks Koepka out of Masters
US Open champion Brooks Koepka withdraws from this year's Masters due to a wrist injury.
Mar 20, 20:42
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Result: Rory McIlroy ends 18-month drought by winning Arnold Palmer Invitational
Rory McIlroy finishes three shots in front of Bryson DeChambeau to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.
Mar 19, 10:25
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Rory McIlroy: 'Roy Keane refused to give me an autograph'
Rory McIlroy admits that a snubbed autograph request to Roy Keane as a child left the golfer determined not to let his young fans down.
Oct 4, 22:54
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Rory McIlroy: 'Northern Ireland capable of gaining result against Germany'
Four-time golf Major winner Rory McIlroy backs Northern Ireland to gain a result against Germany in their World Cup qualifier in Belfast.
Oct 4, 18:59
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Rory McIlroy: 'Victory for Paul Dunne well deserved'
Rory McIlroy praises Paul Dunne on his maiden European Tour success at the British Masters, admitting that it was "very well deserved".
Oct 1, 22:06
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Rory McIlroy off pace at British Masters
Rory McIlroy reaches the halfway stage of the British Masters a total of eight shots adrift of leader Tyrrell Hatton.
Sep 29, 18:38
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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