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Rory McIlroy

Born: May 4, 1989 (age 31)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

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

Rory Mcilroy
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Liverpool's Jordan Henderson celebrates after the match on January 23, 2020
Coronavirus roundup: All the latest news from the world of sport on May 26
Sports Mole rounds up the latest Coronavirus news from across the entertainment world.
May 26, 23:39
Bournemouth's Aaron Ramsdale reacts on January 21, 2020
Coronavirus latest: Another positive Premier League test
Championship club Reading announce their players have agreed to defer part of their salaries for May, June and July.
May 26, 12:42
Rory McIlroy pictured on March 6, 2020
Coronavirus latest: Rory McIlroy expecting Ryder Cup to be postponed
The world number one believes it would be the 'right call' to push the event back to 2021.
May 26, 10:34
Watford's Troy Deeney applauds fans as he celebrates at the end of the match on February 29, 2020
Coronavirus roundup: All the latest news from the world of sport on May 18
Sports Mole rounds up the latest Coronavirus news from across the entertainment world.
May 18, 23:39
Rory McIlroy pictured on March 6, 2020
Donald Trump deflects Rory McIlroy's vow never to play with him again
The US President phoned in as Rory McIlroy played in a Sunday fundraiser for coronavirus victims.
May 18, 09:29
Rory McIlroy pictured on March 6, 2020
Rory McIlroy commits to first three PGA Tour events in June
The Northern Irishman is ranked number one in the world.
May 14, 20:06
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates with a trophy after winning the race on December 1, 2019
Lewis Hamilton surpasses David Beckham as richest-ever British sports star
Rory McIlroy was the only other active sportsperson in the main rankings.
May 14, 09:15
Padraig Harrington is unveiled as Team Europe's 2020 Ryder Cup captain on January 8, 2019
Padraig Harrington still hopeful Ryder Cup can go ahead this year
The event is scheduled to take place from September 25-27.
May 5, 17:01
Rory McIlroy pictured on March 6, 2020
Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson to return to course for charity this month
Seminole event will take place on May 17.
May 4, 19:43
Rory McIlroy hits from the twelfth hole tee box during the first round of the The Genesis Invitational golf tournament at Riviera Country Club on February 13, 2020
On this day: Rory McIlroy wins first PGA Tour title
The Northern Irishman has since won four majors.
May 2, 08:33
Rory McIlroy pictured on March 6, 2020
Rory McIlroy would rather postpone Ryder Cup than play without fans
The Northern Irishman does not like the idea of a lack of support at the showpiece event.
Apr 21, 23:35
Rory McIlroy pictured on March 6, 2020
Rory McIlroy: 'Rescheduled Masters date could aid bid for career grand slam'
The Masters will be played on November 12-15 after the coronavirus outbreak caused havoc on the golf calendar.
Apr 13, 12:17
Shane Lowry celebrates with the Claret Jug after winning The Open Championship golf tournament during the final round at Royal Portrush Golf Club on July 21, 2019
Coronavirus: Shane Lowry fears travel restrictions could hamper golf's resumption
The Open champion is currently based in Florida with his family.
Mar 30, 10:42
Justin Rose in action at the US Open on June 15, 2019
Justin Rose: 'Ryder Cup needs to remain as a highlight of golf schedule'
The Ryder Cup is currently set for September 25-28.
Mar 25, 20:53
Team Europe golfers (front row L-R) Nicolas Colsaerts, Sergio Garcia, and Graeme McDowell and (back row L-R) Ian Poulter, Paul Lawrie, Francesco Molinari, Lee Westwood, captain Jose Maria Olazabal, Justin Rose, Luke Donald , Peter Hanson, Rory McIlroy and
A look back on the 'Miracle at Medinah' as Europe win Ryder Cup
Jose Maria Olazabal captained Europe to victory in 2012.
Mar 23, 12:09
Jon Rahm in action in Mexico on February 22, 2020
Jon Rahm follows Rory McIlroy lead by ruling out joining Premier Golf League
World number one Rory McIlroy was the first top player to emphatically reject the proposals.
Mar 15, 22:42
Rory McIlroy in action on February 15, 2020
Coronavirus latest: PGA Players Championship cancelled after first round
PGA Players Championship cancelled after first round
Mar 13, 06:52
Rory McIlroy in action on February 15, 2020
Rory McIlroy out to replicate last year's success at Players Championship
The 30-year-old made his debut at the Players Championship in 2009.
Mar 10, 20:14
Tyrrell Hatton in action on March 8, 2020
Result: Tyrrell Hatton wins first PGA Tour title at Bay Hill
A two-over-par 74 in the final round was enough to hold off the challenge of Australia's Marc Leishman.
Mar 9, 09:20
Rory McIlroy in action on February 15, 2020
Rory McIlroy wants to start Masters preparations "as late as possible"
The Northern Irishman needs to triumph in Augusta next month to complete the career grand slam.
Mar 4, 18:30
Patrick Reed poses with the winner's trophy following the final round of the WGC - Mexico Championship golf tournament at Club de Golf Chapultepec on February 24, 2020
Patrick Reed vows to "block out all the noise" after victory in Mexico
Patrick Reed's on-course conduct has come under scrutiny lately.
Feb 24, 11:37
Patrick Reed poses with the winner's trophy following the final round of the WGC - Mexico Championship golf tournament at Club de Golf Chapultepec on February 24, 2020
Result: Patrick Reed holds off Bryson DeChambeau in Mexico
Rory McIlroy began the last round well but could not climb up the leaderboard.
Feb 24, 07:42
Jon Rahm in action in Mexico on February 22, 2020
Jon Rahm cards career-best 61 in Mexico
Jon Rahm had started the third round 10 strokes off the lead on one under at Chapultepec Golf Club.
Feb 23, 00:18
Rory McIlroy in action on February 15, 2020
Rory McIlroy drops three shots behind leader Bryson DeChambeau in Mexico
Bryson DeChambeau leads by a single shot at the halfway stage.
Feb 22, 00:09
Rory McIlroy in action on February 15, 2020
Rory McIlroy rules out joining Premier Golf League
Under the proposals outlined in January, 48 players would compete in an 18-event season offering a total prize fund of USD 240million (£183m).
Feb 19, 18:29
Rory McIlroy in action on February 15, 2020
Rory McIlroy shares three-way tie for lead at Riviera
A crucial birdie on the 13th kept the Northern Irishman in the running.
Feb 16, 06:40
Rory McIlroy hits from the twelfth hole tee box during the first round of the The Genesis Invitational golf tournament at Riviera Country Club on February 13, 2020
Rory McIlroy pleased with form after closing in on Genesis Invitational lead
The Northern Irishman is two shots off the lead held by Matt Kuchar.
Feb 15, 12:44
Rory McIlroy hits from the twelfth hole tee box during the first round of the The Genesis Invitational golf tournament at Riviera Country Club on February 13, 2020
Rory McIlroy begins eighth spell as world number one with first-round 68
Rory McIlroy managed just one birdie in the first round at Riviera but also carded two eagles.
Feb 13, 22:35
Rory McIlroy in action at the PGA Championship on September 21, 2019
Rory McIlroy surprised to be back at top of world rankings
This will be the 30-year-old's 96th week in total as world number one.
Feb 10, 10:37
Tyson Fury pictured during his wrestling fight on October 31, 2019
Ahead of the Spanish Super Cup, a look at major sports events held in Saudi Arabia
The Middle East kingdom has come in for criticism from human rights campaigners.
Jan 7, 20:29
Rory McIlroy in action at the PGA Championship on September 21, 2019
Rory McIlroy: 'Saudi Arabia event does not excite me'
The Northern Irishman has joined Tiger Woods in opting not to play at the Saudi International in January.
Dec 10, 08:57
Rory McIlroy in action at the PGA Championship on September 21, 2019
Rory McIlroy back in Dubai contention
The Northern Irishman is hoping to win the final event of the European Tour season for the third time.
Nov 23, 17:58
Rory McIlroy in action at the PGA Championship on September 21, 2019
Rory McIlroy two shots off lead ahead of final round in Dubai
McIlroy headed into the weekend six shots off overnight leader Lorenzo-Vera after following his opening 64 with a 74 on Friday.
Nov 23, 15:15
Mike Lorenzo-Vera in action on July 18, 2019
Mike Lorenzo-Vera opens up three-shot lead in Dubai
Frenchman leads the way at end-of-season event.
Nov 22, 14:32
Rory McIlroy in action at the PGA Championship on September 21, 2019
Rory McIlroy shoots eight-under to move within one of lead in Dubai
The world number two is just a shot off the lead held by France's Mike Lorenzo-Vera.
Nov 21, 14:23
Rory McIlroy in action at the PGA Championship on September 21, 2019
European Tour chief Keith Pelley: 'Every time Rory McIlroy plays, we celebrate'
Pelley discusses the state of the Tour, Rory McIlroy, the battle against slow play and his own future.
Nov 19, 13:28
Rory McIlroy in action at the PGA Championship on September 21, 2019
Result: Rory McIlroy beats Xander Schauffele in playoff to win in Shanghai
The Northern Irishman won a play-off after finishing tied on 19 under at the Sheshan International Golf Club.
Nov 3, 09:37
Tiger Woods shoots on the 9th hole during the second round of the Zozo Championship, a PGA Tour event, at Narashino Country Club in Inzai, Chiba on October 26, 2019
Tiger Woods closes in on record-equalling PGA Tour title win
Woods holds a three-shot lead over local favourite Hideki Matsuyama in Japan.
Oct 27, 09:45
Tiger Woods in action on October 21, 2019
Tiger Woods mounts comeback to share lead in Japan
Second-nine fightback fires up Tiger.
Oct 24, 09:20
Rory McIlroy in action at the PGA Championship on September 21, 2019
Rory McIlroy "paranoid" of failing drugs test
The world number two says he is "careful" with what he puts into his body, claiming he's "scared to take painkillers sometimes".
Oct 23, 13:42

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