Rory McIlroy - Profile

Rory McIlroy: Has won an Open and a WGC event on his last two starts

Rory McIlroy: Has won an Open and a WGC event on his last two starts

The Open champion is now in search of a fifth major title and a first US Masters.

* Four-time major winner: 2011 US Open (Congressional), 2012 US PGA (Kiawah Island), 2014 Open Championship (Hoylake), 2014 US PGA (Valhalla)

* Won his first two majors by eight-shot margins. Became the youngest winner of the US Open since Bobby Jones in 1923 when he won at Congressional.

* 2012: Won both PGA Tour and European Tour money lists after five wins on US soil as well as the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

* 2012: Won PGA Player of the Year, European Tour Golfer of the Year, PGA Tour Player of the Year and Vardon Trophy (best PGA Tour scoring average).

* 2012: Reached World No.1 for first time after winning the Honda Classic in March. Has topped charts for total of 39 weeks over four stints.

* Signed 10-year sponsorship deal with Nike worth a reported $250 million in January, 2013.

* 2014: Won BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth

* 2014: Won WGC-Bridgestone Invitatonal

Player Details

  • Nationality: Northern Ireland
  • Date Of Birth: 04/05/1989
  • Birth Place: Holywood, Northern Ireland
  • Height: 5ft 9
Recent Stroke Play Results
Date Tournament Pos Score Total To Par
2015 U.S. Open T9 72+72+70+66 280 -8
2015 The Irish Open Hosted by Rory Foundation CUT 80+71 151 9
2015 BMW PGA Championship CUT 71+78 149 5
2015 Wells Fargo 1 70+67+61+69 267 -21
2015 The Players Championship T8 69+71+70+70 280 -8
2015 WGC - Cadillac Match Play T1 - - -
Grand Slam History
US Masters 4T8T25T40T15-T20
US Open T9T23T41-1-T10
The Open Championship -1-T60T25T3T47
US PGA Championship -1T81T64T3T3

Rory McIlroy News

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