Rory McIlroy - Profile

Rory McIlroy: Two-time major winner

Rory McIlroy: Two-time major winner

McIlroy was third at St Andrews in 2010 but that remains his only top 20 in six Open starts.

* Two-time major winner: 2011 US Open (Congressional), 2012 USPGA (Kiawah Island).

* Won both his 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

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
2014 Scottish Open 1 64 64 -7
2014 Irish Open - 74+69 143 1
2014 US Open T23 71+68+74+73 286 6
2014 The Memorial Tournament T16 63+78+69+72 282 -6
2014 BMW PGA Championship 1 68+71+69+66 274 -14
2014 THE PLAYERS Championship T6 70+74+69+66 279 279
Grand Slam History
US Masters T8T25T40T15-T20-
US Open T23T41-1-T10-
The Open Championship --T60T25T3T47-
US PGA Championship -T81T64T3T3-

Rory McIlroy News

Justin Rose (right) and friends don tartan troosers in aid of the Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital.

McIlroy sees Scottish benefit

Rory McIlroy said playing with Phil Mickelson at the 2013 Open swayed him to take part in the Scottish Open this year.

Rory McIlroy: Has chosen to play for Ireland at the 2016 Olympics

McIlroy to play for Ireland

Rory McIlroy has revealed he will represent Ireland at the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro.

Rory McIlroy: Holed a clutch putt at 18 just to make the weekend

'Impossible' task for Rory

Rory McIlroy believes his chances of landing a first Masters title are "nearly impossible" after he just made the cut.


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