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 The Open Championship 1 66+66+68 200 -16
2014 Scottish Open T14 64+78+68+67 277 -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
Grand Slam History
US Masters T8T25T40T15-T20-
US Open T23T41-1-T10-
The Open Championship 1-T60T25T3T47-
US PGA Championship -T81T64T3T3-

Rory McIlroy News

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McDowell doubts Rory dominance

Graeme McDowell does not believe Rory McIlroy will go on to dominate golf following his Open success at Royal Liverpool.

Gary Player and Rory McIlroy back in 2009

Player praises McIlroy

South African legend Gary Player has paid tribute to Rory McIlroy following his Open Championship success on Sunday.

Rory McIlroy: Improved performance on Saturday

McIlroy content with form

Rory McIlroy declared himself happy with his Open preparations after rediscovering his form in the Scottish Open.


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