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#Rory McIlroy

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 20 July, 2018

Confident McIlroy in contention as housemates Kisner and Johnson set British Open pace

Rory McIlroy is in a strong position at the British Open after shooting a second-round 69 on Friday.

McIlroy well-placed for the weekend and determined to go down swinging

“Sunday at Augusta was a big learning curve,” says the 29-year-old aiming for a second Claret Jug this weekend.

Zach Johnson sets British Open pace as Fleetwood and McIlroy fire

McIlroy shot his second successive 69 to go to four-under for the tournament, two shots off the clubhouse lead.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 19 July, 2018

McIlroy two-under and in contention at The Open despite persistent putting problem

Padraig Harrington endured a tough back nine to finish with 76.

McIlroy bids to end American dominance as Open returns to Carnoustie

The Holywood native is aiming to overcome a four-year drought without a major victory.

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Old devil-may-care attitude could reap major reward, says McIlroy

The 29-year-old’s last triumph in a major dates back to 2014.

Conquer our annual Open Championship tipping contest and win a The42 goody bag

On the tee from Ireland… The42 comment section!

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 16 July, 2018

'It's got harder' - Harrington backs McIlroy to break four-year Majors drought

Ahead of The Open this week, the Dublin brushed off suggestions that Rory is underachieving.

Harrington paired with Bubba for opening rounds at The Open

Here are the tee times and pairings ahead of Thursday’s major.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 6 July, 2018

McIlroy relieved to be around for the weekend as Swede Lagergren seizes the lead

Another mixed round leaves the tournament host six shots off the lead at the Irish Open.

McIlroy plays down putting problems despite more missed chances on Ballyliffin greens

The world number eight feels too much has been made about his putting this season.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 5 July, 2018

McIlroy sparkles tee-to-green but missed putts lead to opening-round frustration

The tournament host sits three shots off the lead, which is held by New Zealand’s Ryan Fox.

'There are other things in my life that are more important than golf'

Rory McIlroy admits his priorities have shifted in recent years, and what happens on the course is not the be-all and end-all.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 23 June, 2018

McIlroy finding top gear as he heads into weekend three off the lead

Brian Harman leads the Travelers Championship, but McIlroy is part of a strong chasing pack.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 22 June, 2018

Spieth stumbles, McIlroy in hunt at PGA Travelers

The Down native is three strokes adrift of early clubhouse leader Brian Harman.

McIlroy one off the lead at Travelers Championship, solid start for Harrington

Jordan Spieth and Zach Johnson are out in front after the first round in Connecticut.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Top-ranked Johnson grabs share of US Open lead

England’s Ian Poulter and American Scott Piercy were in the clubhouse on one-under 69.

Tiger makes dreadful start as world's best toil at US Open

Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Jason Day were among those to struggle in a tough US Open round one.

McIlroy blown off course after tough start at US Open sees him card +10

The action is under way at Shinnecock Hills.

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

McIlroy feeling right at home at Shinnecock Hills as he bids to end Major drought

The second Major of the year gets underway on Thursday.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 2 June, 2018

'Honestly, I am just glad to be here' - McIlroy charges into Memorial mix to boost PGA hopes

The 29-year-old recorded an eight-under par 64 in the third round of the Memorial tournament on Saturday.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 1 June, 2018

Matsuyama in three-way tie for Memorial lead as McIlroy and Spieth struggle

Matsuyama carded a 65 to earn a share of the lead as Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth found themselves well off the pace.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 31 May, 2018

McIlroy not a fan of placing golf's top players in star-studded groups

“I would rather see Rickie, Phil and Tiger play on a Sunday than on a Thursday and two of them going home.”

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 28 May, 2018

'It's very close': McIlroy adamant he can get back into the swing of winning titles

McIlroy endured more frustration at Wentworth over the weekend.

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Molinari triumphs in PGA as McIlroy challenge falls flat

The 36-year-old Italian made up for his disappointment at finishing runner-up in last year’s event.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 26 May, 2018

McIlroy finishes strong to share lead ahead of final day at Wentworth

Franceso Molinari is level with the former world number one while Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell are seven and eight shots back respectively.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 25 May, 2018

'That's the best round I've ever seen' - McIlroy's brilliance drives rivals to distraction

Rory McIlroy had defending champion Alex Noren thinking about quitting after day two at Wentworth.

'The best I've played this year': McIlroy storms into the lead at Wentworth Birdie Blitz This post contains videos

'The best I've played this year': McIlroy storms into the lead at Wentworth

McIlroy’s iron play was on fire this morning.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Rory McIlroy two shots off the lead after impressive start at Wentworth

The 29-year-old carded a five-under 67 at the BMW PGA Championship.

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

'I dreamed of being a great golfer - I never dreamed of all this other stuff'

Rory McIlroy has been ranked as the 15th most famous sportsperson in the world by ESPN.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 18 May, 2018

Inspired by McIlroy, Antrim-born golf prodigy set for European Tour debut

15-year-old Tom McKibbin will compete at the inaugural Shot Clock Masters at Diamond Country Club in Austria next month.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 11 May, 2018

Johnson headlines crowded leaderboard at Players Championship but Spieth struggles

A group of six were tied for the lead after the opening round of The Players Championship.

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

'I didn't get the result I wanted' - Masters disappointment fueling McIlroy's desire

Rory McIlroy is confident his game is in good shape ahead of the Players Championship.

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 7 May, 2018

Day's strong finish seals triumphant Wells Fargo Championship win

Unlikely challenger Aaron Wise fell short of a first PGA Tour title win as Jason Day held on at the Wells Fargo Championship on Sunday.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 5 May, 2018

McIlroy back on form at Quail Hollow with 66, but Day not looking back

Seamus Power, Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell were also on the birdie hunt in Charlotte.

Rory McIlroy endures birthday to forget with Wells Fargo struggles

It was a bad day at the office for the former world No 1.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Hat-trick hunting McIlroy off to a solid start at Quail Hollow

McIlroy’s 68 was among the best of the early scores.

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'I've been waiting for this chance' - McIlroy ready for Masters redemption

Rory McIlroy feels ready to claim Masters glory and says leader Patrick Reed will be the man under the most pressure on Sunday at Augusta.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Reed soars to three-stroke lead over McIlroy at Masters

Light morning rain made the challenging Augusta National greens slightly more receptive.

Reed it and sleep! Patrick heads to bed with two-shot lead at the Masters

Reed hits the front as he chases his maiden Major at Augusta National.

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