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# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Rory McIlroy to consider break due to persistent rib injury

The Northern Irishman may take time away from golf after the US PGA Championship.

McIlroy and Lowry struggle as Kevin Kisner retains US PGA lead after steady third round

Kisner will take a one-shot lead into the final round despite carding a 72.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Storm stoppage halts hot runs by Lowry, Day and Matsuyama at PGA

The Japanese golfer ultimately birdied five of the last seven holes to seize a share of the lead with Kevin Kisner.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 11 August, 2017

Kisner surges clear as McIlroy struggles at US PGA Championship

The American star moved into a four-shot lead at Quail Hollow midway through day two.

McIlroy says Quail Hollow still 'gives you chances'

Rory McIlroy reassured fans he still plans on contending at the US PGA Championship after his slow start on Thursday.

Back-nine blip dents McIlroy's challenge on opening day of PGA Championship

World number four is five shots off the lead at Quail Hollow.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Late rally saves Spieth as Olesen sets early pace at the PGA Championship

Disappointing for Lowry, disaster for Harrington on the opening day at Quail Hollow.

Spieth says McIlroy is 'one to fear', and should be his rival for the next 20-25 years

If Spieth wins this weekend he’ll beat McIlroy to a grand slam of majors, but he’s cautious of a showdown with the Down man.

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

McIlroy says he has nothing to prove as he looks to end major drought

‘I don’t feel like I need to prove anything to anyone,’ he said. ‘I never lost faith. I’ve always believed in my own abilities. I still do.’

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 7 August, 2017

Improving McIlroy impressed by new caddie

The Northern Irishman turned to close friend Harry Diamond at the Firestone Country Club.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 5 August, 2017

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 3 August, 2017

McIlroy makes a good start to 'next chapter' as life without JP gets underway

He hit an opening round 67 at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

'To preserve a personal relationship, you sacrifice a professional one': McIlroy confirms JP split

Close friend Harry Diamond will be on the world number four’s bag this week.

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 31 July, 2017

Rory McIlroy parts ways with caddie JP Fitzgerald - reports

The Reuters news agency says the pair have ended the partnership.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 22 July, 2017

McIlroy fades away as Jordan Spieth's faultless Open performance continues

The American is three shots clear of Matt Kuchar ahead of tomorrow’s final round.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 21 July, 2017

Overnight leader Kuchar in strong position as McIlroy marches into contention

Spieth and Koepka are among the afternoon starters at Royal Birkdale.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 20 July, 2017

'My caddy said, 'You're Rory McIlroy, what the 'f*** are you doing?''

JP Fitzgerald had a motivational speech to help the world number four turn his first round at the Open Championship around.

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

'It's a good time to back me' - McIlroy tips 20/1 shot McIlroy for Open win

The 146th Open is set to be fiercely contested, but McIlroy reckons he is the best bet to lift the Claret Jug.

# rory-mcilroy - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Out-of-sorts McIlroy must sort out putting 'nemesis,' says Greg Norman

Rory McIlroy failed to make the cut in three of the last four tournaments he has entered and Norman sees a lot of room for improvement on the greens.

Gary Player backs Rory McIlroy to turn things around at the Open

“I think Rory’s got a great chance this week.”

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 14 July, 2017

Pádraig Harrington leads Scottish Open as McIlroy's woes continue

Harrington retained the Claret Jug at Birkdale in 2008, and he’s in ominous form ahead of next week’s Open at the same venue.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Padraig Harrington joint-second at Scottish Open

Meanwhile, Rory McIlroy continued to struggle on day one at Dundonald Links on Thursday.

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

'Broken record' McIlroy confident of finding form ahead of the Open

McIlroy goes in search of that elusive spark at this week’s Scottish Open.

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Rory McIlroy meets Pep and more of our favourite sports pics from the past week

We review a busy few days of action via a series of memorable images.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 7 July, 2017

McIlroy misses the Irish Open cut for the fourth time in five years

It was another frustrating day on the Portstewart links for the world number four.

Northern success always presents us in the south with a dilemma

Tommy Martin on Brexit, the Irish Open and how sport in Ireland is best served by the softest of borders.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 6 July, 2017

'It was just one of those days': McIlroy makes slow start to Irish Open defence

It was a better day for Paul Dunne and Graeme McDowell at Portstewart.

Top three in tune, so I'm 'back to Ringo' jokes McIlroy

The Irish Open gets underway this morning.

# rory-mcilroy - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

McIlroy headlines star-studded group as Irish Open draw announced

McIlroy will play alongside Hideki Matsuyama and Jon Rahm on Thursday and Friday.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 22 June, 2017

McIlroy and Harrington in the mix after impressive starts at Travelers Championship

Neither showed any signs of rustiness in the Connecticut sunshine today.

Chill out, 2017 was always going to be a 'transitional year' says Rory McIlroy

Still searching for his first win of 2017, Rory McIlroy said he suspected it would be a difficult year.

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 19 June, 2017

US Open champion Brooks Koepka once admitted he prefers baseball to golf

The American suggested he would have liked to been a baseball star instead.

McIlroy drops one place as US Open champion Koepka breaks into world's top 10

Dustin Johnson remains the world number one despite missing the cut at Erin Hills.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 17 June, 2017

'I'm worth more like €200m, not bad for a "bored" 28-year-old'

Rory McIlroy hits back at criticism from fellow pro Steve Elkington.

Four-way tie for the lead but Japan's Hideki Matsuyama grabs spotlight at US Open

As the world’s top-three missed the cut, attention turned to the best of the rest.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 16 June, 2017

Casey battles his way level with Fowler as McIlroy misses cut at US Open

Shane Lowry looks set to just make it under the projected +1 cut for the weekend.

McIlroy blames 'a little bit of timing, and a bit of rust' for nightmare US Open start

McIlroy is 13 shots off the lead at Erin Hills.

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Quiz: How well do you know the US Open?

It’s time to test your knowledge ahead of the year’s second Major.

# rory-mcilroy - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

McIlroy hits back at criticism of US Open course as he prepares for injury comeback

“I get that it’s thick and whatever, but it’s a hazard.”

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 12 June, 2017

Rory McIlroy will debut a new putter at the US Open

McIlroy had been using an Odyssey mallet putter.

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