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Rory McIlroy invites 13-year-old to play alongside him in Irish Open pro-am

Tom McKibbin will get to play alongside one of the world’s best players – and get a day off school!

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 25 April, 2016

Rory McIlroy to skip WGC-Bridgestone Invitational to play French Open

The 100th edition of the European Tour event will be part of the Holywood man’s British Open preparations.

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Diesel demands and Rory's Bahamas regret - it's the sporting tweets of the week

McIlroy and O’Driscoll made the cut during a time when Twitter was dominated by another Irish athlete.

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 11 April, 2016

McIlroy: The occasion got to me again

But the Northern Irishman insists he has learned some valuable lessons at Augusta.

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Danny Willett wins the Masters after sensational Spieth meltdown Latest This post contains videos

Danny Willett wins the Masters after sensational Spieth meltdown

Willett shoots superb 67 to win green jacket on a day of remarkable drama.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Excited Spieth 'idolised' Masters partner McIlroy

This is gonna be good.

'It's a great position' - Rory McIlroy excited by Masters leaderboard

After a strong finish to round two, Rory McIlroy is hoping he has done enough to be in the final group at the Masters today.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 8 April, 2016

McIlroy's monster putt from 39 feet puts him back in contention as Spieth's lead disintegrates

He’s one shot off the lead heading into the weekend as Shane Lowry endured a mixed second round.

We'll Leave It There So: Lowry struggles at Augusta, a huge blow for Liverpool and all today's sport

Meanwhile, Carl Frampton has been stripped of his WBA super bantamweight title and Connacht have been hit with a late injury ahead of Grenoble test.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Can McIlroy make history at the Masters? The 4 Irish players ready for a tilt at Augusta

A closer look at the chances of Ireland’s representatives this week.

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Will Tiger Woods' absence be felt and more Masters 2016 talking points

Plus, how will the new “Big Three” of golf fare at Augusta National in the coming days?

McIlroy planning to conquer Augusta with 'aggressive' approach

The world number three is feeling more relaxed than usual ahead of this year’s tournament.

Rory McIlroy's rollercoaster Masters appearances, ranked from worst to best

At times, it’s been very painful to watch. But catharsis is a good thing.

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 4 April, 2016

Rory McIlroy hits hole-in-one at Augusta

The impressive effort came on the 16th hole from a distance of 170 yards.

Rory McIlroy's new Nike ad features a lot of broccoli, sweat and 5.30am alarm calls Enjoy The Chase This post contains videos

Rory McIlroy's new Nike ad features a lot of broccoli, sweat and 5.30am alarm calls

A brief insight into the grueling routine of the four-time Major winner.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 2 April, 2016

‘No guarantees McIlroy will complete a career Grand Slam’ — McGinley

But the former Ryder Cup captain believes his fellow Irishman is hitting form at the right time.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 1 April, 2016

Nasty Rory is trumping Nice, so you can bet he means business at Augusta

The two sides of Rory McIlroy’s fascinating personality keep playing out in his public life, writes Tommy Martin.

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 28 March, 2016

Rory McIlroy to skip Par 3 Contest ahead of Masters

The four-time major winner will be making his eighth straight appearance at the main event.

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 27 March, 2016

New world number one Jason Day wins his second World Match Play Championship

The Australian overcame Louis Oosthuizen in Texas.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 26 March, 2016

McIlroy sets up mouth-watering semi-final clash with Day

But the Australian is already guaranteed to regain his status as world number one after Jordan Speith bowed out of the tournament.

Rory McIlroy digs deep again to clinch narrow win against Zach Johnson

The world number three is still on track to defend his WGC Dell Matchplay title.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 25 March, 2016

Rory McIlroy conjured this monstrous putt from 68 feet on his way to exhausting victory Texas Forever This post contains videos

Rory McIlroy conjured this monstrous putt from 68 feet on his way to exhausting victory

The reigning champion managed to push through after a relentlessly tight affair with Kevin Na.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Rory McIlroy and Alex Ferguson to speak at special Dublin event

Actor James Nesbitt will be the host on the night so there will probably be plenty of talk about Manchester United.

# rory-mcilroy - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

‘It’s mental, not technical’ – McIlroy laments inconsistency as the Masters looms

Tee-off at Augusta is just over a fortnight away.

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 21 March, 2016

It’s no surprise to see Jason Day winning with shots like this Day Time This post contains videos

It’s no surprise to see Jason Day winning with shots like this

Day clinches Arnold Palmer Invitational with one-shot win.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Water woes continue for McIlroy as Day leads the way in Florida

The Australian has a two-shot cushion heading into the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Scott increases heat on McIlroy ahead of milestone year for ‘the King’s’ elite event

The Australian is heading into this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational on the back of two wins and a second-place finish.

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 7 March, 2016

McIlroy loses three-shot lead and finishes third as Adam Scott claims back-to-back wins

Adam Scott won WGC-Cadilac Championship but it was a disappointing final round for Rory McIlroy.

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Rory McIlroy grabs WGC Doral lead with bogey-free 68

The 26-year-old Irish golfer is seeking to claim his 12th US PGA Tour title.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 26 February, 2016

McIlroy misses cut, Lowry falters and birdie run shoots Harrington up leaderboard

Graeme McDowell had a solid round and is the best placed of the Irish on even-par for the tournament.

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Defending champ Harrington craves more hype and adrenaline at Honda classic

With Jordan Spieth not competing in Florida, Rory McIlroy will hope to snag the title from his fellow Irishman.

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 22 February, 2016

Bubba boo-yeah! Watson wins as McIlroy crumbles on the final day at Riviera

McIlroy slumps to a tie for 20th at the Northern Trust Open after starting final round in contention.

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 21 February, 2016

There’s a stacked leaderboard at the Northern Trust Open – and Rory’s right there Northern Light This post contains videos

There’s a stacked leaderboard at the Northern Trust Open – and Rory’s right there

World number three predicts a shootout on the final day at Riviera.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Spieth crashes out as aggressive McIlroy stays in the mix Contrasting Fortunes This post contains videos

Spieth crashes out as aggressive McIlroy stays in the mix

World number one staying positive despite uncharacteristic early exit.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 18 February, 2016

McIlroy’s watertight short game puts him on tail of leaders

The Holywood golfer carded a four-under-par opening round but it wasn’t such a good day for Padraig Harrington in California.

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

‘I’m a golfer, not a body builder’ – McIlroy hits back at criticism over weights programme

The Northern Irishman wasn’t pleased with one journalist’s comments.

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 7 February, 2016

A brilliant final round from Rory McIlroy but he still falls short in Dubai

Danny Willett kept his nerve to claim victory in the Middle East.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 6 February, 2016

McIlroy goes low on the home straight to give himself fighting chance in Dubai

But he trails leader Danny Willett by eight shots ahead of the final round.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Hat-trick chasing McIlroy kicks off with promising start in Dubai

World number two sits two shots off the pace despite shaky start.

‘I’d still love to have a crack at him’ – McIlroy yearns for Masters glory and Tiger return

The Irishman hopes to challenge his old rival a major upon his return from injury, while an elusive Masters title is high on his agenda.

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