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#Rory McIlroy

# rory-mcilroy - Yesterday’s News

Scott wins Genesis Invitational as McIlroy falls short

The world number one Rory McIlroy fired a two-over-par 73.

McIlroy shares lead heading into final round at Riviera

A crucial birdie on the 13th kept the Holywood man in the running.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 15 February, 2020

McIlroy fires six birdies to sit two shots off lead at halfway mark in California

American Matt Kuchar continues to lead at the Genesis Invitational.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 14 February, 2020

Two eagles puts McIlroy in contention while Woods slips after bright start

American golfer Matt Kuchar is currently in the lead at the Genesis Invitational.

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Rory McIlroy is a genuine great – he deserves more respect

McIlroy is back on top of the world rankings but we are all guilty of taking his genius for granted.

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 3 February, 2020

Rory McIlroy set for return to world number one spot for first time since 2015

He will dethrone Brooks Koepka in a rare instance of not even needing to play this week.

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 27 January, 2020

Australia's Marc Leishman wins at Torrey Pines as McIlroy and Rahm denied

Rory McIlroy could have regained the world number one ranking with a Farmers Insurance Open victory.

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Rahm leads the way but McIlroy firmly in contention at Torrey Pines

Rory McIlroy sits in third place in the Farmers Insurance Open leaderboard heading into the final round.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Palmer takes control with 62 as Tiger, McIlroy battle

The Holywood native struggled to make an impression at the Farmers Insurance Open.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 24 January, 2020

Tiger Woods opens with solid 69, Rory McIlroy shares third at Torrey Pines

Meanwhile, Sebastian Cappelen and Keegan Bradley are the joint leaders.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 11 January, 2020

The Gambler: Des Smyth on how he carved out a career in cut-throat pro game

At first, he was an unlikely Pro. Six seasons it took him to win on the European Tour, scrapping out a living until that breakthrough moment in 1979. From there, his career took off. Des Smyth relives an astonishing golfing life.

# rory-mcilroy - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

'There's a morality to it' - Rory McIlroy turns down multi-million-dollar Saudi tournament

The Holywood native says he has no interest in playing there next month.

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 9 December, 2019

McIlroy: People like to kick Reed when he's down

The Holywood native feels the 2018 Masters champion had been given a particularly rough time.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 23 November, 2019

McIlroy goes low with Saturday 65 as Rahm eyes Race to Dubai double Race To Dubai This post contains videos

McIlroy goes low with Saturday 65 as Rahm eyes Race to Dubai double

Jon Rahm and Mike Lorenzo-Vera lead the DP World Tour Championship by two shots from McIlroy.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 22 November, 2019

Rory McIlroy loses ground after poor day two in Dubai

The battle for the Race to Dubai title is hotting up nicely at Jumeirah Golf Estates.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Stunning final-hole eagle sees McIlroy make flying start in Dubai Grand Finish This post contains videos

Stunning final-hole eagle sees McIlroy make flying start in Dubai

He lies a shot behind leader Mike Lorenzo-Vera at the DP World Tour Championship.

# rory-mcilroy - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Rory McIlroy unperturbed by being out of Race to Dubai contention

Even if the star wins the season-ending championship and secures the winner’s cheque of $3 million on Sunday, he won’t garner enough points to surpass current leader Bernd Wiesberger.

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 3 November, 2019

McIlroy wins in Shanghai after defeating Schauffele in WGC-HSBC Champions play-off

The Holywood man continues his quest to retake the world’s top golf ranking.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 2 November, 2019

McIlroy holds one shot lead ahead of final round in Shanghai

Rory McIlroy shot a 67 on day three in Shanghai to remain one clear of Louis Oosthuizen.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 1 November, 2019

McIlroy closes with an eagle and sits within a shot of the lead in Shanghai

Shane Lowry, meanwhile, carded another par round.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 31 October, 2019

McIlroy in contention after decent start in Shanghai

China’s Li Haotong has delighted the home crowd with his early charge in the WGC-HSBC Champions.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 26 October, 2019

McIlroy on the charge, but Tiger pleasantly surprised to lead at halfway stage in Japan

The rain-delayed event will run until Monday.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Tiger purrs as Woods bounces back to earn share of Zozo lead with stunning 64

The American superstar recovered from a horror start, while Shane Lowry was the best of the Irish.

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

'All I've done is play golf for Ireland so why would that change?' - McIlroy commits to 2020 Olympics

The 30-year-old pulled out of competing at the Rio Games in 2016.

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 21 October, 2019

Rory McIlroy: Koepka 'wasn't wrong' when he said we're not rivals

World number one Brooks Koepka said he doesn’t view him as a rival, a comment McIlroy took no issue with.

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

'Rory hasn't won a major since I've been on the PGA Tour' - Koepka dismisses McIlroy rivalry

The world number one says he just doesn’t see it.

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 29 September, 2019

McIlroy 'sick' of too easy European Tour courses

‘If the European Tour want to put forth a really good product, the golf courses and setups need to be tougher.’

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 27 September, 2019

McIlroy climbs into contention at Alfred Dunhill Links Championship

England’s Matthew Jordan leads by one shot at the halfway stage.

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

'I'm probably not playing enough to win the Race to Dubai' - Rory McIlroy

The Holywood native will attempt to improve his standing at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship this week.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 20 September, 2019

McIlroy scrambles to make cut at Wentworth

Padraig Harrington did likewise, while Shane Lowry is slightly better placed than either of them.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 19 September, 2019

McIlroy wobbles with poor opening day at BMW PGA Championship

Things were more serene for his playing partner Shane Lowry, however.

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

McIlroy pips Koepka to win PGA Tour Player of the Year award

The winner was voted upon by PGA Tour members who played at least 15 official FedEx Cup events this season.

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Rory McIlroy ready for a break after 'mental errors'

After losing in a five-man play-off in Switzerland, the FedEx Cup champion said: ‘I’m looking forward to a couple of weeks off.’

Rory McIlroy edged out in dramatic five-man play-off at European Masters

Sebastian Soderberg held his nerve to earn a first win in what was his 50th European Tour event.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Late bogeys leave McIlroy with a share of fifth in Switzerland

The Northern Irishman started the day 10 under par and was unable to sustain the form he struck yesterday.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 30 August, 2019

In-form Rory McIlroy fires 63 to charge into Crans-Montana contention

The Holywood native has moved one shot behind halfway leader Gavin Green in Switzerland.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Rory McIlroy backs up FedEx Cup triumph with strong start at European Masters

The four-time major winner fired three-under on Thursday at the European Masters.

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 26 August, 2019

Koepka pips McIlroy for PGA Player of the Year prize

The award goes to the player with the best scoring average across the year.

McIlroy back up to second in world after 2019 yields €20 million in prize money

The 30-year-old won three times this season, including last night’s Tour Championship.

High-flying McIlroy delighted to join Tiger Woods on two FedEx Cup titles

‘Any time you can do something that only Tiger has done, you’re doing something right,’ the Holywood man said.

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