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Rory McIlroy

Born: May 4, 1989 (age 29)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Hollywood, County Down
Nationality: Northern Ireland flag Northern Irish

Rory Mcilroy
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Sports Mole has 1,141 articles about Rory McIlroy. Articles 1 to 40:
Brooks Koepka lines up a putt on the on the fifth hole during the first round of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands on June 21, 2018
Result: Brooks Koepka holds off Tiger Woods to win US PGA Championship
Brooks Koepka holds off an inspired performance from Tiger Woods to register a two-shot victory at the US PGA Championship.
Aug 13, 00:28
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Gary Woodland maintains lead at US PGA Championship
Gary Woodland maintains a one-shot lead at the US PGA Championship, although the second round is still to be completed due to thunderstorms.
Aug 11, 10:14
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Gary Woodland holds early lead at US PGA Championship
American Gary Woodland shoots an opening-round 64 to take the lead at the US PGA Championship, although both Rickie Fowler and Dustin Johnson are in contention.
Aug 10, 11:00
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Result: Justin Thomas eases to win at Bridgestone Invitational
Justin Thomas registers a four-shot victory at the Bridgestone Invitational, with Rory McIlroy only claiming a share of sixth place despite being in contention.
Aug 6, 11:06
Dustin Johnson celebrates winning the St Jude's Classic on June 10, 2018
Former Major winners to challenge Dustin Johnson at US PGA Championship
World number one Dustin Johnson will start as favourite at the US PGA Championship, but a whole host of former Major winners are well placed to challenge the American.
Aug 3, 12:49
Italy's Francesco Molinari celebrates with the Claret Jug after winning the 147th Open Championship on July 22, 2018
Result: Francesco Molinari wins The Open at Carnoustie
Francesco Molinari becomes the first Italian to win a Major after holding off a number of star names to win The Open at Carnoustie with a final round of 69.
Jul 22, 18:56
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Defending champion Jordan Spieth has share of lead at The Open
American Jordan Spieth has a share of The Open lead courtesy of an excellent third round at Carnoustie.
Jul 21, 21:05
Tommy Fleetwood in action at The Open on July 22, 2018
Tommy Fleetwood moves into contention on day two at The Open
Englishman Tommy Fleetwood is one shot behind midway-point leaders Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner at The Open.
Jul 20, 21:25
Kevin Kisner in action at The Open on July 19, 2018
Kevin Kisner top of The Open leaderboard at end of first round
Kevin Kisner of the United States leads The 147th Open after an impressive 66 on day one, while Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy is three shots behind.
Jul 19, 23:03
Scotland's Russell Knox celebrates winning the 2018 Irish Open
Result: Russell Knox wins Irish Open in playoff
Scotland's Russell Knox wins the 2018 Irish Open title courtesy of a playoff victory over New Zealand's Ryan Fox.
Jul 8, 17:18
Dustin Johnson celebrates winning the St Jude's Classic on June 10, 2018
Dustin Johnson leads US Open by four shots
World number one Dustin Johnson sits four shots clear at the top of the US Open leaderboard at the halfway stage of the competition.
Jun 16, 09:15
Ian Poulter in action on May 24, 2018
Ian Poulter shares lead after difficult opening day at US Open
Ian Poulter is one of only four players to finish under par after a chaotic opening day of the US Open which saw Rory McIlroy finish 10-over.
Jun 15, 09:04
Bryson DeChambeau celebrates winning the 2018 Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village
Result: Bryson DeChambeau wins Memorial Tournament after playoff
Bryson DeChambeau wins the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village following a three-way playoff with Byeong Hun An and Kyle Stanley.
Jun 3, 21:42
Rory McIlroy pictured at the Ryder Cup in 2014
Result: Francesco Molinari clinches two-shot win at PGA Championship
Francesco Molinari wins his fifth European Tour title by carding a final-day 68 at the PGA Championship to finish above overnight leader Rory McIlroy.
May 27, 21:50
Patrick Reed in action during the 2014 Ryder Cup
Patrick Reed up to 11th in World Golf Rankings
Patrick Reed now sits at 11th place in the World Golf Rankings after winning his first Major title at The Masters on Sunday.
Apr 9, 11:32
Rory McIlroy pictured at the Ryder Cup in 2014
Rory McIlroy remains confident of Masters success
Rory McIlroy says that he remains confident of winning The Masters during his career despite failing to challenge Patrick Reed during the final round at Augusta.
Apr 9, 10:24
Patrick Reed in action during the 2014 Ryder Cup
Result: Patrick Reed holds off Rickie Fowler to win Masters
American Patrick Reed holds off the challenges of Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth to win the 2018 Masters at Augusta - his first Major championship.
Apr 9, 00:51
Rory McIlroy pictured at the Ryder Cup in 2014
Rory McIlroy surges into Masters contention
Rory McIlroy keeps his hopes of a first Masters title alive with a seven-under round to take him within three shots of leader Patrick Reed going into the final day.
Apr 8, 01:19
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Patrick Reed storms into Masters lead at Augusta
American Patrick Reed storms into the lead at the halfway stage of The Masters courtesy of a six-under round which saw him card nine birdies at Augusta.
Apr 7, 01:17
Jordan Spieth chips out of a bunker at The Open on July 21, 2017
Jordan Spieth takes two-shot Masters lead
Jordan Spieth takes a two-shot lead on the first day of The Masters at Augusta, with Rory McIlroy just three off the pace.
Apr 6, 03:33
Jordan Spieth tees off at The Open on July 21, 2017
Jordan Spieth backs Rory McIlroy to build on win
Jordan Spieth says that Rory McIlroy should be regarded "as a favourite" for every tournament he plays in after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational last week.
Mar 21, 17:20
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US Open champion Brooks Koepka out of Masters
US Open champion Brooks Koepka withdraws from this year's Masters due to a wrist injury.
Mar 20, 20:42
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Result: Rory McIlroy ends 18-month drought by winning Arnold Palmer Invitational
Rory McIlroy finishes three shots in front of Bryson DeChambeau to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.
Mar 19, 10:25
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Rory McIlroy: 'Roy Keane refused to give me an autograph'
Rory McIlroy admits that a snubbed autograph request to Roy Keane as a child left the golfer determined not to let his young fans down.
Oct 4, 22:54
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Rory McIlroy: 'Northern Ireland capable of gaining result against Germany'
Four-time golf Major winner Rory McIlroy backs Northern Ireland to gain a result against Germany in their World Cup qualifier in Belfast.
Oct 4, 18:59
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Rory McIlroy: 'Victory for Paul Dunne well deserved'
Rory McIlroy praises Paul Dunne on his maiden European Tour success at the British Masters, admitting that it was "very well deserved".
Oct 1, 22:06
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Rory McIlroy off pace at British Masters
Rory McIlroy reaches the halfway stage of the British Masters a total of eight shots adrift of leader Tyrrell Hatton.
Sep 29, 18:38
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Rory McIlroy to play in next week's British Masters at Close House
World number eight Rory McIlroy explains that his decision to take part in the British Masters is down to his desire to end 2017 "on a high".
Sep 18, 17:14
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Result: Justin Thomas claims USPGA Championship title
American Justin Thomas wins the US PGA Championship title by two shots to claim his first Major crown at Quail Hollow.
Aug 14, 09:43
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Rory McIlroy out injured until 2018?
Rory McIlroy admits that he may take the rest of the year off in an attempt to recover from a persistent back problem.
Aug 13, 20:46
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Result: Hideki Matsuyama fires record-equalling 61 to win Bridgestone Invitational
World number three Hideki Matsuyama shoots a nine-under-par 61 to win the Bridgestone Invitational by five shots in Ohio.
Aug 7, 10:48
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Rory McIlroy confirms split from long-term caddie JP Fitzgerald
World number four Rory McIlroy parts company with JP Fitzgerald after a nine-year association after 'growing angry' at his lack of personal success in 2017.
Aug 2, 20:56
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Rory McIlroy paired with Dustin Johnson at The Open
Rory McIlroy will play alongside world number one Dustin Johnson and Charl Schwartzel during the first two rounds of The Open at Birkdale.
Jul 17, 13:40
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Result: Jordan Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers Championship playoff
Jordan Spieth wins the Travelers Championship after holing a bunker shot to beat Daniel Berger in a playoff.
Jun 26, 09:29
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Result: American Brooks Koepka wins US Open
American Brooks Koepka claims his first Major by winning the US Open at Erin Hills, equalling the tournament's lowest winning score of 16-under.
Jun 19, 10:08
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Who can challenge Dustin Johnson at the US Open?
Defending champion Dustin Johnson is the bookmakers' favourite heading into the 2017 US Open, but who can challenge the world number one at Erin Hills?
Jun 12, 16:40
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Rory McIlroy pulls out of BMW PGA Championship due to injury
World number two Rory McIlroy pulls out of the BMW PGA Championship due to a rub injury.
May 19, 19:21
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Sergio Garcia, Justin Rose move into top 10 of world rankings
Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose move back into the top 10 of the World Golf Rankings after their battle at The Masters.
Apr 10, 10:08
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Result: Sergio Garcia edges out Justin Rose to win Masters
Spain's Sergio Garcia wins The Masters in a playoff against Justin Rose after a classic exchange between the pair during the final round at Augusta.
Apr 10, 09:26
Justin Rose celebrates winning Olympic gold in Rio on August 14, 2016
Justin Rose jumps into share of lead on day three at Augusta
Justin Rose joins Sergio Garcia at the top of the Masters standings after carding a five-under-par 67 on day three at Augusta National.
Apr 9, 09:29

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