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Rory McIlroy


Rory McIlroy is a North Ireland professional golfer. He is the current World Number One.

Professional Career

Rory McIlroy became a professional golfer in 2007. He plays in the European Tour and the PGA Tour.

Statistics

Number of Wins by Tour

  • PGA Tour - 5
  • European Tour - 4
  • Asian Tour - 1
  • Other - 1

Best results in Major Championships

  • Masters Tournament - T15: 2011
  • U.S. Open - Won: 2011
  • The Open Championship - T3: 2010
  • PGA Championship - Won: 2012

Select list of performances

Rory McIlroy in News

Golf's Rising Stars are Prepare for Turkish Airlines Open
Business Wire IndiaThree of golf’s most exciting young players will be competing at the Turkish Airlines Open this week – with all of them looking to make their mark in the rising star of global golf destinations

Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley Among Upcoming Charlotte, NC, Events With Tickets Available at TicketNetwork.com
Charlotteans have a lot to look forward to in the coming weeks, including two concerts featuring some of the biggest country music stars.

Rory McIlroy Signs with Bose Corporation
Bose Corporation has announced at The Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida that Rory McIlroy will be a Global Brand Ambassador for the company’s headphones, portable speakers, home and automotive systems. McIlroy joins Bose in a multi-year agreement as he begins 2013 as the number one golfer in the world.

It’s Official: Rory McIlroy Signs with Nike Golf
Nike Golf (NYSE:NKE) has announced at a press conference in Abu Dhabi that Rory McIlroy has signed a multi-year agreement with the company. McIlroy now represents the Swoosh in clubs, ball, footwear, glove, apparel, headwear and accessories. He is making his debut as a Nike athlete this week at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.

Dubai to Host Top Celebrities This November
Ranked as one of the Top 10 tourism destinations by Euromonitor International, Dubai will live up to its iconic status this November and December by hosting some of the world’s most spectacular events, making it the world’s must-visit city during this period.

Presence of 'sweetheart' Wozniacki helps McIlroy recapture form at Irish Open
Former world number one golfer Rory McIlroy demonstrated flashes of his old self while playing at the Irish Open at home, and the reason behind the Ulsterman regaining his lost form, is suggested to be presence of his girlfriend and former women number one in tennis, Caroline Wozniacki.

McIlroy working hard to overcome tendency of giving up easily during tough times
Former golf world number one Rory McIlroy has admitted that if he has to dominate the sports again, then he needs to overcome his penchant of giving up easily when the going gets tough.

Romance with McIlroy not reason for early Wimbledon exit: Wozniacki
World No.7 Caroline Wozniacki, who lost to unseeded Austrian Tamira Paszek at Wimbledon, has said that the decline of her game in recent times cannot be blamed on her romance with golfer Rory McIlroy.

Nadal enjoys romantic stroll with girlfriend Perello on Wimbledon 2012 eve
Rafael Nadal looked tanned and relaxed as he took a stroll with his girlfriend Maria Francisca Perello during a mini-break in Marbella on the eve of Wimbledon 2012.

Wozniacki strips off to promote new underwear line after fall in rankings
Caroline Wozniacki, who has slipped from world No.1 to seventh this year, has taken time away from the baseline to launch her new lingerie line.

Wozniacki says McIlroy romance 'not behind recent form dips'
Caroline Wozniacki has said that her love match with golfer Rory McIlroy is good for both their games, insisting that she is focussed when she is on court.

Out of form golfer McIlroy happy to get perfect pitch in baseball
Golfer Rory McIlroy, who is going through a lean phase, has admitted he is pleased not to get humiliated in front of a 35000 strong crowd, as the Ulsterman threw the ceremonial first pitch before San Francisco Giants' baseball clash with Houston Astros.

Caroline Wozniacki launches own underwear line
Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki has launched her own range of underwear, which is to hit stores by September.

World number one McIlroy says 'I can beat anyone in the world'
World number one golfer Rory McIlroy believes he can beat any player in the world on his day, and insisted he feels like the best player on the planet.

McIlroy at risk of losing No.1 ranking after missing Players Championship cut
Ace golfer Rory McIlroy is at risk of losing his number one ranking after missing the cut at the Players Championship.

McIlroy claims top spot again despite play-off loss to PGA Tour winner Fowler
Rory McIlroy reclaimed his top spot in world golf rankings despite missing out in a three-way play-off at the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow.

Becks tops UK's sports wealth league with 160m pounds
David Beckham has for the first time topped Britain's list of the richest people in sport after netting a total wealth of 160 million pounds.

McIlroy wary of getting 'burned out' before turning 30
Ace golfer Rory McIlroy is scared of burning out completely by the time he turns 30, and wants to keep himself fresh for the major Golf tournaments.

Donald regains top spot as Dufner wins his 1st PGA Tour title in New Orleans
Ace golfer Jason Dufner has beaten Ernie Els in a sudden death play-off to win the PGA Tour, while Luke Donald regained his no. 1 spot in the world rankings.

Rory was practicing putts even at 2
Rory McIlroy has posted his childhood snap on Twitter, where the champion golfer can be seen practising his bunker shots - as he takes a swing on a sandy shoreline.cIlroy, who is currently ranked No. 1 in the world, had clicked the picture when he was on a holiday.

McIlroy and Wozniacki attend first day of Newbury
Golfer Rory McIlroy and his tennis player girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki, who are at the top of their sporting game, appear to be very much in love.

BBC blasted for hiring cricketer Vaughan to cover US Masters golf
The British Broadcast Corporation (BBC) has come in for wide scale criticism from golf fans over hiring former England cricketer Michael Vaughan to cover the US Masters golf.

McIlroy's Masters meltdown giving Wozniacki 'heart attacks'
Rory McIlroy - battling to win his first US Masters in Augusta - is making his tennis star girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki quite the nervous wreck.

Rory McIlroy's ex forbids pals from talking about him during Xmas
Rory McIlroy's ex-girlfriend Holly Sweeney has banned her friends from mentioning the golf star over Christmas.

'I cried like a baby after blowing the Masters at Augusta,' says McIlroy
Northern Irish golfer Rory McIlroy has revealed how he was reduced to tears by his US Masters failure back in April.

Rory McIlroy's ex-girlfriend Holly Sweeney was 'devastated' after split
Rory McIlroy's former girlfriend Holly Sweeney has revealed that she was completely 'devastated' after the couple parted ways, especially when the multi-millionaire golfstar ditched her to start seeing world tennis No1 Caroline Wozniacki.

Westwood's sizzling form spurred McIlroy's to win Hong Kong title
Irish golfer Rory Mcilroy has revealed that Lee Westwood's sizzling Sun City form spurred him to glory in Hong Kong.

McIlroy's US Open trophy seized by Chinese customs
Chinese customs officers have seized golf sensation Rory McIlroy's US Open trophy.

Sebastian Coe 'surprised' over absence of women on BBC sports personality list
London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games chairman Sebastian Coe has expressed his surprise that not a single woman has been included on the 10-name shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

Rory McIlroy gushes about new love Caroline Wozniacki
London, November 18 (ANI): Just months after splitting with childhood sweetheart Holly Sweeney, golf champ Rory McIlroy has declared his love for tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki. London, November 18 (ANI): Just months after splitting with childhood sweetheart Holly Sweeney, golf champ Rory McIlroy has declared his love for tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki.

McIlroy's girl Wozniacki draws attention 'cavorting' with Henri Leconte
Golfer Rory McIlroy's girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki frolicked with veteran tennis star Henri Leconte during an exhibition charity tennis match.

McIlroy changes management
Golfer Rory McIlroy has announced a change of management group.

Rory Mcllroy's manager reveals 'shock' after being dumped
Chubby Chandler has revealed that he was shocked when professional golfer Rory McIlroy announced that he had parted company with his long time manager.

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