Stories tagged: Rory McIlroy
Fri., June 16, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
Top 3 miss U.S. Open cut, leaving four leaders who are without a major win
The four players tied for the lead – Paul Casey, Brooks Koepka, Brian Harman and Tommy Fleetwood – created the largest 36-hole logjam in 43 years at the U.S. Open. …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
Rory McIlroy dealing with sore back again
The TPC Sawgrass is already enough of a challenge. But Rory McIlroy is dealing with another dose of back pain at The Players Championship. He’ll have it tested at the …
Tue., May 9, 2017, 3:23 p.m.
Rory McIlroy returns with a wedding ring and new clubs in the bag
A ring on his finger. New clubs in his golf bag. If marriage and a new equipment deal were not enough for Rory McIlroy, he also was presented with his …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
Rory McIlroy has gone and done it now
Rory McIlroy, championship golfer, now is Rory McIlroy, newly-wed husband. Talk about an unplayable lie.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia join four-way tie at the top in Masters
Rickie Fowler finally got to the top of the leaderboard in a major and didn’t have much of a view.
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Ferguson: Rory McIlroy tries to catch up with the rest of golf’s stars
Even during his seven weeks away from competition, Rory McIlroy managed to stay relevant.
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
Rory McIlroy says a ‘possibility’ to see Tiger Woods at the Masters
Rory McIlroy says Tiger Woods was in a good place mentally when they had lunch last week. He says the next few weeks would go a long way in determining …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 9:33 p.m.
Rory McIlroy aiming to return from injury at WGC-Mexico in March
Rory McIlroy is targeting the Mexico Championship in March as his return from injury to tournament action. McIlroy aggravated a rib stress fracture while finishing runner-up at the SA Open …
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 8 p.m.
Graeme Storm stays calm to lead Rory McIlroy by 3 shots at SA Open
Graeme Storm will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the SA Open as he bids for his first European Tour title in 10 years. The Englishman turned …
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
Rory McIlroy hurts his back, finishes round at SA Open
Rory McIlroy stayed close to the leaders at the SA Open on Friday despite hurting his back. The second-ranked Northern Irishman (68) made five birdies on the first six holes …
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016, 6:45 p.m.
Europeans motivated by Davis Love’s comments
Davis Love III said he was only trying to illustrate why his U.S. team should play with more swagger in the Ryder Cup. His comments wound up providing plenty of …
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016, 7:45 p.m.
Golf capsules: Rory McIlroy cashes in big-time at PGA Tour Championship
Rory McIlroy finally won the FedEx Cup when he least expected it. McIlroy was three shots behind with three holes to play Sunday in the Tour Championship. Nearly two hours …
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 10:03 p.m.
In brief: Venus Williams exits, but sister Serena moves on at U.S. Open
Venus Williams went from down and out to a point from victory, then back again. In the end, she couldn’t quite get past a woman a dozen years younger and …
Fri., July 29, 2016, 11:22 p.m.
Robert Streb shoots 63 to tie for lead at PGA Championship
In a major championship season of endless theater, the PGA Championship lived up to its end of the bargain Friday.
Thu., July 28, 2016, 10:59 p.m.
Jimmy Walker opens with 65 at stifling PGA
A stale year for Jimmy Walker came to life Thursday in the PGA Championship when he saw putts drop and wound up leading a major for the first time in …
Sat., July 16, 2016, 7:22 p.m.
Rory McIlroy snaps 3-wood in two pieces at British Open
Rory McIlroy’s 3-wood already wasn’t in the best shape, so it had no chance when he chucked the club to the ground in frustration after a bad shot at the …
Fri., July 15, 2016, 9:04 p.m.
Phil Mickelson shines in wind and rain, keeps British Open lead
Phil Mickelson wore a black rain suit that he didn’t need until he approached the far end of Royal Troon and already had stretched his lead. Henrik Stenson opened the …
Tue., July 12, 2016, 8:33 p.m.
Rory McIlroy still believes he deserves spot among Fab Four
Rory McIlroy still considers himself a full-fledged member of the Fab Four.
Tue., June 14, 2016, 7:13 p.m.
Oakmont returns U.S. Open reputation as toughest test
Danny Willett makes his debut in the U.S. Open at Oakmont. At least the U.S. Open that he grew up watching
Thu., April 7, 2016, 11:10 p.m.
Jordan Spieth picks up where he left off at Masters
Jordan Spieth is off to another great start in the Masters because of the way he finished.
Mon., Feb. 15, 2016, 9:13 p.m.
AP source: McIlroy and Fowler set for primetime match
For the first time in more than a decade, golf is getting another prime-time exhibition. Except this one will be live – under the lights.
Tue., Aug. 11, 2015
Rory McIlroy declares himself ready to go for PGA Championship
Rory McIlroy says he’s 100 percent and that all parts of his game appear to be in order. He was talking about golf for the PGA Championship — not his …
Thu., July 9, 2015
Rory McIlroy pulls out of British Open
The photo Rory McIlroy posted to Instagram on Wednesday shows his feet up, a black air cast around his left ankle, as he watches Wimbledon on television. The claret jug …
Wed., July 8, 2015
Rory McIlroy not alone in golf in finding hazards off the course
Rory McIlroy’s ankle injury heading into the final two majors of the year raises questions about which hobbies star athletes should avoid. It also brings to mind an entertaining conversation …
Tue., July 7, 2015
Soccer sidelines Rory
Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf’s No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week …
Mon., June 22, 2015
Players continue to bay at Bay’s greens
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. – Chambers Bay let up a bit on the players Sunday, but the players didn’t let up on their criticism of Chambers Bay. After missing a 7-foot …
Sun., June 21, 2015, 9:12 p.m.
Players continue to complain about Chambers Bay
Chambers Bay let up a bit on the players Sunday, but the players didn’t let up on their criticism of Chambers Bay.
Sun., June 21, 2015
U.S. Open notes: Chambers Bay greens have given Rory McIlroy fits
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. – Rory McIlroy won the 2011 U.S. Open by eight strokes at Congressional but he hasn’t had much success in six other Opens, including the 115th edition …
Wed., June 17, 2015, 2:39 p.m.
U.S. Open: Chambers Bay tough to figure
It’s a bomber’s paradise, demanding length so players can exercise control with high irons into massive, undulating greens, according to Rory McIlroy and Jason Day. It’s a huge advantage to …
Wed., June 17, 2015
U.S. Open: Rory McIlroy relishes expectations; Tiger Woods sees Chambers’ challenges
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. – Rory McIlroy, the No. 1 ranked player in the world, drew a standing-room only crowd Tuesday to the media interview room. No. 195 Tiger Woods drew …