Mar 28th, 2019
Rory McIlroy has been installed as the favourite to win The Masters after making a blistering start to the year.
Rory McIlroy has been installed as the favourite to win The Masters after making a blistering start to the year.
When Rory McIlroy discovered a couple of his fans were in tears because he didn't win the WGC, he decided to cheer them up. And how!
Rory McIlroy has welcomed the sweeping changes that have been implemented to the rules of golf and hopes that the new rules will bring a greater clarity within the sport.
Rory McIlroy may be battling away at the DP Tour Championship, but before he left for Abu Dhabi he took the time to respond to a young Northern Irelander’s letter.
Rory McIlroy is not in the least bothered that if he quits the European Tour he could jeopardise his potential future Ryder Cup captaincy, commenting that "It's twenty years away."
Rory McIlroy is rumoured to be thinking of working with Billy Foster after his recent split from Lee Westwood.
Rory McIlroy has sold his Palm Beach Gardens home for $11.50 million, and taken a $250,00 hit on it.
After finishing 14 shots behind Brooks Koepka at Bellerive, Rory McIlroy is desperately trying to find his form ahead of the Ryder Cup.
Francesco Molinari was the well deserved winner of the BMW PGA Championship as he beat Rory McIlroy with a brilliantly composed final round of 68 to take the title by two shots. And he’s properly played himself into Ryder Cup contention.
Ouch! This is the moment a lady spectator got hit on the hand from 10 yards at the BMW Championship at Wentworth by Rory McIlroy's doomed escape shot...
It was a rollercoaster round for Rory McIlroy, but he is still in it, despite only shooting a one under 71, whilst Francisco Molinari was hot to trot with a six under 66 - the best round of the day by two shots.
Back in the day when the ice bucket challenge was all the rage. Tiger Woods nominated Phil Knight and Rafael Nadal, while Rory McIlroy nominated Wayne Rooney, former president George W. Bush, and actress Meghan Markle, who was best known then for her role in the show "Suits".
The R&A won't like this, but Rory McIlroy has gone on the record to state that he believes that the Masters has now overtaken the other major championships as "the biggest golf tournament in the world".
Rory McIlroy secured his first victory in 18 months with his win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bayhill, as he prepares the ground for another shot at The Masters.
Rory McIlroy has shot a four under 68 to trail Haotong Li by a single shot on moving day at the Dubai Desert Classic.
Rory McIlroy has taken to Instagram to play down the signifcance of a heart irregularity discovered in a recent medical. Here's his statement in full.
Rory McIlroy has just put his pad in Palm Beach, Florida on the market, and it’s yours for $13 million. We’re checking down the back of the sofa now.
Rory McIlroy's management and image rights company has recorded a staggering pre-tax loss of £79.4m last year. The paper-only loss stems from a non-cash write-down of $99m in the value of McIlroy's lifetime image rights.
Rory McIlroy will make his return to golf in January’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship after time out to get over his rib problem.
Rory McIlroy shot a brilliant 64 to force himself into contention for a first win of the year in the British Masters.
Rory McIllroy has accepted Cristiano Ronaldo's #CR7Challenge to post a video of his best soccer trick. And he has has made some interesting nominations of his own.
In what has to be a surprise to all of us, Rory McIlroy has accepted an invitation to play in the British Masters, which kicks off at Close House GC next week.
Rory McIlroy's 2017 season will be one that he will want to quickly put behind him, as with the missed cut in Boston he has fallen down the world rankings.
"When you are missing both ways with your driver, it's never good. And I also made a bogey with a wedge in my hand at the first, which is sloppy."
Speaking ahead of this week’s first FedEx Cup playoff event, Rory McIlroy had this to say about what his winning cheque for $10 million in last year’s event was used for.
Rory McIlroy has confirmed that he intends to play in five more events this year before taking an extended break to recovery from his long standing rib injury.
Rory McIlroy has had a change of heart, and will now not take a porlonged period of time off to recover from his persistent rib injury. Instead he will now try and defend his FedEx Cup title.
There's a great viral video doing the rounds by a guy called Steven Connolly who has lipsynced an interview with Rory McIlroy on what he is expecting from his new caddy, and the results are unusual to say the least.
Rory McIlroy’s challenge for major honours in 2017 is effectively over, but he is already looking to the future.
Rory McIlroy has narrated an emotional feature on the incredible story of Traden Karch, which aired on the Golf Channel on Wednesday evening.
Rory McIlroy parted company with JP Fitzgerald on Monday, after working with him for nine years, and winning four majors, although none since 2014. And now he has opened up as why the two have parted company.
What???? Rory & JP split ahead of Bridgestone Invitational...
It is believed that a golf 'fan' pocketed Rory McIlroy’s lost ball at the Open, which could have cost Rory up to $203,000 in prize money, not that he is short of a bob or two.
McIlroy was 150/1 following the opening six hole meltdown but all that has changed now.
Rory McIlroy, the world’s No 4, has only gone and missed another cut – his third in four outings. So what’s going wrong?
Rory McIlroy has missed the cut at the DD Irish Open. And it's not for the first time!
Nice work from Rory McIlroy as he makes a fan's dream come true. Noreen Murnane suffered a stroke six years ago, and wanted to meet the man himself. And Rory duly obliged.
Rory McIlroy has laid into the USPGA for cutting heavy rough from four holes just two days before the start of the US Open after complaints from other players.
Paul McGinley believes that Rory McIlroy cannot be considered a US Open contender this week because injury woes have wrecked his preparations.
Rory McIlroy has confirmed that he will play the US Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin, despite concerns about a persistent rib injury.
Damn it all to hell and back, the world's best golfer (sorry DJ, he just is) has pulled out of next week's BMW Championship at Wentworth.
Rory McIlroy has signed an estimated $100 million (£80 million) contract extension with Nike.
Good work Rory. Finally a famous golfer who has an opinion about stuff that affects everyone....
If Rory McIlroy is going to wrestle back the world number 1 spot, he needs a stellar final round at Club De Golf Chapultepec, in Mexico.
Rory may be coming back from a rib injury, but he's now had to contend with a bout of food poisoning as he remains in contention at the WGC Mexico Championship.
Rory McIlroy returns to competitive action today at the WGC – Mexico Championship, and he is determined to get his season back on track. Here's what he will be wearing when he tees it up.
Rory McIlroy has defended his decision to tee it up with POTUS Donald Trump.
Ryan Giggs, who made a record 963 appearances for Manchester United during his Premier League career, will tee it up at the BMW Po–Am with Rory McIlroy.
There's no stopping the Trumper when it comes to hitting the links, and getting high quality golf partners. So who has he been teeing up with now? Well, it's Rory McIlroy.
Rory McIlroy "gutted" to be out of the Abu Dhabi Championship after rib injury forces his withdrawal.
Grab the bunting, alert the authorirties and put the cat out... World Number 2 Rory McIlroy has confirmed he will grace us with his prescence at the BMW Wentworth 25th May, 2017.
Rory McIlroy has confirmed his participation in the first Rolex Series event, the 2017 BMW PGA Championship, which will be staged to the revamped Wentworth Club from May 25–28.
Rory McIlroy has won the European Tour shot of the year, as voted for by My European Tour fans, for his approach shot to the 18th at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.
Rory stunned a young, ardent and knowledgeable fan on Ireland’s “Late Late Toy Show”.
Rory McIlroy has made a late withdrawl from the Turkish Open over security fears.
Update: Now we've got photgraphic proof! Rory McIlroy is rumoured to be making a switch to TaylorMade M2 woods this week in China.
So we’ve lost the Ryder Cup, and we are spending today getting over it. But there are some real positives that have come out of these three epic days of battle: and none more so than the new Pieters and McIlroy partnership.
Well, that was bonkers!
Check out what clubs Rory McIlroy won with at the Deutsche Bank Championship.
Rory McIlroy has officially withdrawn from the Olympics, and released the following statement.
13 year-old Tom McKibbin will be teeing it up the event hosted by Rory McIlroy's charity the Rory Foundation on May 18 at The K Club in advance of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.
Rory McIlroy will miss the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational this summer after opting to play in the 100th French Open at Le Golf National.
The new Sunday Times Rich list is just out and here are the 10 richest young sportsmen in the UK aged under 30. And Rory comes in third.
Rory McIlory’s former home in Northern Ireland has been put on the market for £2 million.
To mark Rory’s return to Augusta, Bose have launched a limited edition of his favourite headphones. But there are only 500 of them, so if you want in you'll need to move fast.
Rory McIlroy has confirmed that he will miss the par-three competition at the Masters this year. He thinks the event is becoming too much of a hassle.
Rory McIlroy has been sharing snaps of his down time on his Instagram feed, and it seems he's pretty hot at the old jigsaw puzzle. Or is he? PLUS - we turn Rory into a puzzle of his own....
Rory McIlroy was recently interviewed by a class of kids from his old school in Holywood, Belfast. Class 10 C of Sullivan upper school questioned the superstar, and while he didn’t let too much out of the bag he gave an insight to growing up.
Rory is back with the programme, and has burnt it up on day three at the WGC Cadillac on Donald Trump’s Blue Monster. And his putting is making the difference.
Rumours have been flying about that Rory is splitting with renowned putting coach Dave Stockton. One thing that definitely has happened is he's changed his putting grip. Rory's gone left hand under. When you look at his stats for this season, it's little wonder he's making changes...
What is it with Rory and the Honda Classic? He wins in 2012 and now he's missed Honda Classic cut for the second time in a row.
Rory McIlroy took to the Dubai Skyline on a zip wire earlier today. You'd think after injuring himself last year playing football, this would be the last thing he'd do.
Does your downswing and finish look like this? Rory McIlroy classic swing sequence gallery.
12- year old Tom McKibbin from Newtownabbey in Northern Ireland has just triumphed at the Junior Honda Classic in Florida.
It’s no shock to announce that Rory McIlroy has been named the 2015 European Tour Golfer of the Year for the third time in four years. Having won the Race to Dubai three times in four years too, it was the least surprising announcement all season.
Kisner leads but the real story is Russell Knox's genius wife Andrea!!!!
Rory took to Periscope today to answer a Q&A with the fans. He talks about getting a dodgy deal on a Ferrari from Ian Poulter, his favourite beer, and his love for Coldplay. Oh Rory, how could you.
Rory McIlroy has tweeted a couple of graphics made by Santander Spendlytics detailing his workouts for this year. He's put us all to shame. Here's how he keeps himself buff.
Rory McIlroy now not set to play practice round at Whistling Straits ahead of next week’s PGA Championship.
Rory McIlroy has told the PGA Tour he will not play the Bridgestone Invitational next week as he is still in the process of recovering from the left ankle injury he suffered playing football on the 4th July.
QHotels, managed by RBH, has launched the perfect package for golfing stars of the future - with children of guests and customers allowed to take to the course for free.
Are Thursday/Friday super groups causing top players to miss the cut in big tournaments? Pah! Says GolfPunk's Editor.
After bagging a £140,000,000.00 apparel deal with Nike, Rory has signed another 10 year deal, this time with TaylorMade for equipment. And another cool £80,000,000.00.... That's $310,000,000.00...
Rory McIlroy has shrugged aside illness, sore ribs and a whole load of Trumpery to take the half way lead at the WGC in Mexico.
He has been saying for a while now that he needs to get off to better starts in events and in Mexico yesterday Rory McIlroy delivered. The World Number One soared into a two-stroke first round lead at the WGC-Mexico Championship to continue an excellent run of form of late with a six-under-par 65 at Chapultepec Golf Club.
Due to the vagaries of the world ranking system, Rory Mcilroy is set to grab the top spot from Brooks Koepka. Neither player is playing this week’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am which means when the hard sums are crunched next Monday McIlroy will regain World Number One for the first time since 2015.
I am not sure what all the fuss is about as I’m with Rory on this one. I too am fed up of shooting fifteen over par every week at my club and not winning a competition. I am going to write to the committee and insist they rethink the course as clearly there is something very wrong going on.
At the Wednesday press conference with Rory McIlroy at the BMW PGA Championship the subject inevitably turned to slow play. It transpires that the world number two had been watching the Solheim Cup, or as GolfPunk had renamed it the Slowheim Cup.
Rory McIlroy has won the PGA Tour Player of the year award for the third time, beating world number one Brooks Koepka into second place, and he got the Nicklaus award from the Golden Bear himself whilst having lunch.
What happens when you pair one of the world’s biggest pop stars with the world’s number two golfer at a Pro-Am event? Well it’s no joke but what you actually get is a lesson in bunker play in the middle of the round, oh and a very near miss!
The Tour Championship is looking like it will provide a thrilling finale to the men’s season on Sunday as at the halfway point as Brooks Koepke leads Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas by one stroke, with Xander Schauffele and Paul Casey still very much in contention.
J. B. Holmes leads the Open after a fine 66 on day one but all the talk was about Tiger and Rory. Once again when the spotlight of expectation was on him McIlroy failed to deliver and Tiger, well Tiger just looked tired.
Hughie's is the 416 yards, par 4 first hole on the Royal Portrush course. There is out of bounds on both sides of the hole with most golfers most concerned with that on the right. However, as there are bunkers on the right and left of the fairway at 262 yards and 291 yards respectively, most pros will go with an iron.
Rory McIlroy shot a six under 64 in the third round of the Canadian Open to move into a share of the lead with the US’s Matt Kuchar and Webb Simpson. McIlroy’s countryman Graeme McDowell slipped back slightly but sits in joint ninth on eight under – Come on Gmac!
Who wouldn’t want to tee it up in their home open? Well for one, Rory McIlroy, who is giving this year’s Irish Open a miss. No biggy, I hear you say, it’s not like choosing to miss something like the Olympics is it? Oh, hang on Rory turned that one down too. So, what are the priorities of the 29-year-old darling of Irish Golf
Teaming up with 4-time Major Championship Winner and Current World #5 Rory McIlroy, TaylorMade's new Junior sets are engineered to help kids develop a passion for the sport at an early age.
Padraig for 2020 Captain, yay!!! That's what Rory is calling for. And why not? Three-time major winner (including two USPGAs) Padraig would be a great choice to take the lads out to Whistling Straits.
Rory McIlroy and Ian Poulter are tied for second after moving day at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
Bryson DeChambeau, with his one-length Cobra irons, joined Henrik Stenson at the top of the leaderboard at Bay Hill while Tiger trod water and Rory showed he is beginning to tread lightly in the right direction.