Rory McIlroy - Profile

Rory McIlroy: Has won an Open and a WGC event on his last two starts

Rory McIlroy: Has won an Open and a WGC event on his last two starts

The Open champion is now in search of a fifth major title and a first US Masters.

* Four-time major winner: 2011 US Open (Congressional), 2012 US PGA (Kiawah Island), 2014 Open Championship (Hoylake), 2014 US PGA (Valhalla)

* Won his first two majors by eight-shot margins. Became the youngest winner of the US Open since Bobby Jones in 1923 when he won at Congressional.

* 2012: Won both PGA Tour and European Tour money lists after five wins on US soil as well as the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

* 2012: Won PGA Player of the Year, European Tour Golfer of the Year, PGA Tour Player of the Year and Vardon Trophy (best PGA Tour scoring average).

* 2012: Reached World No.1 for first time after winning the Honda Classic in March. Has topped charts for total of 39 weeks over four stints.

* Signed 10-year sponsorship deal with Nike worth a reported $250 million in January, 2013.

* 2014: Won BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth

* 2014: Won WGC-Bridgestone Invitatonal

Player Details

  • Nationality: Northern Irish
  • Date Of Birth: 04/05/1989
  • Birth Place: Holywood, Northern Ireland
  • Height: 5ft 9
Recent Stroke Play Results
Date Tournament Pos Score Total To Par
2016 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Hosted by the Rory Foun 1 67+70+70+69 276 276
2016 THE PLAYERS Championship T12 72+64+75+70 281 281
2016 Wells Fargo Championship T4 73+69+73+66 281 281
2016 Masters Tournament T10 -1 - -1
2016 WGC - Dell Match Play T1 - - -
2016 Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard T27 75+67+75+65 282 282
Grand Slam History
  2016201520142013201220112010
US Masters -4T8T25T40T15-
US Open -T9T23T41-1-
The Open Championship --1-T60T25T3
US PGA Championship --1T81T64T3

Rory McIlroy News

McIlroy targets summer success

Rory McIlroy has targeted a summer of success after producing a stunning finish to win the Irish Open.

Rory McIlroy has opened up ahead of the 'fifth major' in Florida

Rory seeks ruthless edge

Rory McIlroy is frustrated at not winning more trophies as he looks to taste success in the Players Championship this week.

Rory McIlroy finished in a tie for third at Trump National

McIlroy: I didn't do enough

Rory McIlroy was frustrated to miss out on victory from a winning position at the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

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