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
2015 US PGA Championship 17 71+71+68+69 279 279
2015 U.S. Open T9 72+72+70+66 280 -8
2015 The Irish Open Hosted by Rory Foundation CUT 80+71 151 9
2015 BMW PGA Championship CUT 71+78 149 5
2015 Wells Fargo 1 70+67+61+69 267 -21
2015 The Players Championship T8 69+71+70+70 280 -8
Grand Slam History
  2015201420132012201120102009
US Masters 4T8T25T40T15-T20
US Open T9T23T41-1-T10
The Open Championship -1-T60T25T3T47
US PGA Championship -1T81T64T3T3

Rory McIlroy News

WATCH: Who needs a putter?

Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth showcase their short game prowess at Whistling Straits.

Jordan Spieth is aiming for a third major on US soil this season

Making PGA cut stirs Spieth

Jordan Spieth is desperate to shake off his bad form at the PGA Championship after missing the cut in the last two years.

McIlroy has completed two practice rounds ahead of the 97th PGA Championship at Whistling Straits

McGinley: McIlroy will challenge

Paul McGinley expects four-time major champion Rory McIlroy to be firmly in contention for this week's 97th PGA Championship.

Features

WATCH: PGA Tour holes-in-one

WATCH: PGA Tour holes-in-one

Brian Harman's double at the Barclays takes the PGA Tour season total to 41. Watch the best holes-in-one so far.

Speith's drop from top

Speith's drop from top

As Jordan Spieth loses his world No 1 ranking, we look at others who had a similarly short opening spell in top spot.

FedExCup: Key questions

FedExCup: Key questions

We answer some of the key questions about the FedExCup play-offs, which get underway this week with The Barclays.