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 10
Recent Stroke Play Results
Date Tournament Pos Score Total To Par
2018 Arnold Palmer Invitational 1 69+70+67+64 270 -18
2018 Valspar Championship CUT 74+73 147 5
2018 The Honda Classic T59 72+72+73+72 289 9
2018 Genesis Open T20 71+69+73+68 281 -3
2018 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am CUT 68+74+72 214 -2
2018 Omega Dubai Desert Classic 2 65+64+68+69 266 -22
Grand Slam History
US Masters -T7T104T8T25T40
US Open ---T9T23T41-
The Open Championship ----1-T60
US PGA Championship ----1T81

Rory McIlroy News

during the third round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented By MasterCard at Bay Hill Club and Lodge on March 17, 2018 in Orlando, Florida.

McIlroy pleased with big move

Rory McIlroy feels he has given himself a chance of Arnold Palmer Invitational victory after a big third round at Bay Hill.

McIlroy happy with schedule

Rory McIlroy is enjoying his busy schedule and feels his game is trending in the right direction ahead of the Masters.

McIlroy upbeat despite late slip

Rory McIlroy refused to let a final-hole mistake take the gloss off a more confident performance at Bay Hill.


Woods, Nicklaus salute McIlroy

Woods, Nicklaus salute McIlroy

Rory McIlroy's spectacular victory at Bay Hill would have made Arnold Palmer proud, according to Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods.

WATCH: Woods swing analysis

WATCH: Woods swing analysis

Tiger Woods is now in the fifth event of his comeback, but how has his swing evolved since he returned to action in January?

WATCH: Beware of alligators!

WATCH: Beware of alligators!

Kevin Streelman waded into the water at Bay Hill at almost the exact spot where Cody Gribble encountered an alligator last year!