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: N. Ireland
  • 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
2016 Ryder Cup T9 - - -
2016 TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola 1 68+70+66+64 268 268
2016 BMW Championship T42 68+72+73+72 285 285
2016 Deutsche Bank Championship 1 71+67+66+65 269 269
2016 The Barclays T31 71+69+71+73 284 284
2016 PGA Championship CUT 74+69 143 143
Grand Slam History
US Masters -4T8T25T40T15-
US Open -T9T23T41-1-
The Open Championship --1-T60T25T3
US PGA Championship --1T81T64T3

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