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
2017 US PGA Championship T22 72+72+73+68 285 1
2017 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational T5 67+69+68+69 273 -7
2017 The 146th Open T4 71+68+69+67 275 -5
2017 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open CUT 74+71 145 1
2017 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open CUT 72+73 145 1
2017 Travelers Championship T17 67+73+70+64 274 -6
Grand Slam History
  2017201620152014201320122011
US Masters T7-4T8T25T40T15
US Open --T9T23T41-1
The Open Championship ---1-T60T25
US PGA Championship ---1T81T64

Rory McIlroy News

Rory may not return this year

Rory McIlroy has admitted he could be sidelined for the rest of the year as he is still not fully recovered from injury.

McIlroy hints at another break

Rory McIlroy is considering another break from golf after admitting he is still hampered by a rib injury.

Late rally lifts McIlroy

Rory McIlroy feels he is "right in the tournament" after a late rally salvaged a second successive 72 at the PGA Championship.

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