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
2017 The BMW SA Open 2 67+68+67+68 270 -18
2016 DP World Tour Championship T9 75+68+68+65 276 276
2016 WGC - HSBC Champions T4 71+66+70+66 273 273
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
Grand Slam History
  2017201620152014201320122011
US Masters --4T8T25T40T15
US Open --T9T23T41-1
The Open Championship ---1-T60T25
US PGA Championship ---1T81T64

Rory McIlroy News

McIlroy's 2016 highs and lows

With his playing schedule finished for 2016, we take a look back at the highs and lows of Rory McIlroy's year.

Rory McIlroy admits a third straight Race to Dubai title is now out of his hands

McIlroy: Dubai out of my hands

Rory McIlroy admits the Race to Dubai title is now out of his hands after his withdrawal from the Turkish Airlines Open.

Europe's Rory McIlroy was the centre of attention for much of the weekend

McIlroy: No retaliation in France

Rory McIlroy insists there will be no "retaliation" from home fans in 2018 when Europe attempt to regain the Ryder Cup.

Features

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WATCH: Awkward reporter prank!

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WATCH: Bryson's bizarre putting

WATCH: Bryson's bizarre putting

Bryson DeChambeau is renowned for his unusual approach to the game, and his new putting technique raised more eyebrows.

WATCH: Star golfers in the mix

WATCH: Star golfers in the mix

Four of the world's top golfers were treated to a mixing masterclass from TV and radio personality Reggie Yates in Abu Dhabi