Rory McIlroy - Profile
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
- Nationality: Northern Irish
- Date Of Birth: 04/05/1989
- Birth Place: Holywood, Northern Ireland
- Height: 5ft 9
|2015||US PGA Championship||17||71+71+68+69||279||279|
|2015||The Irish Open Hosted by Rory Foundation||CUT||80+71||151||9|
|2015||BMW PGA Championship||CUT||71+78||149||5|
|2015||The Players Championship||T8||69+71+70+70||280||-8|
|The Open Championship||-||1||-||T60||T25||T3||T47|
|US PGA Championship||-||1||T8||1||T64||T3||T3|
Rory McIlroy News
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