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 The Players Championship CUT 71+74 145 1
2018 Wells Fargo Championship T16 68+76+66+71 281 -3
2018 Masters Tournament 5 69+71+65+74 279 -9
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
Grand Slam History
  2018201720162015201420132012
US Masters 5T7T104T8T25T40
US Open ---T9T23T41-
The Open Championship ----1-T60
US PGA Championship ----1T81

Rory McIlroy News

McIlroy's record at Wentworth

Rory McIlroy will be one of the headline attractions at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, but the four-time major winner has a mixed record at the tournament.

McIlroy opens with 'okay' 71

Rory McIlroy admitted his opening 71 at The Players Championship was a "fair reflection" of his play at TPC Sawgrass.

McIlroy takes 'smart' approach

Rory McIlroy believes a conservative approach to taking on TPC Sawgrass is crucial to success at The Players Championship.

Features

LISTEN: BMW PGA preview podcast

LISTEN: BMW PGA preview podcast

Wayne Riley and Richard Boxall guest in a special preview podcast ahead of the BMW PGA Championship.

BMW PGA: Ways to watch

BMW PGA: Ways to watch

Rory McIlroy headlines a star-studded field at the BMW PGA Championship, with extended coverage live on Sky Sports.

McIlroy's record at Wentworth

McIlroy's record at Wentworth

Rory McIlroy will be one of the headline attractions at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, but the four-time major winner has a mixed record at the tournament.