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: N. Ireland
- Date Of Birth: 04/05/1989
- Birth Place: Holywood, Northern Ireland
- Height: 5ft 10
|2017||Arnold Palmer Invitational||T4||74+71+65+69||279||-9|
|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|
|The Open Championship||-||-||-||1||-||T60||T25|
|US PGA Championship||-||-||-||1||T8||1||T64|
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