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
2016 145th Open Championship T5 69+71+73+67 280 280
2016 100th Open de France 3 71+66+70+71 278 278
2016 U.S. Open CUT 77+71 148 148
2016 the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide T4 71+66+70+68 275 275
2016 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Hosted by the Rory Foun 1 67+70+70+69 276 276
2016 THE PLAYERS Championship T12 72+64+75+70 281 281
Grand Slam History
US Masters -4T8T25T40T15-
US Open -T9T23T41-1-
The Open Championship --1-T60T25T3
US PGA Championship --1T81T64T3

Rory McIlroy News

Donald Trump criticised the PGA Tour's decision to move the Championship to Mexico City

Trump criticises Mexico move

The WGC-Cadillac Championship will move from Trump National Doral to Mexico City and be renamed next year.

McIlroy targets summer success

Rory McIlroy has targeted a summer of success after producing a stunning finish to win the Irish Open.

Rory McIlroy has opened up ahead of the 'fifth major' in Florida

Rory seeks ruthless edge

Rory McIlroy is frustrated at not winning more trophies as he looks to taste success in the Players Championship this week.


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Open Zone 'testament to Sky'

Open Zone 'testament to Sky'

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A year of first-time winners?

A year of first-time winners?

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