Rory McIlroy is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland.
Rory McIlroy might have finished with double-bogey seven, but Shane Lowry still expects the Holywood star to be tough to beat after a bogey-free, seven-under 65 gave him a share of the halfway lead in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.
Rory McIlroy admitted the Ryder Cup reminded him he already has what it takes to get back to being the best player in the world and he went on to prove it by claimed his 20th PGA Tour win in the CJ Cup in Las Vegas.
Rory McIlroy believes he's still the best player in the world on his day and he looks determined to prove it in Las Vegas after carding a 10-under par 62 to lie just two shots behind Rickie Fowler heading into the final round of the CJ Cup at the Summit.
It’s 11am on the hottest day of the year when Ned Power pulls into the drive of the family farmhouse in Doon, flustered by the heat and non-stop calls to his mobile.
AFTER a year’s delay the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are finally upon us, and excitement is building across the country as Ireland will be represented by a group of very talented athletes.
Rory McIlroy has backed calls for The Open to be taken to the Portmarnock Golf Club, with a recent vote that finally allows women to become members of the north county Dublin club paving the way for a possible push to have the British major played south of the border in Ireland.
It was 15 months ago when Shane Lowry learned he would be custodian of the Claret Jug for an extended period. This improbable blessing of Covid-19 comes to an end at Royal St George’s tomorrow, when he hands back, to the Royal and Ancient, a symbol of excellence that has transformed his life.
Down the fairway of the long fifth hole at Mount Juliet, DJ Carey followed the flight of his ball with a sportsman’s pleasure in a challenge well met. It was only when his Sunday best came to rest that he realised Rory McIlroy had outdriven him by all of 50 yards.
Rory McIlroy could never be described as a slow burner but he’s looking to continue his recent upward trajectory with a big performance in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open that could be the spark he needs to get back to his Major-winning ways.
The design contract with the great Nicklaus was sealed in quaintly appropriate circumstances. “I was speaking on my car phone in the car park at Portmarnock Golf Club to Jack, who was in Helsinki at the time,” said Dr Tim Mahony. “And we tied everything up.”
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