Found May 25, 2012 on
How comfortable does Rory McIlroy feel being World No. 1 now?
Not very is the easy answer.
Two days ago McIlroy told the world he was comfortable at the top of golf's pecking order, otherwise known as the Official World Golf Ranking. He looked anything but on Friday as he limped away from Wentworth after missing the cut in the BMW PGA Championship with a second-round 79.
It is McIlroy's worst score since his final-round 80 in last year's Masters and his worst score in a regular European Tour event since an 83 in the first round of the 2007 South African Airways Open.
"I was really wanting to make a four on the last score to break 80," McIlroy said.
That was obvious on the last green when the US Open champion two-putted from 30 feet and then gave a mini-fist pump to his caddie, JP Fitzgerald.
"It's just a week I want to forget and move on," McIlroy said.
It's the second tournament in a row McIlroy has missed the cut in a flagship event. ...
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A frustrated Rory McIlroy tossed his club to the ground in a fit of anger during his bogey-filled opening round at the BMW PGA Championship on Thursday.
Making his first appearance in Europe in seven months, the top-ranked Northern Irishman made five bogeys and a double bogey in a 2-over 74 at Wentworth.
The low point of the round came on the par-5 12th when he hurled his club...
Top-ranked Rory McIlroy will miss the cut for the second straight tournament after a spectacular second-round implosion at the BMW PGA Championship on Friday.
McIlroy made seven bogeys and two double bogeys in a 7-over 79 at Wentworth to finish on 9 over, continuing his ragged form from Thursday when he tossed a club away in frustration on his way to a 74.
The US Open champion...
Rory McIlroy missed the cut at the BMW PGA Championship on Friday after his game disintegrated in spectacular fashion in a second straight errant round at Wentworth, leaving his grip on the No. 1 ranking under serious threat from Luke Donald.
The U.S. Open champion made seven bogeys and two double bogeys in a 7-over 79 to finish 9 over - a massive 21 strokes behind James Morrison...
STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer Leaders Peter Lawrie and David Drysdale each shot 6-under 66s Thursday at the BMW PGA Championship, leaving a frustrated top-ranked Rory McIlroy and his high-ranking rivals trailing after the first round.
McIlroy had five bogeys and a double bogey in his round of 74 to go with three birdies and an eagle. On the par-5, 12th he hurled his club after...
San Francisco Giants will hold Irish Heritage Night on June 12th before that night's game against the Houston Astros. Package includes a pregame celebration, with cultural food and drink specials, Irish entertainment, and a special edition Rory McIlroy bobblehead. Because when you think of the Giants, you think of golfer Rory McIlroy. Wait, what?
Based on the picture...