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World No. 1 Rory McIlroy faces the goal of needing to capture the European Tour season ending DP World Tour Championship to become golf's leading all-time money earner ever in a single season.
Five years ago, former long-time World No. 1 Tiger Woods amassed a record combined PGA and European Tour earnings high of $US 11,557,729.
Woods won seven regular Tour events in 2007 including his 17th Major title, the PGA Championship along with two WGC victories while he also competed in two regular European Tour events.
McIlroy heads into this week's final Tour tournament already having amassed official combined 2012 European and PGA Tour prize money of $US 9,620,300 from his 22 tournaments on either side of the Atlantic.
The 23-year old Northern Irishman will add $1m to that amount as a guarantee for simply teeing up on Thursday in Dubai.
That's the top prize from a $3.75m `bonus pool' for Europe's top-10 place getters this year and with McIlroy already assured the ...
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World No. 1 Rory McIlroy has vowed to cut back his competitive schedule next year after the disappointment of missing the cut in his defense of the Hong Kong Open.
McIlroy four-putted the final green Friday to crash out of the event by three shots.
It was the second time this year the 23-year old has had to sit out the weekend rounds in the defense of a tournament after also missing...
Rory McIlroy has vowed to cut back his competitive schedule next year after the disappointment of missing the cut in his defense of the Hong Kong Open.
The world's top-ranked golfer four-putted the final green Friday to finish three shots off.
It marks the second time this year the 23-year old has had to sit out the weekend rounds in the defense of a tournament after also missing...
Don't worry, there's room for two legends on the front of the EA Sports produced Tiger Woods PGA Tour '14. This year, Woods will be joined by PGA golf legend Arnold Palmer.
"The King" is appearing on the cover of Woods' perennial game for the third time -- he appeared in Tiger Woods PGA Tour 05 and 06.
New to the game this year are golfers Keegan Bradley...
EA Sports has decided to add golfing legend Arnold Palmer to the cover of the latest edition of Tiger Woods’ video game. The cover you see above is for Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14, which still doesn’t have a release date scheduled. According to EA Sports, Palmer has actually been in the 2005 and 2006 versions of the game, and users will be able to play as him in this version as well...
Caroline Wozniacki might have regretted taking her first holiday of the off-season with boyfriend Rory McIlroy after storms caused his golf tournament to be heavily delayed. After enduring 12 hours of golf on the first day, McIlroy tweeted a picture of Wozniacki saying "Nearly 12 hours at the golf course already today! @CaroWozniacki really enjoying her holiday this week....