Found March 06, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
PLAYERS: Rory Mcilroy
Rory McIlroy has yet to hit his stride this season, which has left us all searching for answers. What could be wrong with the 23-year-old? The most logical answer would be that he is having trouble adjusting to his new Nike clubs and equipment, but not everyone is a logical thinker. Considering we live in an era that is driven by gossip, many people have been quick to assume that McIlroy is having issues in his personal life. More specifically, there have been rumors that he and girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki are on the rocks. McIlroy put that speculation to rest at a press conference this week ahead of the WGC-Cadillac Championship. “I know I’ve read what’s been written,” McIlroy said, via USA Today Sports. “And like just because I have a bad day on the golf course and Caroline loses a match in Malaysia, it doesn’t mean that we’re breaking up. It’s sport, and look, I’d rather keep my private life as private as possible. Everything on that front is great and I’m looking forward to se...

Wozniacki source of McIlroy's struggles?

Rory McIlroy's struggles early on this season are causing some to speculate that his slump may be related to issues with girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki.

Rory McIlroy looks like he gets it

In the end, it was just like a visit to the dentist. Rory McIlroy wasn't exactly looking forward to facing the media Wednesday morning to deliver a mea culpa on his mid-round withdrawal at last week's Honda Classic and ill-advised attempt to blame it on a toothache. But, like a trip to the dentist, after the drilling, he felt better. "I regret what I did," said...

Rory McIlroy Admits Walking Off at Honda Classic ‘Was Not the Right Thing to Do’

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Rory McIlroy says he should have finished his second round at the Honda Classic, telling Sports Illustrated magazine that “it was not the right thing to do” to walk out after eight holes of his second round. McIlroy was 7-over for the round and headed toward another missed cut when he hit his second shot into the water on the 18th and abruptly withdrew...

Rory has some soul-searching to do

Parents tell their kids that it's always better to own up to their mistakes, that trying to cover them up with lies will only make things worse. Kids, however, sometimes have to learn these truths for themselves. Rory McIlroy is still only 23 -- still figuring out what it means to be Rory -- and he learned both ends of that ethics lesson last Friday, when he walked off the...

WGC-Cadillac: 5 Things to know

The second World Golf Championship of the year started Thursday at Doral's TPC Blue Monster. Here are 5 Things you need to know about the Cadillac Championship: 1. MCILROY'S MEA CULPA: Rory McIlroy made his first public appearance since walking off midway through his second round at the Honda Classic. The 23-year-old World No. 1 admitted that walking off the course was a...

Tiger Woods Surges to Lead of Star-Studded World Golf Championship Field As Rory McIlroy Falters

DORAL, Fla. — Tiger Woods was on his game, and so were most of the world best golfers Thursday in the Cadillac Championship. Except for the world’s No. 1 player. Woods made nine birdies on the Blue Monster at Doral for a 6-under 66 that put him in a five-way share of the lead with Masters champion Bubba Watson, former U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell, Sergio Garcia and Freddie...

McIlroy's way out of mess is to be like Woods

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer The statement released by his handlers was almost as bad as the kid's decision to walk out on the tournament. It was the first big mistake of his career, at a time when the golf world was enthralled by such a young talent. He was criticized by the press and by his peers for his selfish behavior, though there was hope that...
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