Muirfield member rips Rory McIlroy, defends the club's ban on women

Last week, the R&A announced it was pulling Muirfield out of the British Open rotation after the private golf club upheld its ban on women.After two years of consultation, Muirfield took a vote on whether female members should be allowed, and while a majority of the club's 750 members voted yes, the vote fell 14 short from the two-thirds majority required to change the rules...
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Rory McIlroy may skip Olympics due to Zika virus scare

Rory McIlroy is not preparing to sit out of the Olympics just yet because of the Zika virus, but the thought has crossed his mind. Among the growing list of concerns for those planning to travel to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this summer is the ongoing battle with the Zika virus, which is creating a panic just about everywhere for some. McIlroy is exactly afraid of attending...
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Rory McIlroy donates Irish Open winnings to charity

After winning his first Irish Open, Rory McIlroy donated his winnings to his charity, the Rory McIlroy Foundation. The winner’s check was for 666,000 euros, which works out to nearly $750,000, and it’s all going to the foundation, which helps children and their families, per the foundation’s official website: “This is what we do and what we stand for. It will be at...
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Rory McIlroy takes an emotional win at the Irish Open

Rory McIlroy can finally add the Irish Open to his list of major wins for his career. Winning in front of a home crowd at his home tournament is undoubtedly a moment in his career that he will hold onto for a long time. In addition, it being his first win of the 2016 season, it ought to be the catalyst for a hot streak that could help vault him into a successful outing at the Masters...
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Irish Open results 2016: Rory McIlroy clinches win with beautiful approach on 18

Rory McIlroy just clinched the European Tour’s Irish Open with a shot of the year candidate. At the par-5 18th hole, McIlroy nailed a remarkable 253-yard approach shot to set up the tournament-clinching eagle. Entering the final hole, McIlroy held a one-stroke lead. Here is what the European Tour dubbed, “the shot of a champion.” 253 yards. The shot of a champion. https...
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McIlroy takes Irish Open lead on lightning-delayed 3rd day

STRAFFAN, Ireland (AP) Rory McIlroy could be on the cusp of his first Irish Open victory if the heavens permit him to finish. Lightning storms bedeviled Saturday's third round at the K Club. Tournament organizers suspended play for the night with McIlroy ready to tee off the 16th hole holding a three-stroke lead over Masters champion Danny Willett. McIlroy protested to officials...
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Rory McIlroy rips Muirfield for upholding ban on female members

Scottish golf proved it is not quite ready to step into the modern sporting world Thursday when Muirfield lost its right to host the Open Championship due to its refusal to allow women to join as members. But golf's biggest stars criticized Muirfield for its reluctance to change with the times, and World No. 3 Rory McIlroy joined those who chose to speak out against Muirfield.At...
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Rory McIlroy ties Players Championship record with 29 on back nine

Shane Lowry thought he would be sitting pretty with his record 29 on the back nine at the Players Championship earlier this week. However, top golfer Rory McIlroy had something to say about that on Friday when he did the exact same thing. McIlroy was pretty far down the leaderboard heading into the second day of the tournament Friday after shooting a disappointing even par on Thursday...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy honors Kobe Bryant with shoes at Masters

Rory McIlroy honored Kobe Bryant with some of his apparel during the opening round of the Masters on Thursday. McIlroy, who is searching for his first career green jacket to complete the career grand slam, wore white, black and gold shoes with the date “4/13” inscribed on them. The date represents when Kobe will play the final game of his career. McIlroy's shoes Marked with...
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April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy has great response to critics of workout regimen

In the years since he stormed upon the scene as a slightly pudgy teenage prodigy, Rory McIlroy has committed himself to a regimented dedication to physical fitness. So much so, in fact, that it has garnered criticism from a handful of the golf world’s most renowned and respected analysts and coaches. The latest to question his workout-heavy training regimen is Golf Channel analyst...
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February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

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