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PGA Tour: Rory McIlroy Takes WGC-Match Play, Eyes Jordan Spieth

Rory McIlroy With a pair of victories and a run of four consecutive top two finishes already under his belt this year, Jordan Spieth appears to have his sights set on the PGA Tour Player of the Year award, and before Sunday, few others held a legitimate claim to the title of the best golfer of 2015. For most of the season, the 20-year old Texan has been in a class all by himself...
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McIlroy, Spieth paired together in opening 2 rounds of Players

  The match that didn't happen in San Francisco will be available in stroke play at The Players Championship this week. Match Play winner Rory McIlroy and Masters champion Jordan Spieth are in the same group for the opening two rounds. McIlroy is a four-time major champion who stretched his lead at No. 1 in the world with his victory Sunday in the Match Play Championship. Spieth...
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Rory McIlroy: Holding the top ranking, wearing the crown

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Unless he changed his routine, Rory McIlroy started celebrating his 26th birthday on Monday by going to the website of the Official World Golf Ranking to see where he stood. It was neither a gift nor a surprise. Everyone knows he is No. 1. McIlroy only wants to know by how much. ''Every Monday morning, I go on the website and look at what my lead is - hopefully...
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Match Play: McIlroy rolls past Matsuyama into quarterfinals

SAN FRANCISCO -- Rory McIlroy rolled into the quarterfinals of the Match Play Championship on Saturday with four birdies on the front nine for a 6-and-5 victory over Hideki Matsuyama of Japan. McIlroy has joked all week about wanting a short match Saturday to get to Las Vegas for the fight. He at least got one in the morning. He needed another in the afternoon. As the No. 1 player...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy has to win big to make Pacquiao-Mayweather bout

Rory McIlroy, a boxing fan of some renown, procured himself one of the most sought-after tickets in recent sports history: Seats at the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather bout in Las Vegas. The problem is the golfer may not be able to make it as he is experiencing issues that happen more often to regular folks, not...Read More The post Rory McIlroy has to win big in match play to make...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy Gets Smashed In An Arm Wrestling Match To A Teenager

Rory has gotten pretty jacked over the years, kind of similar to how Tiger got when he was younger. He broke into to golf as a scrawny little Irishman, and gradually got bigger and bigger to the point now where he’s chiseled and banging models. But I guess golf strength is different than real man strength. Real man strength is settled at the arm wrestling table, mono e mono. Two...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy: ‘I haven’t worked a day in my life'

Even though Rory McIlroy has toiled endlessly — on the course, in the gym, on the range, everywhere — since he was a pint-sized prodigy, the 25-year-old acknowledged in a recent interview that the life of a professional golfer really isn’t a job at all, despite the absurd amount of effort and thousands of hours...Read More The post Rory McIlroy: ‘I haven’t worked a day...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Butch Harmon concerned Rory McIlroy may be bulking up too much

Butch Harmon recently expressed concern that Rory McIlroy’s intensely focused dedication to reshaping his body could have an adverse effect on the golfer down the road. The renowned golf coach believes bulking up to a such a degree could have similar consequences to how it is speculated that Tiger Woods’ obsession with pumping iron earlier...Read More The post Butch Harmon concerned...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy completely loses it, helicopters club into water (video)

To say that Rory McIlroy is having a rough go of it in his second round on Friday at the WGC – Cadillac Championship would be a huge understatement. The 25-year-old finally let his frustration get the best of him on the eighth hole at Trump National Doral. After hitting a shot presumably not to...Read More The post Rory McIlroy completely loses it, helicopters club into water...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rory McIlroy trolled by 'Sweet Caroline' song

Some cheeky stadium operators at a rugby match in Ireland on Friday did their best to rattle Rory McIlroy, but the world No. 1 golfer showed an impressive ability to shake off the troll job. McIlroy is a fan of Ulster, one of the four pro rugby teams in Ireland, and attended the team’s game...Read More
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December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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