McIlroy wants to return 'gift' of winning to Clarke

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) Rory McIlroy didn't think his 10th birthday could get any better. His father took him to Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland for the first time. He also received a new wedge with a rust finish, popular back in those days. And he was on the chipping green when he got perhaps the best gift of all. ''All of a sudden, I meet Darren Clarke,'' McIlroy said Tuesday at...
Via Associated Press
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The Latest: McIlroy's watch on Central time before Ryder Cup

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) The Latest on the Ryder Cup (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Not to worry - Rory McIlroy says he already has set his watch to the Central time zone. The last time the Ryder Cup was held on U.S. soil, McIlroy nearly missed his tee time on the final day at Medinah. He said he forgot that Chicago was on Central Daylight Time, and he required a police escort. He wound...
Via Associated Press
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy, DJ among betting favorites for top scorer

Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson are listed as the betting favorites for top Ryder Cup point scorer on the American and European sides, respectively.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
13 hours ago

McIlroy, Garcia respond to 'best team ever' comment

Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia both responded to some negative comments regarding Europe and high praise for the U.S.
Via CSN Chicago
15 hours ago

McIlroy comfortable in Ryder Cup leadership role

With six rookies on the European Ryder Cup team, there was no need to explain to Rory McIlroy what his role would be this week.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
15 hours ago

Rory McIlroy wins Tour Championship and FedEx Cup on fourth playoff hole

After putting himself in position to win this weekend’s Tour Championship and take home the FedEx Cup, Rory McIlroy had tough sledding to get the victory Sunday. After shooting a six-under 64 during Sunday’s final round of the Tour Championship, McIlroy ended up missing a series of putts that nearly cost him the tournament win and FedEx Cup championship. Such a loss would have...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy wins Tour Championship, $10 million FedEx Cup prize

Rory McIlroy needed a miraculous eagle hole-out Sunday in the final round of the Tour Championship just to give himself a chance at East Lake, but he played his final nine holes at 5-under par and outlasted Ryan Moore in a four-hole playoff to win the season-ending event and steal the $10 million FedEx Cup away from Dustin Johnson. Johnson began the day in a tie for the lead, two...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

McIlroy the big winner at East Lake

ATLANTA (AP) Rory McIlroy finally won the FedEx Cup when he least expected it. McIlroy was three shots behind with three holes to play Sunday in the Tour Championship. Nearly two hours later, he holed a 15-foot birdie putt on the fourth extra hole to win at East Lake in a playoff and claim the $10 million FedEx Cup bonus. In its 10th year, the FedEx Cup never had a finish like...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy’s Strong Round Means He Can Do Something He’s Never Done Before

NORTON, Mass. — Rory McIlroy’s start at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday couldn’t have been much worse. After deciding to switch putters and coaches after entering the weekend 130th in strokes gained: putting, he was 4-over through three holes, including a triple bogey on the tricky par-4 12th at TPC Boston. But he got those four strokes back thanks to a 4-under...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy admits he was ‘pleasantly surprised’ by Olympic golf

After being one of those most critical of the concept of Olympic golf, Rory McIlroy is sort of coming around on the concept. McIlroy admitted that he’d watched a bit of the golf and came away impressed with how it turned out. “It pleasantly surprised me,” McIlroy said Wednesday, via Jason Sobel of ESPN. “There was more people at the golf events than there was at the athletics...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

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