Spieth, McIlroy installed as co-favorites for PGA

Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy have been installed as betting co-favorites for the PGA Championship, which is now only three weeks away.
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1 day ago

Progress for McIlroy, and optimism for the next major

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy has gone 10 majors without winning, the longest stretch since he turned pro. He at least felt he made progress at the British Open, and he has reason to be excited for the next major. For one thing, his form is improving. Despite a horrid start at Royal Birkdale — 5 over through six holes Thursday — he bounced back with rounds of 68-69...
2 days ago

McIlroy charges, then fades in Round 3 at The Open

For six holes on Saturday it looked like Rory McIlroy was going to challenge for The Open lead, but a mid-round collapse put him well off the pace.
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2 days ago

Rory McIlroy displays patience and shows he can take a punch

SOUTHPORT, England — Only the patient shall survive. This should be the mantra for every player at every British Open, because if you don’t live by it, your chances of winning or even contending will die. Case on point: There’s a valuable lesson to be learned from Rory McIlroy’s last two days at Royal Birkdale....
Via New York Post
3 days ago

Box Score 7/6: Time to get your last-second votes in

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while stuffing the All-Star ballot box with last minute votes. Happy birthday today to Manny Machado, Justin Schultz, Brandon Jacobs, Pau Gasol, Valerie Brisco-Hooks, Lillie Leatherwood and Willie Randolph. On this date in...
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Brooks Koepka drinks Fireball whisky out of US Open trophy

Brooks Koepka won his first major tournament over the weekend, dominating the U.S. Open field and finishing 16 under par, tying Rory McIlroy’s 72-hole scoring record.That was cause for celebration, so that’s exactly what Koepka and BFF Dustin Johnson did.The two bros hit the club for some drinks and other shenanigans, including drinking Fireball whisky straight out of the US...
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June 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy beautifully fires back on Twitter after being called ‘bored’ by Steve Elkington

Steve Elkington is best-known for being a longtime golfer on the PGA Tour and winning the 1995 PGA Championship. But these days, the 54-year-old Australian is mainly finding himself in the news for making controversial comments on Twitter.ESPN’s Bob Harig explains more:In recent years, Elkington has had his share of controversial moments on Twitter, such as insensitive remarks...
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June 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy: Wedding was ‘best weekend of my life’

Rory McIlroy is riding high entering The Players Championship this week.McIlroy married wife Erica Stoll two and a half weeks ago. The two then reportedly went on a 10-day honeymoon. McIlroy’s just now getting back into the swing of things with his golf and still appears to be on his wedding high.The world No. 2 golfer spoke at a news conference on Tuesday and spoke glowingly about...
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May 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy, Erica Stoll used anti-drone technology at wedding

Rory McIlroy and former PGA Tour employee Erica Stoll got married over the weekend in a glamorous ceremony at the Ashford Castle in Ireland. But you might have a difficult time finding photos of the big day. The couple took countless security measures for the seven-figure wedding, including preventing drones from flying overhead.According to a report from the Irish Independent, McIlroy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy takes shots at ex-girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki

Rory McIlroy is happily engaged to Erica Stoll, but it wasn’t too long ago that he was dating and engaged to former No. 1 tennis player Caroline Wozniacki. Though the two had fun together and appeared to be a cute couple on the outside, McIlroy later realized marrying Wozniacki was not a good idea. The golfer discussed many topics in an interview with the Irish Independent, including...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

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