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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy withdraws from Abu Dhabi because of rib injury.

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from the Abu Dhabi Championship this week because of a rib injury. The European Tour released a statement on Monday saying the second-ranked McIlroy underwent tests after he was injured during the SA Open and they revealed a stress fracture. McIlriy said it was ''bitterly disappointing'' and ''really quite annoying'' to miss...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy to have tests on his injured back

JOHANNESBURG (AP) Rory McIlroy says he will have tests on his back on Monday to make sure he is fit enough to play Abu Dhabi without further damage. McIlroy felt pain in his back on Friday and played the rest of the South African Open, losing in a playoff Sunday to Graeme Storm. He says the back was manageable, and that tape and pain medicine helped him get by. With his runner...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy hurts his back, finishes round at SA Open

JOHANNESBURG (AP) Rory McIlroy stayed close to the leaders at the SA Open on Friday despite hurting his back. The second-ranked Northern Irishman (68) made five birdies on the first six holes of the back nine but bogeyed the final two to finish in a five-way tie for fifth after two rounds. ''I'm actually surprised I'm standing here. I actually thought about pulling out before even...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy gets strong start to 2017 with opening 67 at SA Open

JOHANNESBURG (AP) Rory McIlroy made an impressive start to 2017 with a new set of clubs, shooting a 5-under 67 in the first round at the SA Open on Thursday. Making his first appearance at the tournament since 2008, McIlroy rolled in seven birdies - including four straight from Nos. 14-17 after starting at the 10th - to put himself a shot off the lead held by Trevor Fisher Jr....
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger irritating McIlroy's fiancee with late-night text messages

Getting text messages in the middle of the night can be annoying and disturbing. That’s true even if they’re from Tiger Woods. In an interview with Paul Kimmage of the Sunday Independent, Rory McIlroy talked about his friendship with Woods, and how said friendship has led to 4 a.m. text messages that annoy McIlroy’s fiancee, Erica Stoll. “I’m drawn to him, yeah,” McIlroy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy sends heartwarming letter to young fan

A young fan of Rory McIlroy received quite a thrill when the superstar sent him a letter to thank him for attending the Tour Championship as well as congratulate him on catching a golf ball tossed into the stands. The golf ball in question was thrown into the crowd by McIlroy after he holed-out from 137 yards for eagle on the 16th hole in the final round of the Tour Championship...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 22, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rory McIlroy sinks incredible putt during his Ryder Cup match

With the U.S. team entering the final day of the Ryder Cup with a lead and a real chance to win the event for the first time since 2008, there was understandably a lot of pressure on Europe’s opening match of the day. The match was between the U.S. team’s Patrick Reed and Europe’s Rory McIlroy, and if McIlroy was feeling any pressure he was not showing it on this incredible...
Via The Comeback
October 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryder Cup heckler wins $100 off Euro players by draining putt

To say this week’s Ryder Cup is going to be a raucous event clearly would be an understatement. No further evidence is needed outside of what occurred Thursday during a practice round by European players. With throngs of spectators keeping a close eye on the action at Hazeltine in Chaska, Minn., Rory McIlroy and Andy Sullivan repeatedly missed a 12-foot putt. Someone in the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 29, 2016  |  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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