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Rory McIlroy misses cut in second straight tournament

NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland -- Top-ranked Rory McIlroy has missed the cut for the second week in a row, stumbling out of the Irish Open on Friday after failing to make up for a disastrous first round. It is the third straight year that McIlroy misses the cut at his home tournament, which he hosts. The Northern Irishman required at least a 68 Friday to compensate for his 9-over 80...
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Rory McIlroy crashes out of Irish Open

Rory McIlroy crashes out of Irish Open
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Ramsay, Wiesberger share Irish Open lead as Rory risks cut

NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland (AP) Scotland's Richie Ramsay and Austria's Bernd Wiesberger shared the early second-round lead Friday at the Irish Open, while Rory McIlroy faced an uphill struggle to make the cut. Ramsay was on target to match the club record of 66 at Royal County Down but narrowly bogeyed his final hole to finish 4 under for the day, and 3 under overall, just like...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

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NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland (AP) Rory McIlroy shot a season-worst 9-over 80 on Thursday in the Irish Open to fall 13 strokes behind the first-round leaders. The top-ranked McIlroy, from Northern Ireland, had nine bogeys in his morning round in cold and windy conditions and occasional rain at Royal County Down. He was tied for 150th in the 155-man field. McIlroy missed the cut last...
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USGA's Davis calls reaction to his warning about Chambers Bay 'overblown'

You might recall USGA executive director Mike Davis issuing a stern warning to golfers about their preparation for this year's U.S. Open at Chambers Bay. While hosting a preview of the course earlier this month, Davis cautioned that even the best golfers will have little chance unless they arrive early and play often. "The idea of coming in and playing two practice rounds and having...
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McIlroy struggles to 9-over 80, might miss cut at Irish Open

NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland -- Rory McIlroy can't seem to perform in front of a home crowd. The Northern Ireland star looked bewildered as he shot a 9-over-par 80 -- his worst score of the season -- in Thursday's opening round of the Irish Open. He finished the morning at the bottom of the leaderboard, with half the field yet to tee off. Most struggled with gales and bracing showers...
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Rory blown away on home turf, risks early exit at Irish Open

NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland (AP) Rory McIlroy can't seem to perform in front of a home crowd. The Northern Ireland star looked bewildered as he shot a 9-over-par 80 - his worst score of the season - in Thursday's opening round of the Irish Open. He finished the morning at the bottom of the leaderboard, with half the field yet to tee off. Most struggled with gales and bracing showers...
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McIlroy will donate his winnings if he wins Irish Open

Rory McIlroy announced on Wednesday that should he win the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open this week at Royal County Down GC in Northern Ireland, he will donate all his winnings to charity. While it’s worth noting that the charity McIlroy will donate the winnings (£416,000, or $638,000 US) will be his own, the Rory...Read More The post Rory McIlroy will donate his winnings ($638K...
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Rory McIlroy’s Luxrurious Home In Northern Ireland On Sale For $3.8M (Photos)

Looking for a home that can support your brand new helicopter, function as a Jet-Ski freeway and provide your family with top of the line golfing opportunities all in one? Well you’re in luck! Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy has put his Northern Ireland mansion on the open market, and for the mere price of $3.8 million it could all be yours. The 7,200 square foot home comes...
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European Tour: Byeong-hun An comes out of nowhere to win at Wentworth

Byeong-hun An On both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, the world of golf is seeing a surprising dearth of first time winners. During the PGA Tour’s 2014-15 season, just four players have won a non-alternate event for their first career victory, and the most recent instance came all the way back in February when James Hahn took the Northern Trust Open. Meanwhile, the European Tour...
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Euro Tour: McIlroy misses cut at BMW PGA Championship

VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Rory McIlroy missed the cut at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Friday after an erratic 6-over 78 at the European Tour's flagship event. The top-ranked Northern Irishman made six bogeys and a double bogey on the par-four 11th, leaving him at 5-over 149 and four strokes outside the cutline. He was 15 shots behind clubhouse leader Francesco Molinari...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy preaches self-control after latest club-throwing meltdown (video)

Rory McIlroy quickly is developing the unflattering reputation as pro golf’s resident club-chucker. For the second time in recent months, a visibly frustrated McIlroy was spotted angrily throwing a club after being left disgusted with a wayward shot. The latest club-tossing incident occurred during the opening round of the BMW PGA Championship in Surrey, England....Read More The...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy opens with 71 at PGA Championship, 4 shots off lead

VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Rory McIlroy opened the defense of his BMW PGA Championship title on Thursday with a 1-under 71 that left him four strokes behind clubhouse leader Robert Karlsson. McIlroy says "I felt like I left a couple of shots out there" and that "I did not do anything that good and there is definitely room for improvement over the next few days." Karlsson made six...
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McIlroy opens with 71, 4 shots behind Karlsson

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) Rory McIlroy opened the defense of his BMW PGA Championship title on Thursday with a 1-under 71 that left him four strokes behind clubhouse leader Robert Karlsson. McIlroy says ''I felt like I left a couple of shots out there'' and that ''I did not do anything that good and there is definitely room for improvement over the next few days.'' Karlsson made...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy returns to tourney that 'kick-started everything'

VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Rory McIlroy might not have won two major championships and had the season of his life in 2014 if not for winning last year’s BMW PGA Championship, the World No. 1 conceded on the eve of the European Tour’s 5 million euro ($5.55 million) flagship tournament. Despite winning the Australian Open at the end of 2013, McIlroy arrived at Wentworth last May...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy back at the tournament that 'kick-started' his run

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) Rory McIlroy is back at the tournament that ''kick-started'' his amazing run over the past 12 months. McIlroy defends his title this week at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, the flagship event of the European Tour. He won here in 2014 after failing to make the cut the previous two years. ''This is what kick-started everything,'' McIlroy said Wednesday...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba taking big breaks before majors; no British for Shark

Bubba Watson has played only nine times this year, tied with Rory McIlroy for the fewest of any player among the top 75 on the PGA Tour money list. Watson played the Cadillac Championship at Doral and took off four weeks before the Masters. He is in the middle of a four-week break before showing up at the U.S. Open. The two-time Masters champion is simply trying to find the right...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Why Rory McIlroy is best thing going

Rory McIlroy Rory McIlroy, the current world No. 1, cruised to his second victory in a three week span on Sunday at Quail Hollow. There, he became the first person to notch multiple wins at the Wells Fargo Championship–he also won the event as a PGA Tour rookie in 2010–while also moving up to third in FedEx Cup points. At its outset, it didn’t look like the week would be a...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy: Physical fitness ‘portrays a much better image for the game’

Rory McIlroy forwarded the argument during a Tuesday appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show” that if more golfers attacked physical fitness with the same gusto as he does, it may help improve game’s popularity. McIlroy, a notorious gym rat, has undergone a profound transformation from slightly pudgy teen prodigy to a ripped athlete who has...Read More The post Rory McIlroy: ...
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Reed withdraws from next 2 European Tour events

LONDON -- Patrick Reed says he has withdrawn from the PGA Championship at Wentworth and the Irish Open. The 25-year-old American was due to play at the European Tour's flagship event at Wentworth for the first time on Thursday before competing in Ireland next week at a tournament hosted by Rory McIlroy. But he now says he "will not be able to travel overseas at this time." Reed,...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy says his fellow pro golfers should hit the gym

Rory McIlroy wants to bring his fellow golf pros to the gym with him. Well, if not literally, then figuratively. And speaking of figures, McIlroy says improved physiques on the golf tour could only help grow the game among young people -- athletic-looking golfers would make more kids pick up the sport, he says. McIlroy, 26, has added muscle, and it has done nothing to hurt his game...
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PGA at Quail Hollow Ties Five-Year High in Overnights

Overnights for Rory McIlroy‘s win at Quail Hollow tied the highest mark since his last victory there in 2010. Final round coverage of the PGA Tour Quail Hollow Championship drew a 2.4 overnight rating on CBS Sunday afternoon, up 9% from last year and 2013 (2.2 both years) and tied as the highest overnight for [...]
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McIlroy's 'boring' finish good enough to win at Wells Fargo

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Rory McIlroy had one word to his play on the back nine Sunday at the Wells Fargo Championship. ''Boring,'' the world's top-ranked golfer said with a laugh. That's sort of what it has come to when McIlroy is playing it at the top of his game. Few in the world can challenge him when he's driving the ball and putting the way he is right now. On Sunday, he became...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy finishes at 21 under, wins Wells Fargo by 7 strokes

  Rory McIlroy became the first two-time winner in the Wells Fargo Championship with a dominating seven-shot victory Sunday over Webb Simpson and Patrick Rodgers. The top-ranked McIlory closed with a 3-under 69 to finish at 21-under 267, shattering the tournament record by five strokes. He entered Sunday with a four-stroke lead over Simpson after a course-record 61 on Saturday....
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McIlroy finishes at 21 under, wins Wells Fargo Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Rory McIlroy became the first two-time winner in the Wells Fargo Championship with a dominating seven-shot victory Sunday over Webb Simpson and Patrick Rodgers. The top-ranked McIlory closed with a 3-under 69 to finish at 21-under 267, shattering the tournament record by five strokes. He entered Sunday with a four-stroke lead over Simpson after a course-record...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss
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