RORY MCILROY NEWS

2016 PGA Tour schedule will feature busy summer stretch

We’re not even through the summer of ’15, but you’ll excuse us for drifting forward to the summer of ’16. Hey, it’s golf. It’s all about course-management and planning the next shot, right? Anyway, you probably have heard that next summer will be a jam-packed slate thanks to accommodations made by golf’s return to the Olympic Games for the first time since 1904, and...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy to miss another PGA event while recovering from ankle injury

AKRON, Ohio -- Rory McIlroy has told the PGA Tour he will not play the Bridgestone Invitational next week as he recovers from his ankle injury. It will be the second straight tournament that McIlroy will miss as the defending champion. He injured his left ankle while playing soccer with friends in Northern Ireland the first weekend in July. He was not able to defend his title in...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy to miss another title defense at Firestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) Rory McIlroy has told the PGA Tour he will not play the Bridgestone Invitational next week as he recovers from his ankle injury. It will be the second straight tournament that McIlroy will miss as the defending champion. He injured his left ankle while playing soccer with friends in Northern Ireland the first weekend in July. He was not able to defend his title...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Golf's youth movement means 30 is the new 20

The criteria fits for the label as the best player to have never won a major. Seven career victories. Finishing no worse than third in just over 30 percent of the tournaments. The No. 1 player in the world for the first half of the season. Adding to the numbers is being viewed as one of the favorites at every major. What doesn't fit is the age. Lydia Ko just turned 18 a couple of...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy PGA Tour is a beautiful revamp

For the first time in its storied seventeen year history, EA Sports has released a golf game that wasn’t named after Tiger Woods and it works absolutely perfectly. Rory McIlroy PGA Tour is the first installation in the franchise that has appeared on the new generation consoles and it has worked their advantage. Obviously going into the game I expected the graphics to be absolutely...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth enjoys ‘adult beverages’ out of Claret Jug

Jordan Spieth may have come up one stroke short of getting into a playoff to continue his bid go 3-for-3 this season in majors at the Open Championship on Monday. But that doesn’t mean the 21-year-old phenom wasn’t afforded the opportunity to tangentially enjoy the spoils of victory courtesy of his pal and Open winner...Read More The post Jordan Spieth enjoys ‘some adult beverages’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch this clip of 79 golf video games in 79 seconds from 1979-present

Coinciding with the release of EA Sports' Rory McIlroy PGA Tour is this blast through golf video game history: Seventy-nine golf video games in 79 seconds from 1979 to the present, starting with the highly-pixelated Golf Magnavox Odyssey in 1979. Don't blink or you may miss your favorite: I remember a place ... a house ... a small TV where my brother and I spent many late nights...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth favored at the British Open, but others loom

Jordan Spieth Jordan Spieth is a man on a mission. With wins at the Masters and U.S. Open earlier this year, the 21-year old Texan is trying to become the first player to win golf’s modern Grand Slam, and this week, he’ll try to capture the third leg at the Open Championship. In golf, the majors are far more important than just about everything else, so when the world No...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings - The Open Championship

Jordan Spieth. Yes, Jordan Spieth. I'm just preparing you for what you'll be hearing everyday in the run-up to The Open Championship. Jordan Spieth. Well, his name and Rickie Fowler's, since there needs to be some sort of manufactured rivalry. There's not a whole lot else to talk about in the world of golf with Rory McIlroy set to miss The Open at St. Andrews, Tiger Woods appearing...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour to include “Baba Booey”

If you have watched a golf tournament at any time over the past few years, you have heard fans yelling “Baba Booey!” after virtually every drive. Some find that annoying, others think it’s hilarious, but either way it has slowly become a part of the sport. Now even video games are getting on board with the trend. EA Sports is coming out with a new golf game this year with Rory...
Via Rumors and Rants
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy will miss Open Championship

Rory McIlroy will not defend his title in the Open Championship, the first time in 61 years the defending champion will not be playing. The world’s No. 1 player announced Wednesday that the injury to his left ankle, a ruptured ligament, will keep him from from playing in the Open Championship at St. Andrews. After much consideration, I have decided not to play in the Open...
Via Sports-Glory
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Injury Forces Rory McIlroy Out of British Open

After recently revealing his off-the-field injury, Rory McIlroy announced on Instagram that he is withdrawing from the upcoming Open Championship....
Via Athlon Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy will not defend British Open title because of ankle injury

Rory McIlroy won't be back to defend his title in the British Open. The world's No. 1 player announced Wednesday that a ruptured ligament in his left ankle will keep him from St. Andrews to play in the British Open. McIlroy said he injured his ankle while playing soccer with friends in Northern Ireland over the weekend. He will be the first player to not defend his Open title since...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy pulls out of British Open

Rory McIlroy won't be back to defend his title in the British Open. The world's No. 1 player announced Wednesday that a ruptured ligament in his left ankle will keep him from St. Andrews to play in the British Open. McIlroy said he injured his ankle while playing soccer with friends in Northern Ireland over the weekend. He will be the first player to not defend his Open title since...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy confirms he will miss British Open because of left ankle injury.

AP () - - Rory McIlroy confirms he will miss British Open because of left ankle injury.
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy to miss Open Championship after ankle injury

Rory McIlroy won’t get a chance to defend his Open Championship victory. The world’s No. 1-ranked golfer announced Wednesday that he will indeed miss next weekend’s British Open after he suffered an ankle injury Saturday while playing soccer with friends. Like he did in announcing the injury, McIlroy announced via his Instagram page that he’d miss the Open. It’s still...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

News Reporter calls Rory McIlroy a “leprechaun”

In the previous article, we learned that Rory McIlroy had busted his ankle playing soccer with friends. During a report on Fox News’ “Outnumbered”, anchor Harris Faulkner was doing his job and doing an update which included the report of Rory’s injury. After the update, an anchor off camera, Lisa “Kennedy” Montgomery called Rory a “leprechaun” and that she “can’t...
Via The GP Golf Report
23 days ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy's absence dominates talk at Scottish Open

GULLANE, Scotland (AP) All the talk at the Scottish Open is about a player who isn't even here this week. Rory McIlroy was supposed to be the main attraction at the tune-up to next week's British Open at St. Andrews. But the golf-loving Scottish public has been denied the sight of the world's top-ranked golfer after he injured his left ankle in a soccer kick-about with friends at...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Kennedy addresses calling Rory McIlroy ‘leprechaun’

There's a #TeamCaro supporter at Fox News. (via @ScottLLove) pic.twitter.com/u0qn0HVHt8 — Chris Chaney (@Wrong_Fairway) July 6, 2015 Rory McIlroy’s participation in The Open Championship next week is in doubt after the world’s No. 1 ranked golfer suffered ligament damage in his ankle playing soccer over the weekend. While golf fans around the world would like...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Rory McIlroy sustains ankle injury, likely to miss Open

Play at this year’s Open Championship (or British Open, as many people call it) will commence in just nine days. The world’s top pros will descend upon the Old Course at St. Andrews, the home of golf, in hopes of raising the Claret Jug on Sunday afternoon–well, most of them, that is. World No. 1 and defending champion Rory McIlroy will, in all likelihood, be notably absent...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy’s injury is bringing out the dumb, from Fox News to Wimbledon to Halifax

Perhaps it says something about Rory McIlroy’s ascension in the golf world that he’s attracting a level of media stupidity often reserved for Tiger Woods. First, after a discussion of McIlroy’s ruptured ankle (which he sustained playing soccer with friends), someone off-camera at Fox News said “He’s a leprechaun, I can’t stand him.” Here’s video: There's a #TeamCaro...
Via Awful Announcing
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Fox News Anchor Calls Rory McIlroy a 'Leprechaun'

Early this morning news broke of Rory McIlroy rupturing and ankle ligament while playing soccer. During a segment on Fox News, while going to a...
Via Athlon Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy injures ankle, will likely miss Open Championship

Well, I guess Rory had World Cup fever as he and some friends played some soccer over the holiday weekend. Unfortunately, Rory tore a ligament in his left ankle while playing. It’s unlikely that the world’s number one player can defend his Open Championship title at St. Andrews this year. Unless he pulls out a Jason Day and battles through injury but when it’s your ankle ...
Via The GP Golf Report
24 days ago  |  Discuss

World's top golfer ruptures ankle ligament playing soccer

LONDON -- Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf's No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews. Just as excitement was building toward a potential clash at the Old Course between McIlroy and Jordan Spieth, McIlroy posted a jarring photo on Instagram showing him on crutches with...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

World's top golfer ruptures ankle ligament playing soccer

LONDON -- Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf's No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews. Just as excitement was building toward a potential clash at the Old Course between McIlroy and Jordan Spieth, McIlroy posted a jarring photo on Instagram showing him on crutches with...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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