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Visit to recuperating Tiger Woods gives Rory McIlroy new 'perspective' on Majors
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Visit to recuperating Tiger Woods gives Rory McIlroy new 'perspective' on Majors

Apr 6th 2021, 10:47 PM 6,350 Views 1 Comment

Poor form means expectations are low as McIlroy returns to the Masters at Augusta this week.

Rory McIlroy paired with Jon Rahm and Xander Schauffele as Masters tee times are announced
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Rory McIlroy paired with Jon Rahm and Xander Schauffele as Masters tee times are announced

Apr 6th 2021, 7:46 PM 3,786 Views 3 Comments

Shane Lowry, meanwhile, will play alongside Justin Rose and Matt Kuchar.

No 1 DJ and McIlroy thrill returning Masters spectators
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No 1 DJ and McIlroy thrill returning Masters spectators

Apr 6th 2021, 8:56 AM 13,259 Views 5 Comments

The patrons are back at Augusta.

Rory McIlroy ‘needs to go back to the basic fundamentals’
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Rory McIlroy ‘needs to go back to the basic fundamentals’

Apr 4th 2021, 2:21 PM 4,702 Views 1 Comment

Butch Harmon believes the Northern Irishman was wrong to chase the monstrous length being achieved by Bryson DeChambeau.

McIlroy crashes out of WGC Match Play after dramatic battle with Smith
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McIlroy crashes out of WGC Match Play after dramatic battle with Smith

Mar 26th 2021, 9:54 PM 8,958 Views 1 Comment

Ian Poulter advances from McIlroy’s group to make the last 16.

McIlroy bounces back with win, Lowry loses out and Thomas exits at WGC Match Play
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McIlroy bounces back with win, Lowry loses out and Thomas exits at WGC Match Play

Updated Mar 25th 2021, 11:02 PM 6,575 Views 1 Comment

Shane Lowry was defeated by Jon Rahm in Round 2 in Texas.

McIlroy's tee shot ends up in swimming pool during heavy defeat to Poulter while Lowry also loses in opener
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McIlroy's tee shot ends up in swimming pool during heavy defeat to Poulter while Lowry also loses in opener

Updated Mar 24th 2021, 6:06 PM 12,879 Views 10 Comments

The Holywood man slumped to a comprehensive 6&5 defeat.

McIlroy working with renowned coach in bid to rediscover form ahead of Masters
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McIlroy working with renowned coach in bid to rediscover form ahead of Masters

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:11 PM 3,616 Views 2 Comments

The 31-year-old has linked up with Pete Cowen on an official basis.

Lowry and McIlroy discover opening groups after draw for this week's WGC Match Play
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Lowry and McIlroy discover opening groups after draw for this week's WGC Match Play

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:05 PM 8,366 Views 0 Comments

The action begins in Austin on Wednesday.

McIlroy title defence off to rough start after quadruple bogey at Players Championship
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McIlroy title defence off to rough start after quadruple bogey at Players Championship

Updated Mar 11th 2021, 6:31 PM 5,948 Views 8 Comments

The four-time major winner is 14 shots off the pace.

'Even from the hospital bed he’s giving me some heat': Tiger Woods keeping pressure on Rory McIlroy
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'Even from the hospital bed he’s giving me some heat': Tiger Woods keeping pressure on Rory McIlroy

Mar 10th 2021, 4:25 PM 5,750 Views 1 Comment

McIlroy was on the Jimmy Fallon show to chat about Tiger Woods and pizza options in Missouri.

Rory McIlroy not changing caddie or coach
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Rory McIlroy not changing caddie or coach

Mar 9th 2021, 5:06 PM 5,348 Views 1 Comment

The four-time major winner is looking to change philosophy rather than personnel.

McIlroy's hits disastrous double bogey and ends up in tie for 10th
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McIlroy's hits disastrous double bogey and ends up in tie for 10th

Mar 7th 2021, 11:28 PM 6,805 Views 2 Comments

Bryson DeChambeau saw off Lee Westwood’s challenge to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational by one shot.

Westwood in the lead at Bay Hill as McIlroy finds himself four shots back
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# State Of Play

Westwood in the lead at Bay Hill as McIlroy finds himself four shots back

Mar 7th 2021, 9:42 AM 2,822 Views 4 Comments

The 47-year-old Englishman is the man to catch in the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Rory McIlroy taking Tiger Woods’ approach at Bay Hill
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Rory McIlroy taking Tiger Woods’ approach at Bay Hill

Mar 4th 2021, 11:55 PM 3,782 Views 5 Comments

The 2018 champion shot an opening 66 in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Rory McIlroy seizes clubhouse lead at Bay Hill with superb 66
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Rory McIlroy seizes clubhouse lead at Bay Hill with superb 66

Mar 4th 2021, 7:15 PM 2,819 Views 1 Comment

The 2018 winner fired seven birdies, including five in a row on his back nine, during today’s opening round.

McIlroy moving in the right direction as he looks to continue good record at Bay Hill
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McIlroy moving in the right direction as he looks to continue good record at Bay Hill

Mar 3rd 2021, 10:26 PM 2,602 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old sees ‘some positive signs’ ahead of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Tiger Woods grateful for ‘touching’ gesture as players wear red and black
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Tiger Woods grateful for ‘touching’ gesture as players wear red and black

Mar 1st 2021, 7:56 AM 5,877 Views 0 Comments

The golfer previously said he was in ‘good spirits’ after being moved to a second hospital in Los Angeles.

Rory McIlroy ends in a tie for sixth at World Golf Championship
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Rory McIlroy ends in a tie for sixth at World Golf Championship

Feb 28th 2021, 11:44 PM 4,547 Views 5 Comments

The Ulsterman finished six shots behind tournament winner, Collin Morikawa.

'Rollercoaster' for Rory - Late surge sees McIlroy in contention in Florida
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# Moving Day

'Rollercoaster' for Rory - Late surge sees McIlroy in contention in Florida

Feb 28th 2021, 9:42 AM 4,954 Views 1 Comment

Collin Morikawa leads the WGC-Workday Championship by two.

Brooks Koepka well placed for second win in three events, Rory McIlroy six shots off lead
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# As It Stands

Brooks Koepka well placed for second win in three events, Rory McIlroy six shots off lead

Feb 26th 2021, 11:59 PM 1,887 Views 0 Comments

The four-time major winner is on 11 under par.

McIlroy makes solid start in quest for another WGC title
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McIlroy makes solid start in quest for another WGC title

Feb 25th 2021, 10:53 PM 2,930 Views 1 Comment

Rory McIlroy carded an opening 69.

'Golf is so far from the equation right now. It’s not even on the map at this point'
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'Golf is so far from the equation right now. It’s not even on the map at this point'

Feb 24th 2021, 9:40 PM 42,047 Views 21 Comments

Rory McIlroy on Tiger Woods, who underwent surgery on significant injuries to his right leg after the single-vehicle accident in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning.

McIlroy's round leaves him 9 shots off the pace at the Genesis Invitational
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McIlroy's round leaves him 9 shots off the pace at the Genesis Invitational

Feb 19th 2021, 9:34 AM 2,949 Views 3 Comments

Padraig Harrington is further back in 105th position after his opening round of 75.

Rory McIlroy shoots 64 in final round as Koepka wins Phoenix Open
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Rory McIlroy shoots 64 in final round as Koepka wins Phoenix Open

Updated Feb 7th 2021, 10:50 PM 9,083 Views 7 Comments

McIlroy finished the tournament six shots behind winner Koepka.

Rory McIlroy 12 shots off the lead at the Phoenix Open as Spieth shines
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# Phoenix From The Ashes

Rory McIlroy 12 shots off the lead at the Phoenix Open as Spieth shines

Feb 6th 2021, 10:52 PM 3,462 Views 6 Comments

Jordan Spieth shot an incredible 61 to take a tie of the lead heading into the final round.

McIlroy recovers after shaky start while American duo lead in Phoenix
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McIlroy recovers after shaky start while American duo lead in Phoenix

Feb 4th 2021, 10:42 PM 2,761 Views 0 Comments

Mark Hubbard and Matthew NeSmith are the joint-leaders at the Phoenix Open.

McIlroy rips distance report as 'waste of time and money'
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McIlroy rips distance report as 'waste of time and money'

Feb 3rd 2021, 9:04 PM 8,595 Views 3 Comments

The R&A and USGA unveiled the details of a study on distance this week, but McIlroy says the authorities should be spending their money elsewhere.

Patrick Reed buries latest controversy with victory in California as McIlroy challenge collapses
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Patrick Reed buries latest controversy with victory in California as McIlroy challenge collapses

Feb 1st 2021, 7:40 AM 7,752 Views 8 Comments

The Holywood native dropped eight spots from the previous day to finish tied for 16th.

Rory McIlroy three off the lead heading into the final round in San Diego
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Rory McIlroy three off the lead heading into the final round in San Diego

Jan 30th 2021, 11:29 PM 4,105 Views 2 Comments

McIlroy is tied for eighth after shooting a two under round of 70 at the Farmers Insurance Open.

McIlroy sits four shots off the lead heading into the weekend at Torrey Pines
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McIlroy sits four shots off the lead heading into the weekend at Torrey Pines

Updated Jan 30th 2021, 9:27 AM 4,921 Views 7 Comments

Norway’s Viktor Hovland fired an impressive seven-under 65 and take a one-shot lead after the second round.

Rory McIlroy four shots off the lead at Farmers Insurance Open
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Rory McIlroy four shots off the lead at Farmers Insurance Open

Jan 29th 2021, 9:03 AM 2,154 Views 1 Comment

The Ulsterman shot finished on four under after the opening round at Torres Pines.

McIlroy holds one-shot lead heading into final day of Abu Dhabi Championship
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McIlroy holds one-shot lead heading into final day of Abu Dhabi Championship

Jan 23rd 2021, 3:32 PM 4,445 Views 3 Comments

The four-time major winner fired a third-round 67 on Saturday.

McIlroy fails to build on brilliant start as play is suspended in Abu Dhabi
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McIlroy fails to build on brilliant start as play is suspended in Abu Dhabi

Jan 22nd 2021, 4:03 PM 4,453 Views 0 Comments

Tyrrell Hatton holds a five-shot lead over McIlroy, Jason Scrivener, Jazz Janewattananond and Romain Langasque.

McIlroy roars into early lead at Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship
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McIlroy roars into early lead at Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship

Jan 21st 2021, 11:56 AM 3,690 Views 0 Comments

Padraig Harrington is the next best-placed player from these shores, tied for 20th after an opening-round, two-under-par 70.

'Probably the best run of golf I've played here': McIlroy takes the positive out of missed Masters opportunity
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'Probably the best run of golf I've played here': McIlroy takes the positive out of missed Masters opportunity

Nov 15th 2020, 9:48 PM 7,069 Views 0 Comments

McIlroy finished in a tie for fifth after shooting three rounds in the 60s.

Top-ranked Dustin Johnson captures Masters in record-breaking fashion
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Top-ranked Dustin Johnson captures Masters in record-breaking fashion

Nov 15th 2020, 7:59 PM 50,240 Views 16 Comments

Rory McIlroy finished fifth with South Africa’s Dylan Frittelli.

'I haven’t really made a good run here on a Sunday before, it’s about time' - McIlroy eyes strong Masters finish
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'I haven’t really made a good run here on a Sunday before, it’s about time' - McIlroy eyes strong Masters finish

Nov 15th 2020, 9:36 AM 5,474 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old opened with a disappointing 75, but followed up his 66 on day two with a 67 to reach eight under.

McIlroy's hopes for Masters breakthrough fade as Johnson moves clear
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McIlroy's hopes for Masters breakthrough fade as Johnson moves clear

Updated Nov 14th 2020, 9:57 PM 7,444 Views 2 Comments

McIlroy is tied for 10th on eight under par with Shane Lowry back in 20th position after a 68 today. Dustin Johnson leads on 16 under.

Jon Rahm joins Johnson and Thomas in five-way tie for Masters lead
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Jon Rahm joins Johnson and Thomas in five-way tie for Masters lead

Nov 14th 2020, 3:07 PM 4,899 Views 0 Comments

Rory McIlroy is six shots off the lead while Shane Lowry is eight behind the front-runners.