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Rory McIlroy edged out in dramatic five-man play-off at European Masters
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# Swede Disposition

Rory McIlroy edged out in dramatic five-man play-off at European Masters

Sep 1st 2019, 6:35 PM 6,814 Views 3 Comments

Sebastian Soderberg held his nerve to earn a first win in what was his 50th European Tour event.

Late bogeys leave McIlroy with a share of fifth in Switzerland
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# In The Hunt

Late bogeys leave McIlroy with a share of fifth in Switzerland

Aug 31st 2019, 7:46 PM 4,420 Views 0 Comments

The Northern Irishman started the day 10 under par and was unable to sustain the form he struck yesterday.

In-form Rory McIlroy fires 63 to charge into Crans-Montana contention
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# ENCOURAGING

In-form Rory McIlroy fires 63 to charge into Crans-Montana contention

Aug 30th 2019, 9:12 PM 6,241 Views 3 Comments

The Holywood native has moved one shot behind halfway leader Gavin Green in Switzerland.

Rory McIlroy backs up FedEx Cup triumph with strong start at European Masters
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# Good Form

Rory McIlroy backs up FedEx Cup triumph with strong start at European Masters

Aug 29th 2019, 7:35 PM 14,953 Views 2 Comments

The four-time major winner fired three-under on Thursday at the European Masters.

Koepka pips McIlroy for PGA Player of the Year prize
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# Recognition

Koepka pips McIlroy for PGA Player of the Year prize

Aug 26th 2019, 9:35 PM 11,180 Views 7 Comments

The award goes to the player with the best scoring average across the year.

McIlroy back up to second in world after 2019 yields €20 million in prize money
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# Lucrative

McIlroy back up to second in world after 2019 yields €20 million in prize money

Aug 26th 2019, 1:55 PM 8,387 Views 9 Comments

The 30-year-old won three times this season, including last night’s Tour Championship.

High-flying McIlroy delighted to join Tiger Woods on two FedEx Cup titles
# Rory's Story
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# Rory's Story

High-flying McIlroy delighted to join Tiger Woods on two FedEx Cup titles

Aug 26th 2019, 7:43 AM 8,854 Views 11 Comments

‘Any time you can do something that only Tiger has done, you’re doing something right,’ the Holywood man said.

Steely McIlroy sees off Koepka challenge to win FedEx Cup and $15 million prize
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# Comeback Win

Steely McIlroy sees off Koepka challenge to win FedEx Cup and $15 million prize

Aug 25th 2019, 10:53 PM 16,660 Views 34 Comments

The Northern Ireland golfer battled to a four-under 66 in Atlanta.

McIlroy one back as Koepka hits the front in race for FedEx Cup glory
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# Showdown

McIlroy one back as Koepka hits the front in race for FedEx Cup glory

Aug 25th 2019, 4:49 PM 5,505 Views 1 Comment

The pair duelled it out at last month’s WGC Bridgestone Invitational in Tennessee, with the American emerging victorious.

Joint-second McIlroy one shot off leader Koepka at Tour Championship halfway mark
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# Closing In

Joint-second McIlroy one shot off leader Koepka at Tour Championship halfway mark

Aug 24th 2019, 7:47 AM 5,983 Views 5 Comments

The Northern Ireland man is alongside Justin Thomas on 12-under heading into the third round.

McIlroy one behind as Schauffele surges to share of Tour Championship lead
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# FedEx Cup

McIlroy one behind as Schauffele surges to share of Tour Championship lead

Aug 23rd 2019, 12:01 AM 5,761 Views 4 Comments

There’s a stacked leaderboard after round one in Atlanta.

Rory McIlroy unsure about revamped Tour Championship format
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# Uncertainty

Rory McIlroy unsure about revamped Tour Championship format

Aug 22nd 2019, 8:10 AM 4,731 Views 2 Comments

The Holywood man is isn’t sure the format will help boost the FedEx Cup finale’s prestige.

Thomas fires incredible 61 to seize six-shot PGA lead
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# As It Stands

Thomas fires incredible 61 to seize six-shot PGA lead

Aug 18th 2019, 12:34 AM 6,020 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Rory McIlroy sits joint 13th on 10-under par.

Matsuyama breaks Medinah course record while McIlroy moves up the leaderboard
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# Hot Putter

Matsuyama breaks Medinah course record while McIlroy moves up the leaderboard

Aug 17th 2019, 12:21 PM 5,911 Views 0 Comments

Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell have plenty of work to do over the weekend in Illinois.

McIlroy three off the lead in New Jersey as Lowry makes solid return after Open triumph
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# Day 1

McIlroy three off the lead in New Jersey as Lowry makes solid return after Open triumph

Aug 8th 2019, 7:21 PM 8,630 Views 0 Comments

The pair are in action at The Northern Trust tournament.

McIlroy joins Tiger at Japan's first PGA Tour event
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# Go East

McIlroy joins Tiger at Japan's first PGA Tour event

Jul 31st 2019, 2:32 PM 6,036 Views 3 Comments

The four-time Major-winner will be part of the field at the Zozo Championship this October.

'To win against McIlroy made it special' - Koepka savours WGC success
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# The Sweetest Thing

'To win against McIlroy made it special' - Koepka savours WGC success

Jul 29th 2019, 12:16 PM 6,301 Views 2 Comments

The world number one was a three-stroke winner in Memphis on Sunday.

McIlroy fails to find groove as Koepka surges to WGC victory in Memphis
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# Frustrating

McIlroy fails to find groove as Koepka surges to WGC victory in Memphis

Jul 29th 2019, 12:13 AM 11,919 Views 9 Comments

Entering the day with a with a one-shot lead, the Holywood golfer couldn’t build on Saturday’s round of 62.

McIlroy leads after brilliant 62 at WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational featuring three straight birdies
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# In Contention

McIlroy leads after brilliant 62 at WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational featuring three straight birdies

Jul 28th 2019, 6:30 AM 10,939 Views 14 Comments

The four-time major winner fired an eight-under par 62 to stand on 12-under.

McIlroy tells Lowry: 'You'll always be a national hero'
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# Major Winner

McIlroy tells Lowry: 'You'll always be a national hero'

Jul 25th 2019, 12:30 PM 45,544 Views 50 Comments

Rory says the Clara man’s win at Royal Portrush was a ‘fairytale ending.’

TV Wrap - Shane Lowry reminds us why we love sport in stunning Open triumph
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# On The Box

TV Wrap - Shane Lowry reminds us why we love sport in stunning Open triumph

Updated Jul 22nd 2019, 5:13 PM 23,950 Views 14 Comments

Elsewhere, a Sky commentator claimed Lowry as British while Rory McIlroy was left on the verge of tears after a cruel return to Royal Portrush.

Emotional McIlroy misses Open cut at Portrush after coming agonisingly close
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# The Open

Emotional McIlroy misses Open cut at Portrush after coming agonisingly close

Jul 19th 2019, 8:51 PM 19,807 Views 54 Comments

The dream is over for McIlroy despite a sensational second-day charge, with Tiger Woods also falling short.

Reality stings for Rory McIlroy on Portrush homecoming
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# Reaction

Reality stings for Rory McIlroy on Portrush homecoming

Jul 18th 2019, 10:23 PM 8,666 Views 23 Comments

It was not the start he envisaged at The Open and the star concedes he got too many basics wrong.

McIlroy's Open hopes in tatters after disastrous first round at Portrush
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McIlroy's Open hopes in tatters after disastrous first round at Portrush

Updated Jul 18th 2019, 4:01 PM 64,638 Views 124 Comments

The home favourite’s dream day quickly turned into a nightmare.

Picture perfect Portrush and leaderboard latest - Clarke tees off 148th Open Championship
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# The Open

Picture perfect Portrush and leaderboard latest - Clarke tees off 148th Open Championship

Jul 18th 2019, 9:21 AM 9,281 Views 0 Comments

Royal Portrush plays host to the Open Championship for the first time in 68 years, with Darren Clarke teeing off the action earlier.

McIlroy says Olympics U-turn fuelled by fear of regret
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# Tokyo 2020

McIlroy says Olympics U-turn fuelled by fear of regret

Jul 17th 2019, 9:38 PM 54,501 Views 67 Comments

The Northern Irishman is on home soil for this week’s 148th Open Championship.

Remembering 16-year-old Rory McIlroy's record-breaking round at Royal Portrush
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# Memory Lane

Remembering 16-year-old Rory McIlroy's record-breaking round at Royal Portrush

Jul 17th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,894 Views 17 Comments

The teen sensation stunned the world with his 61 in Antrim.

McIlroy satisfied by Scottish Open display as Royal Portrush looms
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# Happy Out

McIlroy satisfied by Scottish Open display as Royal Portrush looms

Jul 15th 2019, 9:29 AM 4,416 Views 1 Comment

Despite finishing nine shots back from Bernd Wiesberger, the 30-year-old got some valuable links practice in ahead of The Open.

Austria's Wiesberger surges into lead at Scottish Open
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# Renaissance Club

Austria's Wiesberger surges into lead at Scottish Open

Jul 13th 2019, 8:31 PM 5,567 Views 3 Comments

Rory McIlroy, in spite of shooting a 68, is out of contention.

Rory McIlroy targets Scottish Open boost before turning attention to Portrush
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# Primary Focus

Rory McIlroy targets Scottish Open boost before turning attention to Portrush

Jul 10th 2019, 10:46 PM 5,143 Views 15 Comments

The four-time major winner is determined to save all talk of Royal Portrush and The Open for next week.

McIlroy proud to have 'played some small part' in bringing The Open to Portrush
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# Open Season

McIlroy proud to have 'played some small part' in bringing The Open to Portrush

Jul 10th 2019, 11:18 AM 5,619 Views 7 Comments

The home favourite is relishing a crack at the County Antrim links next week.

McGinley: Irish Open will be a success despite McIlroy 'body blow'
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# Lahinch

McGinley: Irish Open will be a success despite McIlroy 'body blow'

Jul 3rd 2019, 3:30 PM 42,009 Views 41 Comments

The former European Ryder Cup captain says the tournament will always be bigger than one player.

'Nothing I could do' - Koepka says runner-up spot 'doesn't sting' after missing out on historic US Open three-peat
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# Can't Complain

'Nothing I could do' - Koepka says runner-up spot 'doesn't sting' after missing out on historic US Open three-peat

Jun 17th 2019, 4:00 PM 3,552 Views 2 Comments

The four-time major winner came tantalizingly close to becoming only the second man to ever win the tournament three years running.

Watch: McIlroy inches away from hole-in-one at Pebble Beach's iconic seventh
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# US Open

Watch: McIlroy inches away from hole-in-one at Pebble Beach's iconic seventh

Jun 17th 2019, 12:01 AM 7,212 Views 6 Comments

The world number three came close to an ace after a horror start to his round.

McIlroy five back as Woodland produces gritty display to retain US Open lead
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# Moving Day

McIlroy five back as Woodland produces gritty display to retain US Open lead

Jun 16th 2019, 12:50 AM 13,247 Views 5 Comments

Gary Woodland stretched his two-shot overnight lead to as many as four on the front nine.

‘The best I've felt about my game in a while’ - McIlroy on a roll at Pebble Beach
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# In The Hunt

‘The best I've felt about my game in a while’ - McIlroy on a roll at Pebble Beach

Jun 15th 2019, 11:07 AM 10,179 Views 10 Comments

After bouncing back from a double-bogey seven at the 14th with two birdies on Friday, Rory McIlroy admitted his game is in good shape.

Woodland sinks 50-foot birdie to surge into U.S. Open lead
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# Halfway Point

Woodland sinks 50-foot birdie to surge into U.S. Open lead

Jun 15th 2019, 8:50 AM 6,577 Views 2 Comments

Gary Woodland posted a bogey-free, six-under 65 to take sole possession of the lead after 36 holes.

McIlroy in the hunt at Pebble Beach after shaking off early wobble
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# US Open

McIlroy in the hunt at Pebble Beach after shaking off early wobble

Jun 13th 2019, 10:11 PM 23,657 Views 19 Comments

Rickie Fowler set the early clubhouse lead, but the Northern Irishman is only two shots adrift after Day 1 of the US Open.

McIlroy hopes regained 'freedom' leads to fast start at US Open as he chases first major since 2014
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# Rory

McIlroy hopes regained 'freedom' leads to fast start at US Open as he chases first major since 2014

Jun 13th 2019, 9:54 AM 2,650 Views 2 Comments

After an impressive win at the Canadian Open, the 30-year-old is eyeing more glory at Pebble Beach.

McIlroy's major success a 'driving factor' for Spieth ahead of US Open
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# Keep Up

McIlroy's major success a 'driving factor' for Spieth ahead of US Open

Jun 11th 2019, 8:17 PM 6,540 Views 1 Comment

Brooks Koepka and McIlroy have both won one major more than the Texan.