(born 4 May 1989) is a Northern Irish professional golfer from Holywood in County Down who is a member of both the European and PGA Tours. He is the current World Number One and a two-time major champion. He won the 2011 U.S. Open, setting a record score of 16-under-par on his way to an eight-shot victory. The following year he won the 2012 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island by a record eight shots for his second major championship victory. He has been cited as the most exciting young prospect in golf and having the potential to become one of the highest earners in sports in terms of endor…ts.
14.08.2012 [Belfast Telegraph] - At just 23 years of age, Rory McIlroy has reached the pinnacle of his sport. And he is well on course to become Northern Ireland's greatest sporting figure. The Holywood man launched himself into a new league when he became the youngest golfer to win
13.08.2012 [IrishCentral] - Rory McIlroy is back on top of the world – after winning the USPGA title at Kiawah Island on Sunday night, and Tiger Woods' total of 14 major golf titles is now on his radar. The 23-year-old from Holywood in County Down secured the second Major of his
13.08.2012 [El País.com (España)] - Rory McIlroy se crió en la ciudad norirlandesa de Holywood grabando en su memoria las hazañas de Tiger Woods. Cuando el golfista californiano ganó su primer grande, en 1997, McIlroy tenía ocho años. Desde entonces, este niño que entrenaba sus