30.08.2012 [SB Nation] - Prognosticators in the golf world may wish to predict that Rory McIlroy will break Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 career major championship victories, but the 23-year-old, two-time major winner has shorter-term goals in mind. "No, not at all," McIlroy
23.08.2012 [CBSSports.com (blog)] - You may have heard that Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods are playing together this week at the Barclays. It has been fairly talked about news here in the golf world, and was a heavy part of their Wednesday press conferences. But Ryder Cup? That would be a
13.08.2012 [BBC News] - Rory McIlroy won his second major with a brilliant eight-shot victory in the US PGA Championship at Kiawah Island. The Northern Irishman, 23, hit a six-under 66 to finish 13 under and return to world number one, while unheralded Englishman David Lynn
31.08.2012 [Bleacher Report] - So if anyone out there thinks that Tiger Woods would have some trepidation about playing Rory McIlroy in match play, that idea makes no sense at all. Woods is the most studied and criticized golfer in the world. The one-time golf prodigy is now looked
(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.
May 21: Tiger Woods says Rory McIlroy, who just turned 20, is the player most likely to replace him as the world's number one golfer. McIlroy is that good. Channel 4's Carl Dinnen... - 05.21.2009, MSNBC
19 year old Rory McIlroy continues his fine play in hisÂ third PGA TOUR event,Â the 2009 World Golf Championships-CA Championship. After his second round 6-under par 66, McIlroy... - 03.13.2009, YahooSports
31.08.2012 [Sports Mole] - World number one Rory McIlroy has said that his age should not be a factor if he wants to voice his opinions to the rest of the European Ryder Cup squad. The 23-year-old has said that he considers himself to be one of the leaders of the European team
29.08.2012 [Times of India] - BEIJING: World No.1 golfer Rory McIlroy will take on 14-time major championship winner Tiger Woods in a one-day duel in Zhengzhou Oct 29. The world's two most famous golfers will be the only competitors in the 18-hole Jinsha Lake matchplay contest.
27.08.2012 [UPI.com] - 27 (UPI) -- Rory McIlroy remains No. 1 in the men's world golf rankings after the first week of the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup playoffs. Nick Watney won The Barclays Sunday by three strokes and moves up 16 spots to No. 19 in the rankings. But the Top 10
23.08.2012 [ESPN] - Rory McIlroy's pairing with Tiger Woods on Thursday and Friday at the Barclays raises the question: Has McIlroy supplanted Tiger as the world's best golfer? Woods still has 74 PGA Tour wins and 14 majors to his name, not to mention prior experience
22.10.2012 If you're wondering why Rory McIlroy is said to be one of the most marketable athletes in the world, look no further than this post. The world No. 1 golfer tweeted Tuesday afternoon from Shanghai, China, where he's in town for ...
31.08.2012 [Stuff.co.nz] - PGA Championship winner Rory McIlroy may be the youngest member on the European Ryder Cup team but the Northern Irishman said he is ready to take on a leadership role in the team competition. The 23-year-old world number one, who made his debut
19.08.2012 [Yahoo! Sports] - By Michael Curet, PGATOUR.COM Contributor. Rory McIlroy has what his tennis playing girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki wants — the No. 1 ranking in the world. "You're always motivated to get back there,” Wozniacki said in a conference call earlier this week.
13.08.2012 [NESN.com] - We thought that there was a chance that Rory McIlroy was going to one day be the best golfer in the world, or at least be able to make a pretty solid claim for that title. When he was 21 years old, he looked to be ready to take the first step toward
30.10.2012 If you wondered what it would be like if China ever produced a World No. 1 ranked golfer than you only had to be inn Zhengzhou on Monday for the 'Duel at Jinsah Lake'. In all my years of reporting golf I've never seen a day ...