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McIlroy favored over Spieth by oddsmakers for British Open at St. Andrews

Rory McIlroy will have the home-course advantage in next month's British Open. That apparently is enough for the bookmakers across the pond to consider him the favorite coming into the third major of the year, which will be played at famed St. Andrews from July 16-19. McIlroy, the defending champion, is listed anywhere between 7-2 and 9-2 according to eight different wagering sites...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rory McIlroy sinks 72-foot putt at U.S. Open

Much of the discussion surrounding the U.S. Open dealt with how difficult the greens were at Chambers Bay, but Rory McIlroy didn’t have much trouble with the 13th green on Sunday. McIlroy drained an insane 72-foot putt that pulled him to within two of the leaders. It was easily the best putt we saw over...Read More
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy can't make move back into contention at Chambers Bay

  Rory McIlroy went out in 33 on Saturday and was 2 over for the tournament after his first nine holes, poised for a possible charge up the leaderboard at the U.S. Open. His inability to make putts on the back nine at Chambers Bay left McIlroy back where he started. ''Whenever you start to miss a couple you start to get a little tentative,'' McIlroy said after his even-par round...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy: ‘Do I feel like the best player in the world? Yes’

Rory McIlroy, as evidenced by both his ownership of the top spot in World Golf Rankings and further corroborated by the opinions of the golf world’s wisest and most astute pundits, is the best player in golf at the moment. And wouldn’t you know it? McIlroy agrees. The 26-year-old superstar briefly addressed LeBron James’ comments...Read More The post Rory McIlroy: ‘Do I...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 U.S. Open Preview: Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth Lead Top Contenders

This one could get interesting. The 115th U.S. Open Championship begins Thursday morning at Chambers Bay, a one-of-a-kind course on the banks of the Puget Sound that has made headlines recently for its high degree of difficulty and seemingly disheveled greens. Chambers Bay will be challenging, sure, but the 156 golfers set to hit the links this weekend are...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy ‘very happy’ with new girlfriend Erica Stoll

Rory McIlroy ended his engagement with Caroline Wozniacki roughly one year ago, and he has since moved on to a new woman — one who works in his own field. Rumors of McIlroy dating PGA employee Erica Stoll surfaced back in January. While McIlroy did not mention Stoll by name in a recent interview with...Read More
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

McIlroy will donate his winnings if he wins Irish Open

Rory McIlroy announced on Wednesday that should he win the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open this week at Royal County Down GC in Northern Ireland, he will donate all his winnings to charity. While it’s worth noting that the charity McIlroy will donate the winnings (£416,000, or $638,000 US) will be his own, the Rory...Read More The post Rory McIlroy will donate his winnings ($638K...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy’s Luxrurious Home In Northern Ireland On Sale For $3.8M (Photos)

Looking for a home that can support your brand new helicopter, function as a Jet-Ski freeway and provide your family with top of the line golfing opportunities all in one? Well you’re in luck! Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy has put his Northern Ireland mansion on the open market, and for the mere price of $3.8 million it could all be yours. The 7,200 square foot home comes...
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy preaches self-control after latest club-throwing meltdown (video)

Rory McIlroy quickly is developing the unflattering reputation as pro golf’s resident club-chucker. For the second time in recent months, a visibly frustrated McIlroy was spotted angrily throwing a club after being left disgusted with a wayward shot. The latest club-tossing incident occurred during the opening round of the BMW PGA Championship in Surrey, England....Read More The...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Teen with blood disorder plays dream round with Rory McIlroy

Grace Vaughan had one of her dreams come true on Wednesday when she played a round of golf with Rory McIlroy during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C. Vaughan, 16, suffers from a rare blood disorder and won the opportunity to golf with McIlroy after winning an essay contest...Read More The post Teen with rare blood disorder plays dream round...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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