CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Rory McIlroy is confident a return to one of his favorite golf courses will end his winless streak on the PGA Tour. It may be hard to fathom, but it's been a full year since the world's No. 3-ranked player last won on tour. McIlroy's last victory came here at the Wells Fargo Championship last May when he obliterated the field by seven shots to become the tournament...
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Golf will officially return to the Olympics for the first time in more than a century when competition begins at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro this summer, and one of the PGA Tour's biggest stars affirmed his intention to play in Rio.Rory McIlroy told reporters in Charlotte ahead of the Wells Fargo Championship this week that he will be in Brazil to represent Ireland...
Defending champ Rory McIlroy will play the first two rounds this week at Quail Hollow alongside Rickie Fowler, who beat him at this event in a playoff in 2012.
Defending Wells Fargo champion Rory McIlroy is now a year removed from his last victory on the PGA Tour.
The reality of this years crowded schedule is players like Rory McIlroy are resting now in the hopes that it pays off later in the year.
The PGA Tour’s unofficial fifth major –The Players Championship — is just a week away, so some of the world’s best golfers will look to fine-tune their skills at this week’s Wells Fargo Championship before the big event. Jason Day and Jordan Spieth won’t be in the field, but former world No. 1 golfer Rory McIlroy, who is a two-time champion at Quail Hollow, will be...
Embed from Getty Images Rory McIlroy has been a Nike golfer for a few years now, but for the Olympics, it’ll be a new brand, and one you probably wouldn’t expect. New Balance will represent McIlroy at the Olympics. Why the change, you ask? Well, Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey went to the UK Nike headquarters and told them that they may have McIlroy committed...
PARIS (AP) Rory McIlroy will play in the Open de France for the first time since 2010 as part of his preparations to win the British Open for the second time. McIlroy has won four majors, among them the British Open two years ago. He is skipping the Bridgestone Invitational, a World Golf Championship, to compete at the centenary edition of the Open de France from June 30-July...
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Rory McIlroy honored Kobe Bryant with some of his apparel during the opening round of the Masters on Thursday. McIlroy, who is searching for his first career green jacket to complete the career grand slam, wore white, black and gold shoes with the date “4/13” inscribed on them. The date represents when Kobe will play the final game of his career. McIlroy's shoes Marked with...
In the years since he stormed upon the scene as a slightly pudgy teenage prodigy, Rory McIlroy has committed himself to a regimented dedication to physical fitness. So much so, in fact, that it has garnered criticism from a handful of the golf world’s most renowned and respected analysts and coaches. The latest to question his workout-heavy training regimen is Golf Channel analyst...
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