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RORY MCILROY RUMORS & GOSSIP

McIlroy struggles to 9-over 80, might miss cut at Irish Open

NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland -- Rory McIlroy can't seem to perform in front of a home crowd. The Northern Ireland star looked bewildered as he shot a 9-over-par 80 -- his worst score of the season -- in Thursday's opening round of the Irish Open. He finished the morning at the bottom of the leaderboard, with half the field yet to tee off. Most struggled with gales and bracing showers...
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Rory blown away on home turf, risks early exit at Irish Open

NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland (AP) Rory McIlroy can't seem to perform in front of a home crowd. The Northern Ireland star looked bewildered as he shot a 9-over-par 80 - his worst score of the season - in Thursday's opening round of the Irish Open. He finished the morning at the bottom of the leaderboard, with half the field yet to tee off. Most struggled with gales and bracing showers...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  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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1 day ago  |  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...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Why Rory McIlroy is best thing going

Rory McIlroy Rory McIlroy, the current world No. 1, cruised to his second victory in a three week span on Sunday at Quail Hollow. There, he became the first person to notch multiple wins at the Wells Fargo Championship–he also won the event as a PGA Tour rookie in 2010–while also moving up to third in FedEx Cup points. At its outset, it didn’t look like the week would be a...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy says his fellow pro golfers should hit the gym

Rory McIlroy wants to bring his fellow golf pros to the gym with him. Well, if not literally, then figuratively. And speaking of figures, McIlroy says improved physiques on the golf tour could only help grow the game among young people -- athletic-looking golfers would make more kids pick up the sport, he says. McIlroy, 26, has added muscle, and it has done nothing to hurt his game...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy Shines, Jordan Spieth Struggles At The Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Rory McIlroy held up his end of the hype Thursday at The Players Championship with a 3-under 69 that put him two shots behind the early lead. Jordan Spieth was headed in the other direction by matching his worst score of the year. “Just a really, really poor day,” Spieth said after making five bogeys in his round of 75. Hideki Matsuyama, the 23-year...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy, Spieth both downplay notion of budding rivalry

In an absolute dream pairing, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth will play the first two rounds together on Thursday and Friday at The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass. McIlroy, 26, of course is the reigning No. 1 golfer in the world. Spieth, 21, meanwhile, is coming off a career-making win at the Masters and currently...Read More The post Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth both downplay...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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