Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy to take three-month break, will skip European Tour finale

Rory McIlroy to take three-month break, will skip European Tour finale

The news will disappoint to the European Tour, which will stage its end-of-season Race to Dubai in November without the tour’s biggest drawcard.

Aug 24, 2017, 08:59 AM IST
Irish Open: Rory McIlroy misses cut at Portstewart Golf Club as Benjamin Hebert and Daniel Im lead

Irish Open: Rory McIlroy misses cut at Portstewart Golf Club as Benjamin Hebert and Daniel Im lead

The world number four had opened with a 72 on Thursday. His halfway total of one over par was well short of the cut, on a day when first-round leaders Benjamin Hebert from France and American Daniel Im stayed ahead of the field. Each posted a 67 to end on 13 under par.

Jul 08, 2017, 08:46 AM IST
Rory McIlroy says would think twice about golfing with US President Donald Trump again

Rory McIlroy says would think twice about golfing with US President Donald Trump again

McIlroy, a four-times major champion, has previously said he was called a "fascist" and "bigot" for accepting the invitation to play 18 holes with the president at Trump International Golf Club in Florida in February.

Apr 05, 2017, 09:01 AM IST
Rory McIlroy faces criticism for playing golf with US President Donald Trump

Rory McIlroy faces criticism for playing golf with US President Donald Trump

Last December, legendary Tiger Woods played a round of golf with Trump.

Feb 22, 2017, 23:38 PM IST
Rory McIlroy withdraws from Dubai Desert Classic due to rib injury

Rory McIlroy withdraws from Dubai Desert Classic due to rib injury

The event, which begins on Feb. 2, will feature Tiger Woods as the American continues his comeback from injury.

Jan 24, 2017, 09:08 AM IST
Rory McIlroy withdraws from Abu Dhabi Championship due to rib injury

Rory McIlroy withdraws from Abu Dhabi Championship due to rib injury

The Abu Dhabi event, includes three 2016 major winners - Danny Willett, Dustin Johnson and Henrik Stenson and Rickie Fowler.

Jan 17, 2017, 10:36 AM IST
Rory McIlroy must strive harder to be the greatest: Jack Nicklaus

Rory McIlroy must strive harder to be the greatest: Jack Nicklaus

McIlroy, 27, has won US PGA Championships, a US Open and the Open but the Masters still eludes him.

Dec 28, 2016, 17:06 PM IST
Turkish Airlines Open: World number three Rory McIlroy pulls out amid security fears

Turkish Airlines Open: World number three Rory McIlroy pulls out amid security fears

Tiger Woods was originally on the entry list but withdrew a month ago after electing to delay his comeback from injury until December.

Oct 30, 2016, 16:53 PM IST
US sweeps Europe to seize command of Ryder Cup

US sweeps Europe to seize command of Ryder Cup

US Open winner Dustin Johnson and Olympic bronze medalist Matt Kuchar won five of the first eight holes.

Sep 30, 2016, 23:32 PM IST
Rory McIlroy edges past Ryan Moore to win USPGA Tour Championship

Rory McIlroy edges past Ryan Moore to win USPGA Tour Championship

Moore drained a nine-foot birdie putt at the first playoff hole and he and McIlroy returned to play 18 again, both emerging with pars, as they did at the third playoff hole, the par-three 15th.

Sep 26, 2016, 10:58 AM IST
Olympics-bound Anirban Lahiri misses cut at PGA Championships

Olympics-bound Anirban Lahiri misses cut at PGA Championships

Last year the 29-year-old was tied-fifth for the best ever finish by an Indian at any Major.

Jul 30, 2016, 19:47 PM IST
Jason Day joined by Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson to start PGA Championship

Jason Day joined by Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson to start PGA Championship

Stenson, Johnson and Willett will start from the first tee Thursday at 1:45 p.m. and the 10th tee at 8:30 a.m. Friday.

Jul 23, 2016, 09:18 AM IST
Rory McIlroy braced for British Open test after dropping out of Rio Olympics

Rory McIlroy braced for British Open test after dropping out of Rio Olympics

On Tuesday morning McIlroy played into one of the five greenside bunkers and had a nightmare getting out.

Jul 13, 2016, 22:29 PM IST
Rory McIlroy decidedly lukewarm on golf's Olympic return

Rory McIlroy decidedly lukewarm on golf's Olympic return

McIlroy said he was fully comfortable with his choice to opt out of golf`s Games comeback after a 112-year absence.
 

Jul 13, 2016, 08:17 AM IST
Rory McIlroy back in hunt for Claret Jug as Open returns to Troon

Rory McIlroy back in hunt for Claret Jug as Open returns to Troon

12 months ago McIlroy was missing from the field in St Andrews after suffering an ankle injury while playing football with friends.

Jul 11, 2016, 09:49 AM IST
Zika threat: List of golfers not going to 2016 Rio Olympics

Zika threat: List of golfers not going to 2016 Rio Olympics

A final-list of participants will be announced on Monday, based on the Official World Golf Ranking for men, Women's World Golf Rankings for women.

Jul 10, 2016, 00:24 AM IST
Vanishing stars for 2016 Rio could jeopardize golf's Olympic status

Vanishing stars for 2016 Rio could jeopardize golf's Olympic status

Of the 15 highest-ranked players who would be eligible to play in Rio, seven have said they will not go.

Jul 05, 2016, 22:39 PM IST
Zika fears: Novak Djokovic still undecided on 2016 Rio Olympics participation

Zika fears: Novak Djokovic still undecided on 2016 Rio Olympics participation

Brazil has been most affected by the mosquito-borne virus that has spread rapidly through Latin America and the Caribbean.

Jul 02, 2016, 17:51 PM IST
Solid start for Rory McIlroy at the 100th French Open, Lucas Bjerregaard too leads

Solid start for Rory McIlroy at the 100th French Open, Lucas Bjerregaard too leads

Starting on the 10th, consecutive birdies at 14 and 15 got the four-time major champion off to a quick start, but he handed them back on the front nine.

Jun 30, 2016, 18:29 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: Simona Halep too could pull out of event because of Zika fears

Rio Olympics 2016: Simona Halep too could pull out of event because of Zika fears

U.S. health officials have concluded that Zika infections in pregnant women can cause microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to severe developmental problems in babies.

Jun 28, 2016, 09:36 AM IST