Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy leads with Matt Kuchar in second round of Augusta National

Rory McIlroy leads with Matt Kuchar in second round of Augusta National

Seventh-ranked McIlroy answered an opening three-putt bogey with birdies at the par-5 second and par-4 third to stand on 4-under with Kuchar, who opened with four pars.

Apr 06, 2018, 21:49 PM IST
McIlroy starts well at Augusta as other favourites struggle

McIlroy starts well at Augusta as other favourites struggle

The past 12 champions at the U.S. Masters have all shot 71 or better in the first round, which is good news for Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson, not so much for some of the other favourites.

Apr 06, 2018, 08:23 AM IST
Augusta Masters: Five golfers to watch

Augusta Masters: Five golfers to watch

Five players to watch at the 82nd Masters, which begins Thursday at Augusta National Golf Club.

Apr 04, 2018, 22:08 PM IST
Golf: With Tiger Woods's return, Masters will be more than a one-man show

Golf: With Tiger Woods's return, Masters will be more than a one-man show

Woods will attract the most attention, at least for the first two rounds, but Justin Thomas, Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy loom as the players to beat among the many who are peaking at just the right time.

Apr 03, 2018, 10:23 AM IST
Dustin Johnson suffers second defeat to bow out of WGC-Dell Match Play

Dustin Johnson suffers second defeat to bow out of WGC-Dell Match Play

Spaniard Jon Rahm, the beaten finalist last year, is another player making an early exit after failing to win for the second day in a row but Rory McIlroy bounced back from an opening loss to beat Jhonattan Vegas of Venezuela 2&1.

Mar 23, 2018, 09:59 AM IST
Rory McIlroy hopes to carry winning form to Augusta Masters

Rory McIlroy hopes to carry winning form to Augusta Masters

McIlroy entered last week`s tournament in patchy form after missing the cut in two of his four PGA Tour starts this year but the 28-year-old produced a spectacular final round at the Bay Hill Golf Club to win a first title since 2016.

Mar 21, 2018, 12:22 PM IST
Anirban Lahiri finishes tied 75th at Arnold Palmer Invitational golf

Anirban Lahiri finishes tied 75th at Arnold Palmer Invitational golf

Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri ended a disappointing week with a horrendous card of six-over 78 to finish T-75 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Mar 19, 2018, 17:18 PM IST
Rory McIlroy wins Arnold Palmer Invitational to end title drought

Rory McIlroy wins Arnold Palmer Invitational to end title drought

Rory McIlroy ended an 18-month PGA win drought in sensational fashion on Sunday with birdies on five of the last six holes to capture the Arnold Palmer Invitational. 

Mar 19, 2018, 12:39 PM IST
Shubhankar going places as Rory Mcllroy invites him for a round of golf before Augusta Masters

Shubhankar going places as Rory Mcllroy invites him for a round of golf before Augusta Masters

After revealing that he played two days of practice last week at the Augusta National, Mcllroy's advice to Sharma was timely as he was asked to recall his first experience of being at Augusta National in 2009 when he was a month shy of his 21st birthday in 2009.

Mar 08, 2018, 17:08 PM IST
 Dustin Johnson leads World Golf Ranking

Dustin Johnson leads World Golf Ranking

US golfer Dustin Johnson continues to lead the World Golf Ranking released on Monday with 11.69 points while Spain's Jon Rahm stood fifth.

Nov 06, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
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