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Rory McIlroy: Northern Irish professional golfer
Rory McIlroy is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland who is a member of both the European and PGA Tours. He is a former world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking, having spent over 100 weeks in that position during his career. He is a four-time major champion, winning the 2011 U.S Open, 2012 PGA Championship, 2014 Open Championship, and 2014 PGA Championship. Along with Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, he is one of three players to win four majors by the age of 25.

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A little more relaxation brings a little more action for Rory McIlroy at US Open [Video]

A little more relaxation brings a little more action for Rory McIlroy at US Open

Two days after stressing the need for a fast start, Rory McIlroy got just whathe wanted in the first round of the 120th US Open at a relatively benignWinged Foot.

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Rory McIlroy out to end major drought at US Open [Video]

Rory McIlroy out to end major drought at US Open

**MANDATORY CREDIT: USGA** Rory McIlroy is targeting a fast start to the 120thUS Open as he seeks to add further credence to golf's so-called 'NappyFactor'. New fathers have been seen to experience an..

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Pro Golfer Rory McIlroy And Wife Erica Stoll Are New Parents [Video]

Pro Golfer Rory McIlroy And Wife Erica Stoll Are New Parents

Rory McIlroy and wife Erica Stoll are new parents. The happy couple welcomed a baby girl into the world on Monday. According to CNN, the baby was born Jupiter Medical center in South Florida. The pro..

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US Open 2020: Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood in contention at Winged Foot

Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood sit two strokes off the lead at the US Open as American Justin Thomas sets the early pace.
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McIlroy two back as Thomas sets US Open clubhouse lead

Rory McIlroy plays his way into contention on day one of the US Open to sit two strokes behind early leader Justin Thomas.
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McIlroy 'waiting on a phone call' and will leave tournament if wife goes into labour

Rory McIlroy says he is "just waiting for a phone call" at the BMW Championship as he awaits the birth of his first child with wife Erica Stoll.
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McIlroy three shots back as Johnson & Matsuyama share lead

Dustin Johnson and Hideki Matsuyama lead the BMW Championship by two shots with Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm both three strokes back.
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BMW Championship: Rory McIlroy in joint lead in Chicago

Rory McIlroy is one of only two players to finish under par at the BMW Championship on Friday - taking a share of the overall lead.
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Rahm wins Memorial to take world number one spot from McIlroy

Spain's Jon Rahm wins the Memorial Tournament by three shots to take over as world number one from Rory McIlroy.
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McIlroy and Woods make solid starts at Memorial as Finau leads

World number one Rory Mcilroy and Tiger Woods make solid starts to the Memorial Tournament as Tony Finau sets the early pace in Ohio.
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Players who care about their careers should be here - McIlroy

Rory McIlroy has little sympathy for players who are missing out on world ranking points because they have not travelled to compete in PGA Tour events.
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Schauffele leads by one at Colonial with Rose and McIlroy in contention

American Xander Schauffele leads five players by one shot, with Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy three back at the first tournament back after lockdown.
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McIlroy in hunt as Varner III leads at Colonial on PGA Tour's return

World number one Rory McIlroy hit a sensational seven-under par 63 to move within two shots of American leader Harold Varner III at the halfway stage of the PGA Tour's return in Texas.
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McIlroy's caddie goes into US quarantine before PGA Tour return

Rory McIlroy's caddie Harry Diamond is set to spend two weeks in quarantine in Florida so that he can be on McIlroy's bag for the PGA Tour's return.
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I think Ryder Cup will be postponed - McIlroy

World number one Rory McIlroy believes this year's Ryder Cup will be postponed until 2021 because players are not keen on playing in it without fans.
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McIlroy and Johnson win skins match as golf returns to TV

Rory McIlroy wore shorts, carried his own bag and he won £910,000 for charity with a nearest-the-pin shot as golf returned to television on Sunday.
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Rory McIlroy: NI golfer criticises US President Donald Trump over handling of coronavirus crisis

Northern Ireland golfer Rory McIlroy says US President Donald Trump has tried to 'politicise' the response to the Covid-19 pandemic
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'Not a Ryder Cup without fans' - McIlroy joins calls for postponement

Rory McIlroy says he would rather this year's Ryder Cup was postponed to 2021 than go ahead with no fans present because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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'Maybe that's what I need' - McIlroy upbeat about November Masters

World number one Rory McIlroy says he hopes playing the Masters later in the year can aid his quest to win a career Grand Slam.
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Tyrrell Hatton wins Arnold Palmer event by one shot for maiden PGA Tour victory

Tyrrell Hatton wins the Arnold Palmer Invitational by one shot at Bay Hill, with Rory McIlroy in a tie for fifth.
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Rory McIlroy says he is out of proposed Premier Golf League

World number one Rory McIlroy says he does not want to compete in a proposed breakaway Premier Golf League.
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Scott wins first PGA Tour event since 2016 as McIlroy finishes fifth

Australian Adam Scott wins the Genesis Invitational as world number one Rory McIlroy finishes tied for fifth.
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Genesis Open: Rory McIlroy tied for lead with Matt Kuchar and Adam Scott

World number one Rory McIlroy moves into a three-way tie for the lead at the Genesis Open alongside American Matt Kuchar and Australian Adam Scott.
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Rory McIlroy: World number two turned down Saudi Arabia event offer

Rory McIlroy reveals that he will not be playing in next month's Saudi International despite being offered a large appearance fee.
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WGC-HSBC Champions: Rory McIlroy beats Xander Schauffele in play-off to win in China

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy wins the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai after beating defending champion Xander Schauffele a play-off.
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McIlroy three off Li's lead at WGC in China

World number two Rory McIlroy is three shots off Haotong Li after carding a first-round 67 at the WGC-HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai.
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PGA Championship: Danny Willett and Jon Rahm lead as Rory McIlroy makes cut

England's Danny Willett and Spain's Jon Rahm share the BMW PGA Championship lead as Rory McIlroy just makes the cut.
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McIlroy wins £12.2m season-ending Tour Championship title

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy wins the Tour Championship for a second time, finishing on 18 under par.
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McIlroy tied for second in Atlanta as Koepka leads way

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy remains a shot off the lead after a 67 during the second round of the season-ending Tour Championship in Atlanta.
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WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational: Rory McIlroy leads after 62 in Memphis

Rory McIlroy bounces back from his nightmare at the Open to lead the WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational in Memphis with an eight-under third round of 62.
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The Open 2019: Rory McIlroy, Tony Finau & Lee Westwood feature in best shots of tournament

Watch a collection of the best shots from The 2019 Open Championship, featuring champion Shane Lowry, runner-up Tommy Fleetwood and a superb hole-in-one from Emiliano Grillo.
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I felt the love from the crowd, says McIlroy after missing cut

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy says missing the cut at his home Open hurt, but the "love" of the crowd spurred him on to a remarkable round of 65.
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The Open 2019: Rory McIlroy makes 65 but misses out on the cut at the Open at Royal Portrush

Watch round highlights as home favourite Rory McIlroy makes a remarkable 65 but still misses the cut at the Open at Royal Portrush.
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The Open 2019: McIlroy's misery - Worst moments from a disastrous day for Rory

Watch the lowlights from a day to forget for Rory McIlroy, the home hero had a nightmare day at Royal Portrush bookended by a quadruple bogey 'snowman' at the first and a triple bogey at the 18th.
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'Some of the things McIlroy did were embarrassing for a player of his class'

Rory McIlroy's embarrassing round in front of his home fans at Royal Portrush makes Tom English wonder if the Northern Irishman will ever win another major.
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The Open 2019: 'What on earth?' - Misfiring Rory McIlroy ends miserable day with triple bogey

More misfortune for Rory McIlroy at Royal Portrush as the Northern Irishman hits a triple bogey on hole 18 at Royal Portrush to end the day eight-over par.
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The Open 2019: Rory McIlroy's hopes in tatters after opening round of 79

Rory McIlroy makes a quadruple bogey on the first hole and triple bogey at the last as his bid for a home Open victory at Royal Portrush is left in tatters.
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The Open 2019: Watch McIlroy's nightmare start as he quadruple bogeys on 1st hole at Portrush

Watch Rory McIlroy's nightmare start as he drops four shots on 1st hole at Port Rushmore
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McIlroy has Portrush pedigree as 2019 Open has hallmarks of an epic

The world's best players and about 215,000 spectators are ready to descend upon Royal Portrush as it hosts its first Open Championship since 1951.
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US Open: Justin Rose trails Gary Woodland by one, Rory McIlroy in contention

us open: justin rose trails gary woodland by one, rory mcilroy in contention
Justin Rose sits one shot off the lead set by Gary Woodland heading into the final day at the 119th US Open at Pebble Beach.
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US Open: Justin Rose leads, Koepka in contention, McIlroy among late starters

us open: justin rose leads, koepka in contention, mcilroy among late starters
England's Justin Rose sets the clubhouse lead at the US Open by carding a one-under 70 in round two at Pebble Beach.
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McIlroy in contention as three set clubhouse lead

mcilroy in contention as three set clubhouse lead
Rory McIlroy gets his bid to win a second US Open off to a fast start at Pebble Beach as Rickie Fowler, Xander Schauffele and Louis Oosthuizen set the early pace.
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