Rory McIlroy loses to world number 68 Soren Kjeldsen in his opening group contest at the WGC Match Play in Texas.
Rory McIlroy is back to No. 2 in the Official World Golf Ranking, but still has a long way to go to catch Dustin Johnson. McIlroy’s tie for fourth at the Arnold Palmer Invitational allowed him to pass Jason Day. It was the only movement inside the top 10 this past week. McIlroy is now […]
World number three Rory McIlroy remains critical of Muirfield after the club votes to admit women members for the first time.
ORLANDO, Fla. – Win a tournament; get a letter. It’s been a tradition for years in golf’s professional circles, and it’s one that Rory McIlroy would like to see continue in the wake of Arnold Palmer’s death. Palmer and Jack Nicklaus have regularly sent notes to tournament winners across all levels in recent years, with […]
ORLANDO, Fla. – Muirfield is officially back in line to once again host The Open, but Rory McIlroy isn’t pleased that it took the club two tries to get its membership policy correct. The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers voted Tuesday to allow female members for the first time in the club’s 273-year history, with […]
MEXICO CITY – Justin Thomas leads Dustin Johnson by one shot at the WGC-Mexico Championship, and that – as entertaining as it is by itself – tells only a fraction of the story through 54-hole at Club de Golf Chapultepec. 1. Earlier this week Rory McIlroy was asked the importance of being world No. 1, […]
Thanks to a hole-in-one at the par-3 13th and a round of 5-under 66, Justin Thomas will take a one-shot lead over Dustin Johnson into the final round of the WGC-Mexico Championship. Here’s where things stand through 54 at Club de Golf Chapultepec, where Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy sit just two behind: Leaderboard: Thomas (-12), […]
Rory McIlroy cards a stunning six-under-par 65 to take the lead at the halfway stage of the World Golf Championships event in Mexico.
MEXICO CITY – Turns out there’s a reason why you don’t talk politics on the golf course. It’s a harsh lesson to learn, particularly for a professional golfer. Just ask Ernie Els or Rory McIlroy. For Els the toll came the week of the Genesis Open following a round of golf with President Donald Trump […]
MEXICO CITY – Although he’s been slowed competitively the last few weeks, Rory McIlroy has been keeping himself busy since going on the disabled list in mid-January with a hairline rib fracture. He’s played golf with President Donald Trump, ate separate lunches with Tiger Woods and USGA executive director Mike Davis and tuned up for […]