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Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy (born 4 May 1989) is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland. He has represented Ireland as both an amateur and a professional. He had a successful amateur career, topping the World Amateur Golf Ranking for one week as a 17-year-old in 2007. Later that year he turned professional and soon established himself on the European Tour. He had his first win on the European Tour in 2009, and on the PGA Tour in 2010. He has featured in the top ten of the Official World Golf Rankings and represented Europe in the Ryder Cup.

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Newest Sports' Power Couple 'Wozzrigan': Tennis Star Caroline Wozniacki 'Dating' NFL's Ryan Kerrigan Of The Washington Redskins

By IBTimes AU

A new romance could be brewing as tennis star Caroline Wozniacki was seen on a date with Washington Redskins' Ryan Kerrigan (Dec 03)

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Australia's Adam Scott tosses a hat he autographed to the gallery as he walks on the 17th hole during a practice round for the 2013 PGA Championship golf tournament at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York August 7, 2013.
Australian Open News: Adam Scott Skyrockets Back To Top With Fantastic Day 2

By IBTimes AU

Local golf hero Adam Scott recovers from a disastrous day 1 by posting a 5-under 66 to vault back into the top of the standings in Day 2 of the Australian Open. (Nov 29)

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McIlroy During The Wells Fargo Championship At Quail Hollow Club
Adam Scott: ‘Rory McIlroy Spurs Me And Raises My Game’

By IBTimes AU

Adam Scott and Rory McIlroy profess a mutual admiration for each other's work ethic and golf skills as both men try to capture the Australian Open. (Nov 27)

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Andy Murray of Britain returns a shot during his men's singles tennis match against David Ferrer of Spain at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai October 9, 2014. REUTERS/Aly Song
Andy Murray Moves Up To No. 5 In The ATP Race To London Rankings After Claiming Valencia Title

By IBTimes AU

Andy Murray's victory at the Valencia Open over Tommy Robredo, 3-6, 7-6(7), 7-6(8), has earned him points to qualify at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London. (Oct 28)

MORE TOPICS: BARCLAYS, BRITNEY SPEARS, LONDON

Andy Murray of Britain returns a shot during his men's singles tennis match against David Ferrer of Spain at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai October 9, 2014. REUTERS/Aly Song
Britney Spears, Rory McIlroy, Gordon Ramsay And Pharrell Williams Star In Andy Murray’s Spoof Biopic

By IBTimes AU

Andy Murray casts celebrities to star in his biopic for "Stand Up To Cancer." (Oct 20)

MORE TOPICS: CANCER, BRITNEY SPEARS, LONDON

Andy Murray of Britain
Rory McIlroy, Cesc Fabregas To Feature In Andy Murray Film; Pharrell Williams, Gordon Ramsay And Britney Spears Audition For A Role

By IBTimes AU

Big names from both entertainment and sporting realms are queuing to appear in Andy Murray film. (Oct 07)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, COURT, RYDER CUP, CANCER, BRITNEY SPEARS, LONDON

Team Europe golfer Rory McIlroy (L) and vice-captain Jose Maria Olazabal celebrate after retaining the Ryder Cup for Europe, during the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland September 28, 2014. Captain Paul McGinley described each of his players as &qu
Rory McIlroy Goofs Around In A Wig And Kilt After Europe’s Third Straight Victory At Ryder Cup

By IBTimes AU

Rory McIlroy showed the goofy side of him when he donned a red wig and a kilt following Europe's victory at the 40th edition of Ryder Cup. (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, RYDER CUP, CHARL SCHWARTZEL

Team Europe golfer Rory McIlroy (L) and vice-captain Jose Maria Olazabal celebrate after retaining the Ryder Cup for Europe, during the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland September 28, 2014. Captain Paul McGinley described each of his players as &qu
Golf News: Europeans Continue Dominance Over Americans, Win Third Straight Ryder Cup

By IBTimes AU

Rory McIlroy set the tone in the early stages of the tournament as he placed the first score on the board. Rookie European golfer Jamie Donaldson capped the win for Europe with a birdie over Keegan Bradley. (Sep 29)

MORE TOPICS: THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK, RYDER CUP

McIlroy During The Wells Fargo Championship At Quail Hollow Club
Rory McIlroy Aims To Entice US Stars To The Irish Open 2015

By IBTimes AU

McIlroy is enthusiastic to entice big names in golf to come over to the Irish Open 2015. (Sep 25)

DATE IMPORTED:September 24, 2014U.S. Ryder Cup player Phil Mickelson watches his shot on the fifth hole during practice ahead of the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland September 24, 2014.
Ryder Cup News: Phil Mickelson Takes Jabs At Rory McIlroy For Lack of Team Cohesion

By IBTimes AU

Just a few days leading up to the Ryder Cup, Phil Mickelson is trash-talking Rory McIlroy and his European team because of perceived tensions stemming from the lawsuit of McIlroy against Horizon Sports Management. (Sep 25)

MORE TOPICS: MANAGEMENT, RYDER CUP