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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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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland lines up his putt on the 12th green during the third round of the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, northern England July 19, 2014.
Ryder Cup 2014: Rory McIlroy Says European Team Shouldn’t Be ‘Complacent’ Despite Winning Five Of The Last Six Tournaments

By IBTimes AU

Rory McIlroy thinks that the European team should not be so self-satisfied if they want to win another Ryder Cup trophy. (9:01 pm)

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Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark blows a kiss after defeating Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus during their match at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Caroline Wozniacki Takes Central Park Selfie While Training For New York Marathon

By IBTimes AU

Former world no. 1 Caroline Wozniacki takes a selfie while training for the upcoming New York City Marathon at the Central Park. (1:04 pm)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, JAPAN

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark blows a kiss after defeating Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus during their match at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Twitter Bites: Sania Mirza And Caroline Wozniacki's Love Discussion on Social Media

By IBTimes AU

Sania Mirza and Caroline Wozniacki took to twitter to discuss their love lives. (Sep 19)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, INDIA, CRICKET

Ryder Cup 2014: Get To Know European Team And Team USA

By IBTimes AU

The greatest golfers from Great Britain and the U.S. will play at the Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland from Sept. 26 to Sept. 28 for the 40th edition of the Ryder Cup. (Sep 19)

MORE TOPICS: BNP PARIBAS, RYDER CUP

May 4, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Rory McIlroy tees off on the fourth hole during the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club.
Rory McIlroy Says Winning Form Down To Break-Up With Caroline Wozniacki

By IBTimes AU

World no. 1 Rory McIlroy revealed that his current winning form is due to his recent break-up with the tennis former world no. 1 Caroline Wozniacki. (Sep 18)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, MANAGEMENT, RYDER CUP

Tiger Woods of the U.S. hits from a sand trap on the 12th hole during the second round of the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville
Tiger Woods Laughs Off Rory McIlroy's Age Comments

By IBTimes AU

The legendary professional golfer Tiger Woods laughed off the recent estimation of the 20-ish world no. 1Rory McIlroy. (Sep 18)

MORE TOPICS: TIGER WOODS, AGING

Paula Creamer of the U.S. reacts to missing a par putt on the ninth hole during the third round of the Women's U.S. Open Golf Championship in Oakmont, Pennsylvania, July 10, 2010.
Top 5 Highest Career Earning Female Golfers

By IBTimes AU

Although golf is a popular sports for males like Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, female professional golfers are also making big bucks in such a lucrative career. Here is the top 5 highest career earning female golfers. (Sep 17)

MORE TOPICS: TIGER WOODS, HSBC

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland lines up his putt on the 12th green during the third round of the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, northern England July 19, 2014.
Rory McIlroy To Start 2015 Season In Dubai Golf Tournament

By IBTimes AU

Rory McIlroy has started his golf season in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for the past seven years and he’s planning to do it again in the next PGA Tour season in 2015. (Sep 15)

MORE TOPICS: DUBAI, HSBC, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

File photo of McIlroy of Northern Ireland and his girlfriend, tennis player Wozniacki of Denmark, during the annual Masters Par 3 Contest in Augusta (Reuters)
Caroline Wozniacki Attends Michael Kors’ Fashion Show; Reveals She’s Looking Forward To Dating Taller Guys

By IBTimes AU

Caroline Wozniacki attended the New York Fashion Week and revealed in a recent interview how she felt about her recent breakup. She also said she intends to date a man who is taller than her ex. (Sep 11)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, TWITTER, COURT, NEW YORK, FASHION WEEK

May 4, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Rory McIlroy tees off on the fourth hole during the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club.
Rory McIlroy Hands A Little Boy A Golf Ball And Makes His Day

By IBTimes AU

Rory McIlroy was not having the best performance on the golf course over the weekend but his little gesture made the day of a young golf fan. (Sep 09)

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