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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.

Articles About Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland kisses the Claret Jug after winning the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, northern England July 20, 2014.
Rory McIlroy's British Open Win Inspired by Romance With Nadia Forde--- Report

By IBTimes AU

Rory McIlroy’s victory at the recent British Golf Open is reportedly not all because of his skills and talent at the sport. A report claimed his driving force to win came from a blossoming romance with Nadia Forde. (Jul 22)

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Singer and model Iggy Azalea arrives for the BRIT Awards, celebrating British pop music, at the O2 Arena in London
Iggy Azalea Leads MTV Video Music Awards; 5SOS, Ariana Grande, and Usher to Perform LIVE

By IBTimes AU

Iggy Azalea leads the nominations for the 2014 Video Music Awards (VMA). The Aussie-born singer-rapper who just celebrated her 24th birthday on June 7 is nominated for seven awards including Video of the Year, Best Female, and Best Pop. (Jul 21)

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Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark celebrates after her victory against Roberta Vinci of Italy in their Istanbul Cup women's singles final tennis match, in Istanbul July 20, 2014.
Road to Recovery: Former Lovers Rory McIlroy, Caroline Wozniacki Win 2014 British Open, Istanbul Cup Post Break-Up

By IBTimes AU

Tennis News 2014 - In sports, it’s not how many times you fall, but how many times you rise. The same thing can be said in love and relationships as shown by recent performances by former partners Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki, who won the 201... (Jul 21)

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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.
Huge $364K Payday for Dad If Rory McIlroy Wins British Open 2014

By IBTimes AU

Rory McIlroy is known as one the best golfers in the world and is on the cusp of winning the 2014 British Open. His father, Gerry McIlroy believed his son could be the best ten years ago, putting a wager on Rory to win the The Open Championship before he turns 26 years old. (Jul 20)

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David Beckham Gets Sour at Paparazzi

By IBTimes AU

David Beckham got sour with paparazzi after they allegedly ran a red light in an attempt to catch a sight of the retired football legend and his children in Brentwood. (Jul 18)

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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 Celebrates 24th Birthday in a Pajama and Bikini; Ex-Fiancé Rory McIlroy Allegedly Dating Model Nadia Forde

By IBTimes AU

Caroline Wozniacki celebrated her 24th birthday amidst recent reports that her ex-fiancé Rory McIlroy is allegedly dating model Nadia Forde. (Jul 17)

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Anderson Silva Targets Return in the Octagon Ring in Early 2015; Eyes Potential Fight with Nick Diaz; MMA Fans React on Twitter

By IBTimes AU

Anderson Silva reportedly will come back in the octagon ring in early 2015, according to a new report. (Jun 03)

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Michael Schumacher’s Uncertain Future and Lack of Official Updates on His Condition Makes Fans of the 7-Time World Champion ‘Anxious’

By IBTimes AU

Michael Schumacher’s fans are always anxiously waiting for any information that his family or manager will announce to the public. (Jun 03)

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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 Survives Split With Rory McIlroy; Flaunts ‘Breakup Revenge Body’ at a Miami Beach

By IBTimes AU

Caroline Wozniacki has found a better way to deal with a traumatic breakup. (Jun 02)

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Model Irina Shayk arrives for the Barbie Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue party in New York, February 17, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Hottest WAGs of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

By IBTimes AU

With the 2014 World Cup set to kick off in less than two weeks’ time, several media outlets have round up the hottest wives and girlfriends (WAGs) of the biggest names in the sporting world of soccer. (Jun 02)

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