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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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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

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 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

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.
McDowell Claims Relationship With McIlroy Changed Significantly Amid Legal Issues

By IBTimes AU

McDowell revealed that his Ryder Cup relationship with the world no. 1 Rory McIlroy has changed forever. (Sep 25)

MORE TOPICS: MANAGEMENT, RYDER CUP

Ryder Cup 2014: Things You Have To Know, Teams, Venue, Potential Pairings

By IBTimes AU

The 2014 Ryder Cup will be played at the Gleneagles’ PGA Centenary Course. (Sep 25)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, 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 And Graeme McDowell Present United Front For The Upcoming Ryder Cup

By IBTimes AU

Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell have gone the extra mile to present a united font as the Ryder Cup approaches (Sep 25)

MORE TOPICS: RYDER CUP, COURT, MANAGEMENT, LAWYER, LAWSUIT

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.
The Rory Foundation To Host The Irish Open in 2015

By IBTimes AU

World no. 1 Rory McIlroy recently announced that charitable foundation, The Rory Foundation will host the upcoming Irish Open in 2015. (Sep 24)

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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. (Sep 22)

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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. (Sep 22)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, JAPAN