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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

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.
Adam Scott Keen On Improving Game to Pace Rory McIlroy

By IBTimes AU

Adam Scott was thrust into the background after the incredible consecutive wins of Rory McIlroy this year when he captured the British Open, the World Golf Championship and the PGA Championship. Now, the world's number two is raring to pace the brightest name in golf. (Aug 21)

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Georges St-Pierre Reveals He Was Once Offered to Sleep with Someone Else’s Wife

By IBTimes AU

Georges St-Pierre has revealed that he was once offered to sleep with someone else’s wife. (Aug 18)

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Corinna Schumacher Named Ambassador for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy

By IBTimes AU

Corinna is named ambassador for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. (Aug 15)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, THAILAND, MOROCCO, TUNISIA

Roger Federer of Switzerland blows kisses.
Roger Federer Makes History as the First Player to Reach 300 Match Wins at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Level

By IBTimes AU

It was business as usual for Roger Federer as he defeated Canada’s Vasek Pospisil in the second round of the 2014 Western & Southern Open or the Cincinnati Masters. (Aug 14)

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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland
How Breaking Up With Caroline Wozniacki Helped Rory McIlroy for the Better

By IBTimes AU

Rory McIlroy recently called off his engagement with Caroline Wozniacki, but he may have done the right decision, at least, in terms of his professional golf career. (Aug 13)

Maria Sharapova of Russia takes a drink as she practices at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London June 29, 2014.
Maria Sharapova Feels 'Refreshed' as She Competes in Western & Southern Open

By IBTimes AU

Maria Sharapova said that she feels “refreshed” as she competes in the 2014 Western and Southern Open than she did a year ago. (Aug 13)

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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 Has Potential to Win 20 Golf Majors – Jack Nicklaus

By IBTimes AU

Rory McIlroy is officially on a roll after winning his second straight golf major at the 2014 PGA Championship last week Sunday. One of the greatest golfers of all time, Jack Nicklaus believes that the Northern Irish pro is set for greatness and coul... (Aug 13)

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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland
Rory McIlroy Bagged his Fourth Major Title at PGA Championship, Celebrates Winning on a Jet

By IBTimes AU

Rory McIlroy won the PGA Championship title and became the fourth youngest player to bag four major titles at age 25. (Aug 13)

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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland
Rory McIlroy Forced to Change iPhone Password; Wins Second Successive Major Title at US PGA Championship

By IBTimes AU

Rory McIlroy was forced to change his iPhone password after a camera caught him unlocking his smart phone and entering his password. (Aug 12)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, GOLD, TWITTER

Maria Sharapova of Russia hits a return during her women's singles tennis match against Angelique Kerber of Germany at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London July 1, 2014.
Maria Sharapova Open to Play Mixed Doubles With Her Other Half Grigor Dimitrov

By IBTimes AU

Maria Sharapova sees no reason at all why she should not welcome the idea of taking part in a mixed doubles match with her beau Grigor Dimitrov. (Aug 12)

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