Johnson leads PGA with 66

Aug 14, 2015

Johnson leads PGA with 66

Rory McIlroy was nervous about his game. Jordan Spieth was frustrated with his putting. Not so surprising about the opening round of the PGA Championship on Thursday was Dustin Johnson. He was leading. Shaking off a double dose of disappointment in the majors, Johnson ...

Aug 11, 2015

McIlroy back on links after injury

Rory McIlroy says he’s 100 percent and his game appears to be in order. He was talking about golf, not soccer. McIlroy played another practice round Monday for the PGA Championship and declared himself ready to go at Whistling Straits. The world’s No. 1 ...

Jul 30, 2015

McIlroy to miss Firestone title defense

Rory McIlroy has told the PGA Tour he will not play the Bridgestone Invitational next week as he recovers from his ankle injury. It will be the second straight tournament that McIlroy will miss as the defending champion. He injured his left ankle while ...

Defending champion McIlroy pulls out of British Open

Jul 9, 2015

Defending champion McIlroy pulls out of British Open

The photo Rory McIlroy posted to Instagram on Wednesday shows his feet up, a black air cast around his left ankle, as he watches Wimbledon on television. The claret jug was positioned beneath the screen. When it comes to a Grand Slam championship in ...

McIlroy crashes out at Wentworth

May 23, 2015

McIlroy crashes out at Wentworth

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy crashed out of the European PGA Championship at Wentworth on Friday when he missed the cut after collapsing to a six-over par second round 78. But the 26-year old refused to be downcast at missing only his third cut ...

McIlroy shatters record in Wells Fargo victory

May 18, 2015

McIlroy shatters record in Wells Fargo victory

Rory McIlroy was more methodical than electrifying Sunday. It was still effective. Always in control, the top-ranked McIlroy became the first two-time winner of the Wells Fargo Championship with a seven-shot victory over Webb Simpson and Patrick Rodgers. McIlory closed with a 3-under 69 ...

McIlroy sets record in third round

May 17, 2015

McIlroy sets record in third round

When Rory McIlroy rolled in an birdie putt on the 13th hole, he started thinking about shooting 59. He didn’t quite get there Saturday, settling for an 11-under 61 to break the Quail Hollow record and take a four-shot lead in the Wells Fargo ...

May 16, 2015

McIlroy shoots bogey-free round

Rory McIlroy is charging again. The world’s top-ranked player shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to pull within one shot of the early second-round lead at the Wells Fargo Championship. McIlroy trailed Martin Flores and newcomer Patrick Rodgers, who were at 8-under 136 after ...

McIlroy grabs Match Play crown

May 4, 2015

McIlroy grabs Match Play crown

Rory McIlroy had to work harder than ever to win the Match Play Championship. No one ever had to play seven matches in five days, and McIlroy won them all in the new round-robin format. He had to beat three players on the same ...

McIlroy ousts Matsuyama at Match Play Championship

May 3, 2015

McIlroy ousts Matsuyama at Match Play Championship

Hideki Matsuyama failed to reach the quarterfinals of the Match Play Championship after losing to world No. 1 Rory McIlroy 6 and 5 on Saturday. “I was bad off the tee and that affected my irons,” Matsuyama said. “I couldn’t recover. With him taking ...

May 2, 2015

Matsuyama wins, will meet McIlroy

Hideki Matsuyama routed Kevin Na 5 and 4 on Friday to advance to a knockout-stage match against world No. 1 Rory McIlroy in the Match Play Championship. Matsuyama birdied the first hole and bogeyed his only hole of the round on the second to ...