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 ...

Spieth leads Masters with 64

Apr 10, 2015

Spieth leads Masters with 64

Jordan Spieth pulled off the unthinkable Thursday. With the best opening round in 19 years, he managed to make the Masters about a lot more than the Grand Slam bid of Rory McIlroy and the curious return of Tiger Woods. Spieth was must-see TV ...

Augusta favorites wary as Tiger lurks

Apr 8, 2015

Augusta favorites wary as Tiger lurks

Tiger Woods last won a major title in 2008 and hasn’t won the Masters in a decade, but top-ranked Rory McIlroy will be watching out for him this week all the same. The 79th Masters opens Thursday at Augusta National with McIlroy seeking his ...

Garcia takes control in second round

Sep 6, 2014

Garcia takes control in second round

Sergio Garcia hit great shots that led to eagle, birdie and par Friday. They carried him to a 6-under 64, giving him a one-shot lead going into the weekend at the BMW Championship on ever-changing Cherry Hills. Garcia holed out from a greenside bunker ...

McIlroy wants to ride incredible run into FedEX Cup race

Aug 21, 2014

McIlroy wants to ride incredible run into FedEX Cup race

The last player to win back-to-back majors in the same season didn’t even make it to the FedEx Cup finale at East Lake. “That’s not going to happen,” said Rory McIlroy, with a smile. He’s correct, based on simple math. Padraig Harrington won the ...

McIlroy conquers Valhalla

Aug 11, 2014

McIlroy conquers Valhalla

The challenge finally arrived for Rory McIlroy, and he was better than ever Sunday to win the PGA Championship. On a back nine filled with clutch shots and as much tension as a major can provide, McIlroy emerged from a four-man race to outlast ...