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Rory McIlroy pitches onto the eighteenth green during the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pinehurst, North Carolina, on Sunday.
Jun 18, 2024
McIlroy to take short break from golf after U.S. Open heartbreak
"I've shown my resilience over and over again in the last 17 years and I will again," the golfer said in the wake of Sunday's loss.
Bryson DeChambeau celebrates after making a putt on No. 18 to win the U.S. Open in Pinehurst, North Carolina, on Sunday.
Jun 17, 2024
Bryson DeChambeau outduels Rory McIlroy in final round to win U.S. Open
DeChambeau parred the final three holes to complete a 1-over-par 71, and that was enough for a one-shot victory.
Rory McIlroy prepares to putt on the 18th green during the first round of the U.S. Open on Thursday in Pinehurst, North Carolina.
Jun 14, 2024
McIlroy's superb start could spark end to 10-year major drought
The 35-year-old Northern Ireland star, who last won a major at the 2014 PGA Championship, fired a bogey-free 5-under-par 65.
Scottie Scheffler pumps his fist after making a putt during the final round of the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, on Sunday.
Jun 12, 2024
U.S. Open field chasing Scottie Scheffler's greatness
Rory McIlroy describes Scheffler as relentless, with the American having played 14 times with only one tournament finish outside the top 10.
Rory McIlroy speaks with Tyler Collet during a practice round ahead of the PGA Championship in Louisville, Kentucky, on Wednesday.
May 16, 2024
Rory McIlroy losing confidence in PGA-LIV merger
Without Dunne on the PGA Tour policy board, Rory McIlroy said he believes a discussed merger with LIV Golf is moving in the wrong direction.
Rory McIlroy was one of the PGA Tour's staunchest defenders when the turmoil that has gripped the sport began with the emergence of LIV Golf.
Apr 25, 2024
Rory McIlroy open to returning to PGA Tour board
McIlroy stepped down from the board in a surprise move last November, saying he wanted to concentrate on his own game.
Rory McIlroy does not think LIV Golf players who return to the PGA Tour should be punished.
Feb 1, 2024
Rory McIlroy changes tune on punishment for LIV players returning to PGA
Rory McIlroy concedes he has "changed his tune" on the issue of LIV golfers returning to play on the PGA Tour.
Rory McIlroy speaks during a news conference in Boston in November.
Jan 10, 2024
Rory McIlroy has 'dream scenario' for a new world tour
The star golfer would like to see golf take a more global approach by tapping into markets like Japan and Australia.
Rory McIlroy lines up his putt during the Ryder Cup in Rome on Oct. 1. The popular golfer has made no secret that the PGA Tour's secret talks with Saudi Arabia had blindsided and stung him.
Nov 15, 2023
Rory McIlroy resigns from PGA Tour board
The decision by one of golf's most popular athletes is a particularly public blow to the tour and its board.
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Oct 18, 2023
Patrick Mahomes and Rory McIlroy join investors in F1's Alpine
The announcement comes ahead of the U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas.
U.S. golfer Patrick Cantlay celebrates after holing his birdie putt on the 18th green to win his fourball match with teammate Wyndham Clark against Team Europe's Rory McIlroy and Matt Fitzpatrick at the Ryder Cup in Rome on Saturday.
Oct 1, 2023
Europe leads Ryder Cup by five but U.S. finally shows fight
Europe needs four points from Sunday's 12 singles to regain the trophy and continue its incredible 30-year unbeaten home run.
Japan Times
Jul 19, 2023
Rory McIlroy hopes Hoylake return can finally end major drought
The past two years in particular have brought a series of cases of what might have been for the Northern Ireland star.
Japan Times
Jul 14, 2023
Rory McIlroy would retire before joining LIV Golf
'If LIV Golf was the last place to play golf on earth I would retire. That's how I feel about it,' McIlroy said
Japan Times
Jun 19, 2023
Wyndham Clark holds off Rory McIlroy to win U.S. Open
Clark beat McIlroy by one stroke to earn his first major title.
Japan Times
Jun 18, 2023
Rickie Fowler and Wyndham Clark tied atop U.S. Open heading into final round
After some late twists and turns, a two-shot swing on the last hole changed the complexion of the last day.
Japan Times
Jun 9, 2023
Rory McIlroy eager to put focus back on golf
McIlroy was one of the staunchest critics of the breakaway LIV Golf circuit, which lured top PGA Tour and DP World Tour stars with signing bonuses and record purses.
Japan Times
Mar 2, 2023
McIlroy hails PGA Tour's new-look plan as 'compelling product'
The move follows discussions between the tour and top players in the wake of the emergence of the rival, Saudi-backed, LIV Golf tour.
Japan Times
Mar 1, 2023
Jon Rahm motivated by No. 1 battle with rivals
The Spaniard holds the spot entering this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Japan Times
Jan 26, 2023
Barely still No. 1, McIlroy looks for the magic he conjured last year
The player is expected to play a competitive round for the first time in 2023 and give his sport a glimpse at whether he has the form seen last year.
Japan Times
Oct 26, 2022
Rory McIlroy says PGA-LIV feud 'no good for anyone'
Several of McIlroy's former Ryder Cup teammates have joined the controversial circuit, and it is unclear whether they will be allowed to feature in next year's event.


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