Open Championship

Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy career in pictures

A child star from a young age in his native Norther Ireland, Rory McIlroy broke par aged 11, and was soon picked for the Boys Home Internationals at  Portmarnock in…


Hollywood Pride: The Amateur Career of Rory McIlroy

There’s something special about Baltray in June when the cream of Irish amateur golf gathers for the annual June Bank Holiday weekend East of Ireland Championship. From the moment you…

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Rory McIlroy Open Championship Final Round

Rory McIlroy tees off from the first hole during Sunday’s final round alongside Rickie Fowler. Photography: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images McIlroy started off strong, making birdie on the first hole, which…

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Rory McIlroy: The major wins

Rory McIlroy claimed his third major this week. Here we share some pictures from his win at Hoylake, and at the 2011 US Open and the 2012 US PGA.

143rd Open Championship - Round Four

Hoylake Champion Rory McIlroy Gear Talk

During an Open week when driver was a club rarely used by much of the field, Hoylake Champion Rory McIlroy used his to outstanding effect. McIlroy’s dominant performance off the tee…