Hoylake

The last time the Open was played at Hoylake the course was, to put it mildly, a little firm under foot. The preceding weeks had been unusually hot and dry with the result being the firmest, fastest Open Championship of the modern era. In fact, it was playing so fast…

Rory McIlroy

A key part of Rory McIlroy’s preparation for this year’s Open Championship at Hoylake was to visit Nike’s new Performance Fitting Centre at Archerfield in East Lothian. While there to spoke to the assembled media about how his club line-up changes for the Open. Every golfer needs to strike a…

Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy has announced he will represent Ireland at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. He announced his decision to favour Ireland over Great Britain during a press conference at the European Tour’s Irish Open. The Ulsterman expressed his pride at representing Ireland after speculation he’d compete as…

Rory McIlroy

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy carded a closing round of 66 to win the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth by a single shot from Shane Lowry of Ireland. McIlroy began the final round seven shots behind Thomas Bjorn who took a five shot lead over Luke Donald into Sunday. But when…

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy fired a superb final round of 66 to win the Emirates Australian Open at Royal Sydney Golf Club by a single shot from home favourite Adam Scott.