RORY MCILROY

  • Big days from Bradley, Bubba give US 53 lead September 29, 2012

    Medinah: Keegan Bradley went from a rookie to a rock star in the Ryder Cup, and Phil Mickelson saw it coming. Moments after Bradley poured in an 18foot birdie putt on the second hole Friday morning, Mickelson stood off to the side of the tee box to watch Bradley prepare to...
  • Europe takes early lead vs US at Ryder Cup September 28, 2012

    Medinah: The Europeans are making a run at the Ryder Cup and have an early 20 lead. Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell have birdied three straight holes to go 1up on Brandt Snedeker and Jim Furyk, while Lee Westwood and Francesco Molinari are 1up after a bogey by Jason Dufner and...
  • Jim Furyk leads by one shot after Round 2 at Tour Championship September 22, 2012

    Atlanta: Jim Furyk, hunting his first PGA Tour victory in two years, took advantage of a sizzling start to grab a oneshot lead in Friday's second round of the elite Tour Championship. While tournament favourite Rory McIlroy carded a twounderpar 68 to stay on track for FedExCup playoff honours and the...
  • Vijay Singh leads BMW C'ship after Round 2 September 8, 2012

    Carmel, Indiana: Vijay Singh keeps giving himself chances to end four years without a PGA Tour victory. He made four birdies around the turn Friday for a 6under 66 in the BMW Championship, putting his name atop the leaderboard for the second time in his last four tournaments. It won't get...
  • McIlroy in fourway lead at BMW Championship September 7, 2012

    Carmel, Indiana: Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy seem to be spending a lot of time together lately. That includes the top of a busy leaderboard at the BMW Championship. The biggest star in golf and his heir apparent put on a dazzling show Thursday at Crooked Stick, where the gallery caught...
  • McIlroy leads with Tiger lurking at Deutsche Bank September 2, 2012

    Norton: Rory McIlroy fired a second consecutive sixunder 65 to take a oneshot lead after the second round of the Deutsche Bank Championship on Saturday but Tiger Woods was lurking just two shots back. The world number one set the pace in the morning wave with an impressive round consisting of...
  • McIlroy to miss elite PGA Grand Slam of Golf August 29, 2012

    Los Angeles: PGA Championship winner Rory McIlroy will be a conspicuous absentee from the elite endofseason PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda in October due to a scheduling conflict, organisers said on Tuesday. Northern Irishman McIlroy, who clinched his second major title by a staggering eight shots at Kiawah Island...
  • Tiger Woods excited to renew rivalry with Rory McIlroy August 23, 2012

    With his weekend slump at the PGA Championship swiftly forgotten, Tiger Woods is excited about renewing his burgeoning rivalry with Rory McIlroy at this week's Barclays tournament in Farmingdale, New York. Former world number one Woods and the man long regarded as his heir apparent, Northern Irishman McIlroy, have been grouped...
  • Jeev shoots 71, placed 63rd at WGC golf August 5, 2012

    Akron, Ohio: Jeev Milkha Singh carded a 71, his best this week, to be place tied 63rd after 54 holes at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational golf. The Indian ace is now eightover through three rounds at the tough Firestone course, which has been firm, fast and bouncy. Jeev had rounds of...
  • Rory McIlroy frustrated at lack of form July 22, 2012

    Lytham St Annes: World number two Rory McIlroy is full of frustration that he has lost his mojo in recent weeks and believes the situation is starting to affect his confidence levels. The 23yearold Northern Irishman reeled off a string of topfive finishes on the European and U.S. tours early in...
  • Rory McIlroy back in contention at Wells Fargo May 6, 2012

    Charlotte, North Carolina: Hometown favourite Webb Simpson birdied the 17th hole to break a logjam at the top and seize a onestroke lead going into Sunday's final round of the Wells Fargo Championship, as Rory McIlroy charged into contention with a 66. Simpson, who lives near the Quail Hollow golf course...