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RORY MCILROY RUMORS & GOSSIP

McIlroy will skip WGC event for Open de France in June

PARIS (AP) Rory McIlroy will play in the Open de France for the first time since 2010 as part of his preparations to win the British Open for the second time. McIlroy has won four majors, among them the British Open two years ago. He is skipping the Bridgestone Invitational, a World Golf Championship, to compete at the centenary edition of the Open de France from June 30-July...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy hits miraculous recovery shot from inside a bush

If Rory McIlroy goes on to make a charge late Sunday afternoon and contend for his first green jacket, he'll look back to this ridiculous recovery on hole No. 4 as the shot that saved his round. McIlroy blasted his tee shot on the par-3 well right of the hole and into the bushes, and hit a provisional second shot just in case his ball was unplayable. McIlroy found his ball, though...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy honors Kobe Bryant with shoes at Masters

Rory McIlroy honored Kobe Bryant with some of his apparel during the opening round of the Masters on Thursday. McIlroy, who is searching for his first career green jacket to complete the career grand slam, wore white, black and gold shoes with the date “4/13” inscribed on them. The date represents when Kobe will play the final game of his career. McIlroy's shoes Marked with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Masters Odds: Jason Day Leads Jordan Speith, Rory McIlroy As Favorite

World No. 1 Jason Day will be looking to build on recent victories at the Arnold Palmer Invitational and the Match Play Championship when he tees off on Thursday at the Masters as a solid 7-1 betting favorite at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Day has shaken off a middling start to the season that saw him finish no better than 10th in his first four tournaments, grabbing...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy’s name misspelled at WGC-Cadillac Championship (pics)

There is no denying that spelling Rory McIlroy’s name can be risky business, especially when typing it, what with the uppercase “M” then lowercase “c” then an uppercase “I” followed by a lowercase “l” that in many fonts looks exactly like an uppercase “I.” While all that may be true, it is nevertheless embarrassing that the world’s No. 3 golfer has his name...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy has great response to critics of workout regimen

In the years since he stormed upon the scene as a slightly pudgy teenage prodigy, Rory McIlroy has committed himself to a regimented dedication to physical fitness. So much so, in fact, that it has garnered criticism from a handful of the golf world’s most renowned and respected analysts and coaches. The latest to question his workout-heavy training regimen is Golf Channel analyst...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

McIlroy raves about improved vision after eye surgery

Rory McIlroy underwent Lasik eye surgery earlier this month, and the golfer is already seeing beneficial results from the procedure. The current No. 3 world ranked golfer raved to The Guardian in recent comments about how his vision is now better than 20/20. “Now it is amazing, it really is. I had it done and the morning after it felt a bit gritty and stuff, which they said it...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy, girlfriend Erica Stoll confirm engagement

PGA superstar Rory McIlroy and his girlfriend Erica Stoll attended their first public event as an engaged couple Thursday night. In the wake of rumors that McIlroy had popped the question during a recent trip to Paris, Stoll was spotted wearing an impressive diamond engagement ring at the Paddy Wallace Fund for Autism event in Belfast, Ireland. Us Weekly shared a photo of the bling...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy gives fan an old driver per Facebook request

A Rory McIlroy fan on Facebook learned that a little groveling on social media can occasionally reap huge rewards. It all depends on who you ask and how you go about doing it. Barry Edwards, likely joking and in no way believing his plea for a new driver from McIlroy would pay dividends, posted a message on the golf superstar’s Facebook page requesting a new club, perhaps one...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy doesn't care about $10 million FedEx Cup payout

Rory McIlroy was just being honest, but his comments about how the $10 million payout that goes with winning the FedEx Cup wouldn’t mean that much to him at this point in his extremely profitable pro golf career likely will rub some people the wrong way. McIlroy, the world’s No. 2 player, said he wants to win the FedEx Cup at the Tour Championship this week, but the payoff...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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