Tag search results
Tags let us describe our content with keywords, making it easier to find what you're most interested in. Use the search box to look for tags, or explore our coverage with the lists below.
Rory McIlroy delivered the money shot in live golf’s return to television.
Live golf returns to television on Sunday, and it might not look entirely familiar except for the players.
Clarkston native Joel Dahmen shot a 5-under 66 on Saturday to advance 15 spots up the leaderboard into a tie for sixth place at the PGA Tour’s Genesis Invitational at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles.
Given another shot at winning the HSBC Champions, Rory McIlroy delivered his best of the day.
Rory McIlroy fell just short in his quest to make the cut at the British Open at Royal Portrush. The Northern Irishman produced a 6-under 65 that will live long in the memory. McIlroy struggled to hold back the tears in his post-round interviews. He felt he connected with his fellow natives who so rarely see Northern Ireland’s most famous active sportsman in the flesh.
A day Rory McIlroy had been anticipating for so long came apart almost before it began. A dreaded snowman on the first hole, a triple on the last and McIlroy shook hands with his playing partners before walking to the scoring tent to sign a card with a fat 79 at the bottom.
Rory McIlroy wants to treat this week just like any other British Open. He also knows better. The 148th Open is the first in his native Northern Ireland in 68 years, and McIlroy is the betting favorite to capture the claret jug and end his five-year drought in the majors.
Golf’s oldest championship is all about tradition, and this is one Francesco Molinari could have done without. Fifty-one weeks after he won the British Open and gazed at his name etched on the silver claret jug, he had to return it. Getting it back won’t be easy.
For three of golf’s biggest names with seven major titles between them, Moving Day at the U.S. Open came and went with barely a ripple.
Rory McIlroy is sticking around for the weekend at the U.S. Open for a change. After missing the cut the past three years, McIlroy is firmly in the mix at Pebble Beach after rebounding from a mini meltdown on the back nine with back-to-back birdies that gave him his second straight round in the 60s. McIlroy shot a 2-under-par 69 to move 5-under for the tournament and is four strokes behind leader Gary Woodland.
Rory McIlroy arrived at Pebble Beach with an extra wedge in his bag and an extra bounce in his step. He also brought the putter he used to shoot 61 on Sunday to win the Canadian Open after trading it for a Toronto Raptors jersey, a story all by itself.
Rory McIlroy ran away with the Canadian Open, closing with a 9-under 61 on Sunday for a seven-shot victory in Ancaster, Ontario.
No official stats track the pro-caddie tandem having the most fun on and off the PGA Tour, but Joel Dahmen and Geno Bonnalie might be leaders in the clubhouse.
Rory McIlroy appeared headed for a flight back to Florida when he stood at 7 over par with six holes left in the second round of the PGA Championship. Some ugly drives, unwise decisions and putts that ignored the hole put him in that precarious position. Then the two-time PGA titleholder and four-time major winner turned things around. His four birdies in the final five holes lifted him to 3 over, projected to be good enough to make the cut.
Rory McIlroy will likely play in the 2020 Olympics and represent Ireland. The 30-year-old from Northern Ireland disclosed his decision two days before the start of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. McIlroy skipped the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016 in part because he felt the Olympics were forcing him to decide whether he would represent the United Kingdom or Ireland. The four-time major champion had said making a choice about which country he would represent wasn’t worth the hassle.
Rory McIlroy was in position to become the first three-time winner of the Wells Fargo Championship. McIlroy celebrated his 30th birthday Saturday with a 3-under 68 to pull within two shots of leaders Max Homa, Jason Dufner and Joel Dahmen.
Tiger Woods is a winner again, making him more appealing at the Masters. Rory McIlroy is the betting favorite. This is good news for Jordan Spieth, who feels as though he comes into the Masters without any attention. He also comes to the Masters in the worst slump of his young career.
Rory McIlroy feels as prepared as ever for the Masters. He is spending more time with his nose in a book than with his hands on a putter.