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  • Aug 24, 2014
  • Updated: 3:23am

Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy kicks off Honda Classic in tremendous form

Rory McIlroy produced a barnstorming back nine, charging home with five birdies, to take the first-round lead at the US$6 million Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on Thursday.

Friday, 28 February, 2014, 9:49am

Rory McIlroy 'can't wait' to return to scene of last year's low

One of Rory McIlroy’s lowest points during a frustrating 2013 campaign came at the Honda Classic in Florida but the Northern Irishman is looking forward to returning to “one of my favourite events” for this year’s edition.

4 Feb 2014 - 10:41am

US$2.5 million for ace tempts Rory McIlroy ahead of Dubai Desert Classic

Rory McIlroy said on Wednesday that he could be tempted to have a crack at winning the glittering prize on offer for a hole-in-one at the Dubai Desert Classic’s short par-four 17th – a whopping US$2.5 million.

29 Jan 2014 - 11:09pm

McIlroy's messy break-up with Horizon reaches courts

Rory McIlroy’s messy break-up with management company Horizon Sports reached a Dublin court but reports the former world number one’s relationship with Caroline Wozniacki was on the rocks appeared wide of the mark.

15 Oct 2013 - 4:29pm 1 comment

McIlroy goes solo after latest management split

Former world number one Rory McIlroy confirmed on Friday he has left Horizon Sports Management to create his own management company.

28 Sep 2013 - 12:50pm

Woods and McIlroy to duel again - at Mission Hills in Hainan

Superstars Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will expand their already bulging bank accounts with a lucrative, one-round exhibition appearance next month in Hainan island.

11 Sep 2013 - 3:06pm

Rory McIlroy gets coaching tune-up for US Open

World number two Rory McIlroy is off to the US Open venue at Merion to practice after a talk with coach Dave Stockton to try to lift his game before next week's major showdown.

The champion from Northern Ireland, who won his first major title at the 2011 US Open, spoke at Oak Hill, where he will defend his most recent major triumph at the 95th PGA Championship in August.

5 Jun 2013 - 2:58am

World No 2 Rory McIlroy misses cut at BMW Championship

McIlroy was one of five 2012 European Ryder Cup winners to bow out of the tour's flagship event - joining two-time defending champion Luke Donald, Ian Poulter, Graeme McDowell and Paul Lawrie.

26 May 2013 - 5:54am

McIlroy stays at No 2 but happy with progress

McIlroy fired a two-under par 70 to finish on four-under 284 for 72 holes at the US$6.2 million PGA event, making birdies on the last two holes on the front and back nines but taking consecutive bogeys at 11 and 12.

2 Apr 2013 - 7:13am

Who said it?

By the time we obtain Hongkongers' endorsement of a political reform proposal, the nuclear weapon is assembled.

28 Mar 2013 - 3:30am