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Rory McIlroy: Northern Irish professional golfer
Rory McIlroy is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland who is a member of both the European and PGA Tours. He is a former world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking, having spent over 100 weeks in that position during his career. He is a four-time major champion, winning the 2011 U.S Open, 2012 PGA Championship, 2014 Open Championship, and 2014 PGA Championship. Along with Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, he is one of three players to win four majors by the age of 25.

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Rory McIlroy speaks after shot accidentally hits father in first round of the Masters [Video]

Rory McIlroy speaks after shot accidentally hits father in first round of the Masters

Rory McIlroy inadvertently hit his father Gerry with a wayward shot as he struggled to an opening 76 on day one of the 85th Masters.McIlroy was already two over par when he pushed his approach to the..

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Tiger Woods’ health is priority right now, not his return to golf – Rory McIlroy [Video]

Tiger Woods’ health is priority right now, not his return to golf – Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy believes thoughts of Tiger Woods resuming his career following his horrifying car accident should not be “even on the map at this point”.Woods underwent surgery on significant injuries..

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Masters 2021: Justin Rose leads at Augusta National, Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson miss cut

Justin Rose holds the lead heading into round three at the Masters but defending champion Dustin Johnson and Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy miss the cut.
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The Masters 2021: Rory McIlroy hits his father on leg with errant shot

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy picks out his own father, Gerry, on the seventh hole, striking his leg with an errant approach shot on the way to a four-over par 76 in the opening round of the 2021..
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Masters 2021: Matsuyama and Harman share lead as McIlroy and Westwood struggle

Hideki Matsuyama and Brian Harman share the early clubhouse lead at the Masters as Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood struggle.
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Rory McIlroy Drills Dad In Leg With Wayward Shot At Masters, 'Fore Right!'

A tradition unlike any other turned into a pain unlike any other for Rory McIlroy's dad at The Masters on Thursday ... 'cause the dude got drilled in the leg by one of his son's wayward shots!! The..
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Masters 2021: Rory McIlroy visit to Tiger Woods was eye-opening

How an insightful trip to Tiger Woods' house reminded Rory McIlroy of how much the legendary American was focused on winning majors.
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Masters 2021: Rory McIlroy looking at 'big picture' after swing troubles

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy says he is looking at the "big picture" after enlisting the help of swing coach Pete Cowen.
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WGC Matchplay: Rory McIlroy beats Lando Griffin for first group win

Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy recovers from his error-strewn first day at the WGC Matchplay in Texas with a 4&3 win over American Lanto Griffin.
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WGC Matchplay: Rory McIlroy finds swimming pool in loss to Ian Poulter

Rory McIlroy finds a swimming pool with a tee shot on his way to a 6&5 loss to Ian Poulter in his opening group game of the WGC Matchplay.
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Rory McIlroy teams up with Pete Cowen to rediscover form for Masters

Rory McIlroy has started working with renowned coach Pete Cowen on an official basis as he bids to rediscover his form for the Masters.
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Rory McIlroy: Bad form down to trying to copy Bryson DeChambeau

Rory McIlroy says trying to emulate Bryson DeChambeau's power hitting has been "detrimental" to his game.
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Players Championship: Rory McIlroy water woes at Players Championship

Watch Rory McIlroy find the water twice to make a quadruple-bogey eight on the 18th hole of his first round at the Players Championship as he slumped to a seven-over 79 at TPC Sawgrass.
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Players Championship: Rory McIlroy makes nightmare start at TPC Sawgrass

Rory McIlroy makes a disappointing start to the defence of his title at the Players Championship as he slumped to a seven-over 79 at TPC Sawgrass.
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Rory McIlroy Says Tiger Woods 'Doing Better,' Could Return Home Next Week

Rory McIlroy -- one of Tiger Woods' best friends on the PGA Tour -- says Tiger is "doing better" after his horrific car crash ... and could be discharged from the hospital in the next week or so...
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Tiger Woods: Rory McIlroy says injured golfer is doing better after car accident

Rory McIlroy says Tiger Woods is "doing better" as the American recovers from leg injuries sustained in a car accident.
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Rory McIlroy: Best days ahead of me says Northern Irishman as he bids to retain Players Championship

Rory McIlroy says he believes his best days are still ahead of him as he seeks the "spark" missing from his game at this week's Players Championship.
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Arnold Palmer Invitational: Martin Laird challenges Rory McIlroy

Martin Laird played his way into contention alongside Rory McIlroy at the halfway stage of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.
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Arnold Palmer Invitational: Rory McIlroy shares Bay Hill lead after superb first round

Rory McIlroy shares the lead with Canadian Corey Conners after day one of the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida following a six-under-par opening round of 66.
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Tiger Woods: Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson support 'truly helping' injured golfer

Tiger Woods expresses his gratitude after male and female golfers show their support for the 15-time major winner on Sunday.
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Rory McIlroy trails Collin Morikawa by fourat WGC-Workday Championship in Florida

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy shoots a 66 in the third round at the WGC-Workday Championship and is four shots behind leader Collin Morikawa in Florida.
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Tiger Woods crash: 'We should just be grateful he is here' - Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy says we should be thankful that Tiger Woods is still alive and not wondering whether he will play golf again after his car crash injuries.
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Rory McIlroy: Northern Irishman misses Genesis Invitational cut by seven shots

Rory McIlroy misses his first cut since the 2019 Open Championship after carding a second-round 76 at the Genesis Invitational.
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Rory McIlroy: World number six seven off early Phoenix pace after one-under 70

Rory McIlroy is seven off the early pace at the Phoenix Open after a one-under 70 which included three dropped shots in his first two holes.
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Rory McIlroy: Rule changes 'reek of self-importance'

Golf's governing bodies have spent "millions of dollars" on "the wrong thing", says four-time major winner Rory McIlroy.
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Rory McIlroy says volunteer stepped on his ball during search

Rory McIlroy says his embedded ball at last week's PGA Tour event was the result of a volunteer stepping on it during a search but not telling him.
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Rory McIlroy: Northern Irishman cleared of any wrongdoing after his Reed-like drop as he fades in US

Rory McIlroy is cleared of any wrongdoing after taking a similar free drop to the one Patrick Reed took at the Farmers Insurance Open.
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England's Tyrell Hatton wins by four at Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship

England's Tyrell Hatton overturns Rory McIlroy's overnight lead to win by four shots at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
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Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship: Tyrrell Hatton leads as Rory McIlroy falters

Tyrrell Hatton opens up a five-shot lead as Rory McIlroy falters in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, where bad light again stopped play on day two
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Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship: Rory McIlroy shoots eight-under-par 64 to lead

Rory McIlroy fires a bogey-free eight-under-par 64 in his opening round to lead the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
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Justin Thomas: Rory McIlroy says American will have 'learned lesson' after homophobic slur

Rory McIlroy believes Justin Thomas will not be "as ignorant" in the future after making a homophobic slur when competing in Hawaii earlier this month.
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