Rory McIlroy
Holywood, Northern Ireland

Height: 5 ft., 10 in.

Weight: 160

Turned Pro: 2007

DOB: 5/4/1989

Bio: Won his first major in record-setting fashion by eight shots at the 2011 U.S. Open at Congressional CC. He is the first player in U.S. Open history to get to double-digits under-par in the first two rounds. He is the first player in U.S. Open history to reach 13-under par, 14-under par, 15-under par, 16-under par and 17-under par. Set the 36-hole tournament scoring record (131), the 54-hole tournament record (199), and the 72-hole scoring record (268). His 16-under is the most strokes under-par for 72 holes in U.S. Open history. Turned pro on Sept. 18, 2007, at age 18 after an amateur career where he was the world's top-ranked amateur. Youngest and quickest affiliate member to secure his European Tour card. Played his first professional event at 16 in 2005 at The Belfry. Represented Europe on the winning Junior Ryder Cup team in 2004, before becoming the youngest winner of the West of Ireland and Irish Close Championships in 2005. (Bio information from Golfweek research and pgatour.com)

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All results / Stories / "Rory McIlroy"

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Fowler among Ryder Cup movers at Open

At the British Open, Rickie Fowler was thinking of Gleneagles and the fact he rose from seventh to third in Ryder Cup points -- pretty much securing a spot on the U.S. roster.

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McIlroy on Scott's heels in OWGR

Winning a major comes with plenty of accolades. For Rory McIlroy after the 2014 British Open, it also vaults him to No. 2 in the OWGR behind only Adam Scott.

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McIlroy rises in FedEx Cup points; Woods drops

Rory McIlroy's British Open win boosted his FedEx Cup points standing from 42nd to 11th, according to the PGA Tour, while Tiger Woods' standing took a hit.

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Fowler's British Open run earns Ryder Cup points

Rickie Fowler is primed for another big stage -- and at the British Open, he piled on the Ryder Cup points to prove it.

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Hoylake reprise becomes antithesis for Tiger

Only once in 18 tries in the British Open has Tiger Woods had a higher 72-hole score than his 294, and that was as an amateur in his 1995 debut at St. Andrews.

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No flair needed as McIlroy seals Open win

Rory McIlroy sealed his British Open championship not with thunderous drives that had put him in commanding position, but with deft precision in short-game prowess at the final two holes.

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Winner's Style: Rory McIlroy at the British Open

Rory McIlroy claimed the his third major title on Sunday at the Open Championship held at Royal Liverpool. Here is McIlroy's Nike Golf apparel he wore at Hoylake en route to a two-shot victory.

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Tracker: McIlroy captures British Open at Hoylake

Rory McIlroy carries a six-shot lead into Sunday's final round of the 2014 British Open at Royal Liverpool, with Rickie Fowler his closest pursuer. Follow the highlights here!

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Notable golfers quick to praise McIlroy's win

Notables from the game of golf – his competitors and otherwise – were quick to compliment 2014 Champion Golfer of the Year Rory McIlroy after he claimed his first Claret Jug for winning the British Open.

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Watson gives Hoylake one last thrill with 68

Tom Watson, 64, closed the 2014 British Open with a 4-under 68, thrilling the local fans and earning himself a standing ovation coming down the 18th fairway.

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McIlroy soars to six-shot British Open lead

After three rounds in the 60s, it’s hard to see Rory McIlroy shooting a high number tomorrow and failing to win his first British Open championship.

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Fowler looks for fight with McIlroy at Open

"Maybe I can put a little pressure on him," Rickie Fowler said Saturday after he had done exactly that to Rory McIlroy yet faded to a six-shot deficit at the British Open.

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Update: Father's old bet on McIlroy pays off

There might not be a better example of confidence in a child than Rory McIlroy's father – and it's being rewarded, a retail bookmaker in the UK says on Twitter.

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Dubuisson's progressive 2014 continues at British

Progress. That is exactly what 2014 is all about for Frenchman Victor Dubuisson as he moved into the top five at the British Open with a 4-under 68 in the third round.

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Garcia, others face uphill chase

Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson and Sergio Garcia all took turns making a run at the top of the British Open, but each had trouble sustaining any momentum against Rory McIlroy on Saturday.

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British Open: Tee times, final round

Rory McIlroy will share Sunday's final tee time at the 2014 British Open with Rickie Fowler -- see complete pairings here.

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Tiger once owned majors; now they own him

Tiger Woods used to own weekends at major championships. Now they seem to own him. A trend continued Saturday in the British Open: He hasn’t shot in the 60s on a major weekend since 2011.

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Clarke hits this British Open much thinner

Darren Clarke is about 50 pounds lighter than he was at last year's British Open -- and says he needed seven months of adjustments to get used to added clubhead speed.

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Tracker: McIlroy again grows Open lead

Rory McIlroy carries a four-shot lead into Saturday's third round at the British Open -- can he stay ahead of Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Sergio Garcia? Follow the highlights right here!

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British Open: Tee times, Saturday's third round

Rory McIlroy will play in the final group of Saturday's third round at the 2014 British Open at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake -- Tiger Woods also will have a late time, but off No. 10 tee.

All results / Photo galleries / "Rory McIlroy"

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PHOTOS: Rory McIlroy's 2014 British Open

See the action and emotion of Rory McIlroy's 2014 British Open championship at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake, England.

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PHOTOS: Omega Dubai Desert Classic, Round 1

A look at photos from the first day of action at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, including Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.

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PHOTOS: Nike Golf's Innovation Unleashed event

See Rory McIlroy and other faces of Nike Golf, including president Cindy Davis, along with some new gear for the 2014 season at the recent Innovation Unleashed event.

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PHOTOS: Equipment on the range at Barclays

Our David Dusek took to the range at Liberty National to get a look at the latest equipment.

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PHOTOS: Equipment on the range at PGA Championship

Our David Dusek hit the range at Oak Hill to check out the latest equipment.

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PHOTOS: Nike Golf apparel at 2013 Open Championship

Take a look at the 12 Nike Golf athlete's apparel at the 2013 Open Championship at Muirfield July 18-21, including Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.

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PHOTOS: Woods, McIlroy play practice round

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy played a practice round together on Wednesday morning at the U.S. Open.

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PHOTOS: #Dufnering takes Twitter by storm

From Rory McIlroy to Rickie Fowler to Bubba Watson, Jason Dufner has unknowingly set off a #Dufnering craze for his posture while sitting with school children recently.

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PHOTOS: Equipment at 2013 Shell Houston Open

Check out images from our David Dusek from the range at the Shell Houston Open.

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PHOTOS: McIlroy hits on the range at Miami Muni

In a rare sight, shorts-donning Rory McIlroy hits range balls at Miami Municipal.

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PHOTOS: Rory McIlroy at Honda Classic (2nd round)

Check out images of Rory McIlroy during and after he withdrew from the Honda Classic on Friday.

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Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy: Abu Dhabi, Round 2

Check out images of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy from Round 2 at Abu Dhabi, including photos of the hole where Woods received a two-stroke penalty.

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Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy: Abu Dhabi, Round 1

A look at images from the first round at the Abu Dhabi Championship, where Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy were paired.

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Rory Mcilroy: 2012 in pictures

A look at Rory Mcilroy in 2012.

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Behind the scenes: A look at Istanbul, Turkey

Turkey hosted the World Golf Final - which included the likes of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy - and is set to be added as a 2013 European PGA Tour stop. Our Alex Miceli roamed the streets of Istanbul to give you an inside look at this budding golf powerhouse.

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BMW Championship: Round 1

Check out photos from the first round of the 2012 BMW Championship, including images of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.

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The Barclays: Round 2

Check out photos from the second round of The Barclays, including images of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.

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The Barclays: Round 1

Check out photos from the first round of The Barclays, including images of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.

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2012 PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy wins

Check out images from Sunday's 6-under 66 in S.C.

All results / Videos / "Rory McIlroy"

VIDEO: Faldo talks McIlroy's equipment, contract

In Part II of his sit-down with Jeff Rude, Nick Faldo talks about why it might have been a bad idea for Rory McIlroy to switch equipment companies this early in his career.

VIDEO: Rory vs. Robot (Euro Tour ad)

Rory McIlroy takes on a hilarious robot in a European Tour ad.

McIlroy talks about Europe's dramatic win

Rory McIlroy talks about his dramatic 2-and-1 win over Keegan Bradley.

Rory McIlroy talks about taking Deutsche lead

Rory McIlroy talks about taking the lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship.

Alex Miceli's Minute: Transitions Championship

Luke Donald answers back just one week after Rory McIlroy became the number one ranked professional golfer in the world. After winning the Transitions Championship on the first hole of a four-way playoff, Donald regains number one status.

Alex Miceli's Minute: WGC-Cadillac Championship

Tiger Woods withdraws in Round 4, Rory McIlroy performed strong, but Justin Rose put in a powerful round to hold off Bubba Watson at the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral's Blue Monster. Alex Miceli gives his opinion on the tournament.

Alex Miceli's Minute: The Honda Classic

What will you remember most about the Honda Classic? Rory McIlroy winning and becoming No. 1? Tiger Woods' 62 on Sunday? Golfweek.com's Alex Miceli fills us in on the Honda Classic from PGA National.

Major Moments 2010: Live from St. Andrews: Round 2 wrap

With only a few groups left to finish Saturday morning, the big stories are in: Rory shoots 80, while Calc and Louis take the lead. Oh, and that Tiger guy is hanging around too. Jeff Rude and Jeff Babineau break down the 2nd round from St. Andrews.