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

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