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Rory McIlroy
Jack Nicklaus once said of Tiger Woods that he "could win as many Masters as Arnold (Palmer) and me combined." That's 10 green jackets, if you're counting. Earlier, this week, the Golden Bear made similar comments about the...
Rob Doster
2 weeks ago
Rory McIlroy
Golf was in the news for a variety of reasons this weekend, not all of them positive. Let's start with the good news. Rory Fills the VoidTiger Woods' ongoing struggles with his health and his golf game have left a vacuum at the game...
Rob Doster
3 weeks ago
Rory McIlroy
At one point during Sunday's coronation at Royal Liverpool, Rory McIlroy's lead, which was six at the start of the day, had dwindled to two over Sergio Garcia. But this was no Van de Velde moment in the making. McIlroy was really never...
Rob Doster
1 month ago
Rory McIlroy
They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2014 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 30 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on...
Rob Doster
5 months ago
Rory McIlroy
Phil Mickelson played three largely brilliant rounds of golf to finish second at the European Tour's Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, one shot behind winner Pablo Larrazabal, leaving Lefty with plenty of positives heading into his PGA Tour...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
Rory McIlroy
Carolina Wozniacki
Two-time major championship winning golfer Rory McIlroy has gotten grief about his tennis starlet girlfriend from just about everyone, including Gary Player and Johnny Miller. Whether or not the 24-year-old golf phenom from...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Rory McIlroy
Can Phil Mickelson win?Shockingly, given Mickelson's creativity and brilliant wedge play, the Open Championship is historically his weakest major. He has contended only twice and missed the cut last year at Royal Lytham. But his Scottish Open...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Rory McIlroy
Here's what some possible contenders are saying leading up to this week's Open Championship at Muirfield Golf Course: • Tiger Woods: "I feel very good about my game. I felt very, very good going into major championships. I...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Rory McIlroy
He wasn't the people's choice, but Justin Rose, an overnight success 15 years in the making, grabbed the 2013 U.S. Open by the throat with a clutch final-round 70 — the only score among the leaders to equal par. His 1-over finish gave him an...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Rory McIlroy
On the eve of the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club, we've compiled some statistical tidbits: Last foreign winner:  Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland, 2011  Last to defend title successfully:  Curtis Strange, 1989  Last...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Rory McIlroy
They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2013 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Rory McIlroy
The Masters at a Glance Augusta National Golf Club • Augusta, Ga. April 11-14 • Defending Champion: Bubba Watson Brandel Chamblee's Take The Masters Tournament is the only major played on the same course year after year. It is also the...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Rory McIlroy
Tiger Woods' weekend in South Florida produced a stunning slate of statistical nuggets. Here are 9 of the best stats from Tiger, Rory, et al.: 17 — Tiger's win in the WGC-Cadillac Championship was his 17th WGC win. If you counted only those 17...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Rory McIlroy
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy closed his season in style as he birdied the final five holes to come from behind and win on Sunday in Dubai and that helped him increase his lead in this week's world rankings. Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - World...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Rory McIlroy
With this week's Children's Miracle Network Classic, another PGA Tour season draws to a close, meaning that it's time to hand out some hardware. Player of the Year — Rory McIlroy Rory doesn't need any accolades from us for vindication; if you...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Rory McIlroy
On Thursday, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will be staging a head-to-head duel at the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final with a spot in the final four of this unique medal match play eight-man bracket on the line. Let's hope it's one of many as...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Rory McIlroy
U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love has the unenviable task of trying to reverse two decades of European Ryder Cup dominance, a run that has been interrupted only a couple of times since Europe won the 1995 Cup at Oak Hill. One aspect of Love's...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Rory McIlroy
While you were watching football and checking your fantasy scores (and your bets), Brandt Snedeker was winning $11.44 million. So how did you do today? Snedeker simultaneously earned the two biggest trophies of his career, taking the Tour...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Rory McIlroy
After back-to-back wins at the Deutsche Bank and BMW Championships, 23-year-old Rory McIlroy is closing in on a FedExCup title. The accompanying $10 million would buy world-class WAG Caroline Wozniacki a lot of bling, but I'm more concerned about...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Rory McIlroy
It's Round 3 of the battle for the FedExCup. Fresh off scorching the TPC Boston layout this past weekend, the best players in the world converge on Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind., for the BMW Championship. Here are the top 5 in FedExCup...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Rory McIlroy
Round One of the FedExCup playoffs is in the books, and now we turn our attention to the PGA Tour's unique Friday-Monday event, the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston, which will wrap up on Labor Day afternoon, weather permitting. Last...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Rory McIlroy
In a press conference prior to the Barclays, Rory McIlroy spotted Tiger Woods and joked that he was going to "kick his ass." Tiger and the rest of the room had a laugh, but as they say, there's an undercurrent of truth in every good joke, and...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Rory McIlroy
It's playoff season on the PGA Tour, as the players descend on Bethpage State Park for The Barclays, the first of a four-tournament sprint to the FedExCup title and its accompanying $10 million payout. Don't look to us to explain the format;...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Rory McIlroy
Call it the Snore by the Shore. Twenty-one years after the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island brought the world's greatest players to their knees at the 1991 Ryder Cup in the famed "War by the Shore," Rory McIlroy turned the tables on Pete Dye's...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Rory McIlroy
He may be boring, but never, ever go to sleep on Jim Furyk. Especially at a U.S. Open. Furyk put himself in great position to win his second U.S. Open championship with another steady, occasionally spectacular round at the Olympic Club. After...
Rob Doster
2 years ago

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