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Rory McIlroy

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  • 'Celtic Tiger' McIlroy emerges dominant in 2014

    A year to forget for an injury-plagued Tiger Woods was savoured sweetly by Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy after the 'Celtic Tiger' won two majors in 2014 to regain his status as the game's leading player. McIlroy ended a stellar campaign with four...
  • McIlroy and Wust take top Reuters awards

    Double major golf winner Rory McIlroy and prolific Olympic Dutch speed skater Irene Wust have been named Reuters sportsman and sportswoman of the year after a poll of the news agency's sports journalists from around the world. Soccer World Cup winners...
  • World number one Rory McIlroy

    Factbox on world number one Rory McIlroy who enjoyed a stellar year in 2014, winning two major championships. EARLY LIFE Born: May 4, 1989 in Hollywood, County Down, Northern Ireland Strikes a 40-yard drive at the age of two and becomes youngest member...
  • What a difference a year makes for McIlroy

    Only a special performer can live up to a seismic pre-season prediction and, when he is old and grey and sitting in his rocking chair, Rory McIlroy will look back at 2014 as the year he became a true golfing great. The tousle-haired Northern Irishman...
  • It took a year to get used to new golf clubs - McIlroy

    Rory McIlroy received plenty of criticism when he switched club manufacturers almost two years ago and he has now conceded that it took nearly 12 months to feel totally at ease with his new equipment. The Northern Irishman was flying high at the top of...
  • McIlroy named European Tour's Golfer of Year

    Rory McIlroy has been named the European Tour's Golfer of the Year for the second time in three seasons, capping an outstanding 2014 for the world number one. The 25-year-old Northern Irishman landed the British Open title in July and the U.S. PGA...
  • McIlroy wants to speed things up to attract more youngsters

    World number one Rory McIlroy has urged golf's rule-makers to quicken the game up at grass-roots level in order to make it more attractive to youngsters. More people are watching the sport on television these days but fewer are taking to the fairways and...
  • McIlroy named SJA's Sportsman of the Year

    Rory McIlroy, who won two majors and helped Europe retain the Ryder Cup in a stunning 2014, was named the British Sports Journalists Association's Sportsman of the Year on Thursday. The Irishman, who won the British Open and PGA Championship, finished...
  • McIlroy wins Golf Writers Trophy after stunning season

    World number one Rory McIlroy has won the Golf Writers Trophy for the second time in three years after an impressive season saw him claim two major championships and play an influential role in Europe's Ryder Cup victory. The 25-year-old Northern...
  • 5 Things We Learned: Tiger Woods

    The Sports Xchange 5 Things We Learned: Tiger Woods 1. The most important thing we learned about Tiger Woods during the Hero World Challenge, his first event in four months following a year lost to two back injuries, is that the back seems to be fine. A...
  • Spieth, at top of his game, takes aim at McIlroy

    Jordan Spieth, who created a buzz when at 19 when he became the youngest player to win a PGA Tour event in 82 years, is playing the best golf of his 21-year-old life and taking aim at top ranked Rory McIlroy. Spieth followed up a six-stroke victory at...