| Feb 2, 2015
| 10:05 AM
After collecting his first tournament victory of the year, Rory McIlroy plans to spend some time away from golf.
But it won't be a vacation.
McIlroy's lawsuit against his former management company was scheduled to begin Tuesday and -- for the time...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 3:30 PM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — For all his birdies Saturday, two big pars kept Martin Laird in control at the Phoenix Open.
Laird made 10-footers for par on the 16th and 18th holes and had a 3-under 68, giving him a three-shot lead going into the final...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 2:54 PM
A year to forget for an injury-plagued Tiger Woods was savored 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...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 4:22 PM
It isn't too often that Tiger Woods gets enthusiastic about finishing a tournament 26 strokes off the lead.
But the grin on his face after the Hero World Challenge in early December had nothing to do with the score and everything to do with playing...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Golf, 2014 in review
• With all those Scottish fans chanting and singing and the photographers jostling for position, it seemed as if Rory McIlroy might get swallowed up by the crowd. Extricating himself for the briefest of moments, the...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 8:44 AM
PHILADELPHIA -- There was not much change to the men's world rankings as there were just two changes inside the top 20 this week.
Rory McIlroy finished the year as the No. 1 ranked player as he holds a comfortable lead atop the rankings.
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:11 AM
The 2014 European Tour's championship finale lacks some drama this week, with Rory McIlroy already clinching the season-long Race to Dubai title. So runner-up Henrik Stenson needs to find an alternate motivation.
At the very least, the Swedish golfer...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:12 AM
A long-running lawsuit against his former management company has Rory McIlroy feeling "annoyed," but the world's top-ranked golfer says he is trying to focus on finishing the season with a bang.
Speaking to reporters before the DP World Tour...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:01 AM
A short break seems to have done Rory McIlroy some good.
The No. 1 player in the world returned from a month away from the game to grab an early share of the lead at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai on Thursday.
“You never expect to start...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Somewhere around the 12th hole, Henrik Stenson found himself running out of steam.
"I had to really focus hard and drag myself over the finish line," he said.
The Swedish golfer might have felt tired, but he didn't play that way. Stenson birdied two...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott weren't paired together for the first two rounds of the Australian Open because organizers wanted to split their marquee players among morning and afternoon groups for the spectators and television.
After Thursday's opening...