| Jan 17, 2015
| 2:29 PM
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Martin Kaymer turned what promised to be an exciting weekend duel with Rory McIlroy into a procession at the Abu Dhabi Championship.
Seeking a fourth title in eight years in Abu Dhabi, Kaymer shot a 7-under 65...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 9:29 PM
HONOLULU — Webb Simpson was so determined to switch to a conventional putting style that he broke his belly putter over his knee so he could never use it again. He might be the most surprised of anyone to be tied for the lead Friday in the Sony...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:33 AM
Rory McIlroy has done pretty well for himself as a professional golfer, but Friday brought a new accomplishment.
Teeing off on the par-3 15th hole at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, the world's top-ranked player scored the first hole-in-one of his...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 11:05 AM
World Golf Ranking's No. 1, Rory McIlroy, committed to play in the Honda Classic at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach, Feb. 23-March 1.
McIlroy, the 2012 Honda Classic champion, lost a four-man playoff to defending champion Russell Henley last...
| Dec 29, 2014
CLERMONT — Madison Bumgarner got Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year award. With all due respect to him, Russell Wilson, Rory McIlroy and other stars, I'll take Sid Beckwith.
He plays golf six days a week and has a girlfriend. Those factors...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...