Posts Tagged ‘Rory McIlroy’

Rory McIlroy Withdraws From 2016 Olympic Games

Rory McIlroy, who was chosen to represent Ireland in Brazil’s 2016 Olympic games, announced in July that he would not be competing. The Northern Irish golfer issued an official statement, explaining that his concerns about the mosquito-borne Zika virus were behind this change of heart. The virus has been speculated to result in extreme birthRead more..

Rory McIlroy Wins PGA
Championship

Rory McIlroy, the world-renowned Northern Irish golfer, won the 96th annual PGA championship on August 11 at the Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, KY. In a closely fought match that was anyone’s game, McIlroy, currently the number one golf player in the world, defeated Phil Mickelson by one shot. Throughout the competition the lead wentRead more..

Rory McIlroy Becomes Number One

Rory McIlroy was hitting 40-yard drives at the age of two. By eight he was the youngest full member of the Holywood Golf Club, which sits just outside of Belfast, and by 11 he was shooting level par around the Club’s par-69 course. It is not entirely by coincidence that McIlroy’s story so closely resemblesRead more..