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Rookie Wolff seeks rare feat at Winged Foot; McIlroy lurking

Matthew Wolff celebrates after finishing with a five-under par 65 during the third round at the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course) in Mamaroneck, N.Y. on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (Chris Keane/USGA) A 21-year-old first-time competitor winning the first U.S. Open contested in September since 1913, which was also the last time a play...
Tags: Sweden, Boston, Sport, United States, South Africa, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Rory Mcilroy, Patrick Reed, Bubba Watson, New Zealand, Belgium, Ncaa, Shane Lowry, Jack Nicklaus, Jordan Spieth


DeChambeau rewrites the script with six-shot US Open win; stunned McIlroy 12 back

Bryson DeChambeau putts on the 17th hole during the third round at the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course) in Mamaroneck, N.Y. on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (Simon Bruty/USGA) Rory McIlroy was almost at a loss for words as he watched Bryson DeChambeau tear Winged Foot apart and romp to six-shot US Open win.The Californian (27) said be...
Tags: New York, Sport, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Lee Westwood, Paul Mcginley, Shane Lowry, Chris Como, Clara, Lowry, US Open, Majors, Lee, Mamaroneck, McIlroy, Bryson DeChambeau


Rory struggles as Reed hits the front and Mad Scientist finds major formula

Patrick Reed tees off on the sixth hole during the second round at the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course) in Mamaroneck, N.Y. on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. (Darren Carroll/USGA) Bryson DeChambeau suggested only "the Gods" know if his "bomb and gouge" strategy will yield a US Open win but Rory McIlroy may need some divine intervention t...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Nick Faldo, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, Patrick Reed, Dustin Johnson, Shane Lowry, Lowry, Majors, Reed, Mamaroneck, HARRIS


McIlroy moves into contention as debutant Wolff leads US Open after three rounds

Matthew Wolff produces a scintillating 65 on Saturday to take a two-shot lead into the final round of the US Open at Winged Foot.
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Wolff leads US Open going into final round, with McIlroy in contention

Matthew Wolff produces a scintillating 65 on Saturday to take a two-shot lead into the final round of the US Open at Winged Foot.
Tags: News, McIlroy, Wolff, Matthew Wolff


Relaxed McIlroy off to a flyer at Winged Foot

Rory McIlroy hits his tee shot on the 17th hole during the first round at the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course) in Mamaroneck, N.Y. on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (Robert Beck/USGA) Rory McIlroy fired his lowest opening round in a Major for six years and walked away almost disappointed not to stamp even harder on a vulnerable Winged ...
Tags: US, Sport, Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Lee Westwood, Patrick Reed, Bubba Watson, Belgium, Dustin Johnson, Shane Lowry, Adam Scott, Majors, Thomas, Reed


McIlroy and Westwood two off leader Thomas at US Open

Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood sit two strokes off the lead at the US Open as American Justin Thomas sets the early pace.
Tags: News, Rory Mcilroy, Lee Westwood, Thomas, McIlroy, Westwood, Justin Thomas


McIlroy two back as Thomas sets US Open clubhouse lead

Rory McIlroy plays his way into contention on day one of the US Open to sit two strokes behind early leader Justin Thomas.
Tags: News, Rory Mcilroy, Thomas, McIlroy


Smitten McIlroy gives Winged Foot the thumbs up

Rory McIlroy hits balls on the practice range during the practice round at the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course) in Mamaroneck, N.Y. on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. (Robert Beck/USGA) Rory McIlroy declared it love at first sight as he gave Winged Foot a massive thumbs up as he bids to end his six-year Major drought in the US Open.Jus...
Tags: US, Sport, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Poppy, Pebble, Pebble Beach, Majors, Mamaroneck, McIlroy, Erica, USGA, Oakmont, Shinnecock Hills, Rory McIlroy Rory McIlroy, Erin Hills


McDowell reluctantly opts out of Irish Open

Graeme McDowell © USGA/JD Cuban Graeme McDowell has made “the very difficult decision” not to travel home for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open and opted instead to defend his Corales Punta Cana Resort and Club Championship title in the Dominican Republic.The Portrush ace (41) was due to host the Irish Open at Mount Juliet in May but following its postp...
Tags: US, San Francisco, Sport, Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, European Tour, Padraig Harrington, Lowry, McIlroy, McDowell, USGA, Harrington, Dubai Duty Free, Arnold Palmer Invitational, Mount Juliet


Lowry begins search for US Open A-game in California

Shane Lowry of Ireland plays his shot from the second tee during the final round of the World Golf Championship-FedEx St Jude Invitational at TPC Southwind on August 02, 2020 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) Shane Lowry gave the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open a massive boost when he confirmed he will delay being reunited with hi...
Tags: Florida, California, Boston, US, Sport, United States, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Northern Ireland, Dustin Johnson, Shane Lowry, Abu Dhabi


Dustin: "I feel like I can play better"

New FedEx Cup champion, Dustin Johnson. Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images Dustin Johnson held off final-round challenges from Xander Schauffele and Justin Thomas to win his first Tour Championship and the $15 million FedEx Cup bonus in Atlanta.The world No 1 started the day five shots clear of his American compatriots on 19-under-par but while ghost...
Tags: Atlanta, Sport, Colombia, Golf, Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Patrick Reed, Dustin Johnson, Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Pebble Beach, Riviera, Augusta, Thomas, Hawai


Johnson closes in on FedEx Cup jackpot

Dustin Johnson plays his shot from the 11th tee during the third round of the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club on September 06, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) Rory McIlroy’s slim hopes of winning the FedEx Cup faded a little more after a level-par 70 left him 11 strokes behind leader Dustin Johnson at the Tour C...
Tags: South Korea, Disney, Atlanta, Georgia, Spain, Sport, United States, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Rory Mcilroy, Henrik Stenson, Sergio Garcia, Pga Tour, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Johnson


Tour Championship wide open as leaders falter at East Lake

Rory McIlroy and the rest of the big guns had a tough day at the office as the pack closed in and left the too-10 covered by just six shots in the Tour Championship in Atlanta.The world’s top four players - Dustin Johnson (level), Jon Rahm (four-over), Justin Thomas (one-over) and McIlroy (one-over)- combined to shoot six-over as players like Sungjae Im (64), Xander Schauffele (65), Collin Morikawa (65) an...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, England, America, Atlanta, Georgia, Spain, Sport, IM, United States, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Dubai, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka


McIlroy closes gap in FedEx Cup race

Rory McIlroy. Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images Rory McIlroy fired a warning shot across the bows of his FedEx Cup rivals when he finished with a hat-trick of birdies to open with a superb six-under 64 in the Tour Championship in Atlanta.Playing his first round since becoming a dad on Monday, the two-time FedEx Cup winner rattled in 105-feet of putts a...
Tags: Sport, Chicago, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Dustin Johnson, Johnson, McIlroy, Bryson DeChambeau, Rahm, East Lake, Andy Lyons Getty, Justin Thomas, Billy Horschel, Tyrrell Hatton, Sebastian Munoz


McIlroy reborn? — "The trials and tribulations of the golf course don't seem to matter that much"

Rory McIlroy. Photo by Christian Petersen/PGA of America/PGA of America via Getty Images Rory McIlroy believes fatherhood will give tour life "a different perspective" as he chases a record third FedEx Cup win and a cool $15 million jackpot at the Tour Championship in Atlanta.Under the staggered scoring system, he begins his title defence in 12th plac...
Tags: Atlanta, Sport, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Dustin Johnson, Johnson, McIlroy, East Lake, Justin Thomas, Billy Horschel, Tyrrell Hatton, Sebastian Munoz, Jon Rahm, Mackenzie Hughes, Viktor Hovland


"Bob Torrance would be drooling over those golf swings"

Rory McIlroy might be looking for a third FedEx Cup win but his career success will be calibrated in Major wins, not Tour Championships.The question now is whether fatherhood will give the Co Down man the freedom to play golf with abandon in the grand slam events and add to his haul of four wins.So far, his dip into self-help books and philosophy has not yielded results in terms of his Major success and wi...
Tags: Atlanta, Sport, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Paul Mcginley, Pga Tour, Brooks Koepka, Bob, Johnson, Rory, McIlroy, Bryson DeChambeau, Rahm, Justin Thomas, McGinley, Olympia Fields


McIlroy 'waiting on a phone call' and will leave tournament if wife goes into labour

Rory McIlroy says he is "just waiting for a phone call" at the BMW Championship as he awaits the birth of his first child with wife Erica Stoll.
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McIlroy awaiting birth of first child: "We're really excited and can't wait for her to get here"

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his shot from the ninth tee during the third round of the BMW Championship on the North Course at Olympia Fields Country Club on August 29, 2020 in Olympia Fields, Illinois. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) Impending fatherhood is just one of the challenges Rory McIlroy will have to deal with today after a th...
Tags: Japan, Australia, Spain, Sport, Chicago, Colombia, Canada, United States, Chile, Golf Channel, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Bubba Watson, Northern Ireland, Dustin Johnson


McIlroy three shots back as Johnson & Matsuyama share lead

Dustin Johnson and Hideki Matsuyama lead the BMW Championship by two shots with Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm both three strokes back.
Tags: News, Rory Mcilroy, Dustin Johnson, Johnson, McIlroy, Hideki Matsuyama, Matsuyama, Jon Rahm


McIlroy finds drive and focus in BMW test

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays his fourth shot on the fifth green during the second round of the BMW Championship on the North Course at Olympia Fields Country Club on August 28, 2020 in Olympia Fields, Illinois. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images Driving the ball well is the heartbeat of Rory McIlroy’s game and that was key to his race to the ...
Tags: Japan, Australia, Boston, Sport, Canada, United States, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Bubba Watson, Northern Ireland, Dustin Johnson, Bmw, Illinois, Taylor, Adam Scott


McIlroy narrows his focus: "If you need someone to shoot between even par and 2-under, I'm your man"

Hideki Matsuyama of Japan plays his shot from the 15th tee during the first round of the BMW Championship on the North Course at Olympia Fields Country Club on August 27, 2020 in Olympia Fields, Illinois. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) Like the distracted student who suddenly finds some focus three weeks before a major examination, Rory McIlroy sh...
Tags: Japan, Boston, Sport, Chicago, Canada, United States, Golf, Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Nba, Mlb, Dustin Johnson, Illinois, Woods, Wta


McIlroy laments lack of fire: "I feel I've just been going through the motions"

Dustin Johnson of the United States celebrates with the trophy after going 30-under par to win during the final round of The Northern Trust at TPC Boston on August 23, 2020 in Norton, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) Rory McIlroy admits he feels like he’s “going through the motions” after putting in another erratic PGA Tour performance ...
Tags: Boston, Sport, United States, Hawaii, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Patrick Reed, Dustin Johnson, Bmw, Johnson, Pebble Beach, Daniel Berger, Norton


Johnson cruises five clear as Rory and Tiger make up the numbers

Dustin Johnson of the United States plays his shot on the fourth tee during the third round of The Northern Trust at TPC Boston on August 22, 2020 in Norton, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) Dustin Johnson produced the birdie-eagle finish he wishes he’d made on Friday to take a five-stroke lead into the final round of the Northern Trust...
Tags: Australia, Massachusetts, Sport, United States, South Africa, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Justin Rose, Pga Tour, Patrick Reed, Northern Ireland, Dustin Johnson, Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Pebble Beach, Paul Casey


FedEx Cup reverse for Lowry and McDowell; McIlroy five behind in Boston

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays a second shot on the 17th hole during the first round of The Northern Trust at TPC Boston on August 20, 2020 in Norton, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) The FedEx Cup hopes of Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell are hanging by a thread after disappointing opening rounds in the Northern Trust at TPC Bos...
Tags: UK, England, Wales, Scotland, Boston, Sport, Colombia, United States, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, European Tour, Bubba Watson, Northern Ireland


McIlroy puts family first; AIG Women's Open test for Irish trio

TROON, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 18: Olivia Mehaffey of Northern Ireland looks on during a practice round ahead of the AIG Women's Open 2020 at Royal Troon on August 18, 2020 in Troon, Scotland. (Photo by R&A - Handout/R&A via Getty Images) Rory McIlroy will put family time ahead of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open as he faces a five-week battle for FedEx Cup a...
Tags: Scotland, Sport, Aig, Chicago, Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, European Tour, Northern Ireland, Brooks Koepka, Shane Lowry, Daniel Berger, Royal Troon, Muirfield


Northern Trust Course ‘Keeps You A Little Bit Off-Balance,’ Says Dottie Pepper About TPC Boston

Boston (CBS) — The Northern Trust opens up the FedExCup Playoffs this week at TPC Boston. The field, finalized at the Wyndham Championship last weekend, includes the top 125 players in the FedExCup standings, determined by points earned at tournaments throughout the PGA Tour’s 2019-2020 regular season. Not coincidentally, the field also includes most of the world’s top players. The Field All but one of the world’s top 25 players will be in action, including top-ranked Jon Rahm and recent numbe...
Tags: Europe, Sports, Chicago, United States, Rory Mcilroy, Justin Rose, Pga Tour, Patrick Reed, Wgc, CBS Sports, Jordan Spieth, Thomas, Spieth, McIlroy, Bryson, Mickelson


5 Cool Golf Games to Play on Rainy Days

Image Source: Pixabay Playing golf in the great outdoors is a glorious experience, so long as the weather conditions stay fine and dry. But as soon as the wind picks up and the dark clouds gather round, you’ll be eager to scurry inside before the rains lash down and spoil everyone’s good time.Thankfully in the 21st century, there are lots of ways to k...
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McIlroy at a loss to explain major drought: "I can't really put my finger on it"

Collin Morikawa poses with the Wanamaker Trophy at TPC Harding Park. Photo by Darren Carroll/PGA of America) Rory McIlroy launched a staunch attack on Brooks Koepka’s macho mind games as he extended his major drought to six years in the PGA Championship in San Francisco.The Co Down man (31) made an eagle two, two birdies and two bogeys in closing a 68...
Tags: England, US, San Francisco, Sport, Pga, PGA of America, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Keegan Bradley, Pga Tour, Denmark, Dustin Johnson, Cbs, Brooks Koepka, Johnson, Shane Lowry


Johnson leads as Koepka lurks in chasing posse at PGA Championship

Dustin Johnson of the United States lines up a putt on the 11th green during the third round of the 2020 PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park on August 08, 2020 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/PGA of America/PGA of America via Getty Images) Dustin Johnson will be seeking to turn the 54-hole lead into a major win for the firs...
Tags: Sport, Getty Images, United States, Pga, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Justin Rose, Cameron, Clarke, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Johnson, Shane Lowry, Jordan Spieth, Pebble Beach