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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 ...
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U.S. Open at Winged Foot: Justin Thomas Is the First-Round Leader After a 65

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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.
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US Open 2020: Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood in contention at Winged Foot

Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood sit two strokes off the lead at the US Open as American Justin Thomas sets the early pace.
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Whicker: The Open wasn’t tough Thursday, but Patrick Reed still got going

Winged Foot Golf Club abandoned its butt-kicking ways on Thursday. In doing so, it might have dropped its guard to a willing combatant like Patrick Reed. The U.S. Open is the ornery uncle of major golf championships. Reed fits its personality type. In the first round he shot four-under-par 66 from places that normally would have dealt him a 76, and only Justin Thomas (65) beat him. Out of a possible 14 fairways, all of them bordered by the kind of grass that surrounds condemned homes, Reed hit o...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mexico City, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Patrick Reed, Wgc, Thomas, Alexander, Reed, Mamaroneck, Kapalua, USGA, Whicker


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.
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Sugrue braced for rough ride: "It is proper silage like, you cannot get anything out of it"

Joaquin Niemann plays from the rough during the practice round at the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course) in Mamaroneck, N.Y. on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. (USGA/Robert Beck) Expectations can be a huge burden but Mallow amateur has taken a leaf of Rory McIlroy’s book as he faces the golfing challenge of his life at Winged Foot today.The...
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U.S. Open at Winged Foot: Thursday and Friday Tee Times and Tournament Notes

By USGA MAMARONECK, N.Y. – The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced tee times for the first two rounds of the 2020 U.S. Open Championship, Thursday (Sept. 17) and Friday (Sept. 18), at 7,477-yard, par-70 Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course), in Mamaroneck, N.Y. The U.S. Open is a 72-hole, stroke-play competition. A field of 144 players will play 18 holes of stroke play on Sept. 17 and 18, after which the field will be reduced to the low 60 scores and ties. Those players making the...
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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...
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Sugrue wary of Winged Foot test

Shane Lowry looks over a putt on the eighth green during the practice round at the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course) in Mamaroneck, N.Y. on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. (USGA/Robert Beck) Mallow’s James Sugrue wasn’t even born for the Massacre of Winged Foot in 1974 and he was just nine when Phil Mickelson, Colin Montgomerie and Pádraig...
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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


Justin Thomas wins PGA of America Player of the Year gong

Justin Thomas drives on the 16th tee during the second round of the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club on September 05, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) Justin Thomas edged Jon Rahm to capture his second PGA of America Player of the Year Award, presented by the PGA of America for excellence by a PGA TOUR professiona...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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"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


18-time PGA Tour winner Rory McIlroy and wife Erica Stoll welcome baby girl

Rory McIlroy and wife Erica Stoll welcomed a baby girl into the world on Monday.
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Rory McIlroy: Golfer becomes father after wife Erica gives birth to baby daughter

Rory McIlroy's wife Erica has given birth to the couple's first child, the four-time major winner reveals.
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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...
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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.
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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 ...
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BMW Championship: Rory McIlroy in joint lead in Chicago

Rory McIlroy is one of only two players to finish under par at the BMW Championship on Friday - taking a share of the overall lead.
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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...
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BMW Championship: Rory McIlroy three shots off lead in Chicago

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy and England's Matthew Fitzpatrick are three strokes behind leader Hideki Matsuyama after the BMW Championship first round.
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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 ...
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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


Sharvin just seven back at Celtic Manor

Connor Syme and his caddie. Picture: Getty Images Cormac Sharvin battled to a two-under 69 to go into the final round just two strokes outside the top 10 in the ISPS HANDA Wales Open at The Celtic Manor Resort.The Ardglass man (27) is tied for 21st on level par with Jonny Caldwell 58th after a 71 and Paul Dunne 71st after a two-over 73.Sharvin is seve...
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