The Early Lead: Rory McIlroy


Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 10/14/2013

Rory McIlroy, Caroline Wozniacki are fine, tennis player says

Last straw may have been a photo tennis player shared of the golfer on Twitter.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:17 AM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caroline Wozniacki, Rory McIlroy, Tennis

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 06/25/2013

Wimbledon 2013: Maria Kirilenko upset by Laura Robson

With Alex Ovechkin looking on, unseeded Brit ousts Russian who had advances to the quarterfinals last year.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:59 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Maria Kirilenko, Rory McIlroy, Tennis

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 06/14/2013

Is Tiger Woods hurt? He felt 'pain' in his arm during U.S. Open (updated)

The world's No. 1 golfer was wincing and shaking his arm during the first round of play.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:25 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Scott, Golf, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods

Posted at 07:54 AM ET, 06/13/2013

U.S. Open 2013 viewer's guide: Where to watch Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson

Weather may be the big story of the day, with storms headed for Merion.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:54 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 06/12/2013

U.S. Open 2013: Weather may complicate first round

It depends on "how lucky or unlucky" we are, USGA official says.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:28 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Scott, Golf, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Adam Scott together in first two rounds of U.S. Open

Also in the group will be Woods's former caddie, Steve Williams. Awwwwkward.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:12 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Scott, Golf, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Tiger Woods texts Rory McIlroy some pithy golf advice

In SFW terms, the world's No. 1 player told the world's formerly No. 1 player to get his game together.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:02 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Masters, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 03/07/2013

WGC 2013: Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Luke Donald together at Doral

The top three players in the world rankings will play together today and tomorrow.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:13 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Rory McIlroy says Honda Classic walkoff was "not the right thing to do"

Golfer says his problems are related to his wisdom teeth, not to his new Nike equipment.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Rory McIlroy

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 03/01/2013

Rory McIlroy withdraws from Honda Classic (updated)

Top-ranked player tells reporters his struggles — 7 over through eight holes — are mental, then attributes them to tooth pain in statement.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:16 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Rory McIlroy

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 01/14/2013

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy in a Nike ad that could crack up Tommy Lee Jones

This all started with a series of playful jabs in 2012.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:23 AM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Golf to ban the use of putters anchored to the body

A proposed ban on the technique of anchoring the putter to the body has drawn a mixed reaction within the sport.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:08 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ernie Els, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 10/17/2012

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy to tee off 2013 at Abu Dhabi

The world's top two ranked golfers will begin 2013 at a European Tour event in Abu Dhabi where they finished 2-3 in 2012.

By Matt Brooks  |  01:13 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, PGA, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods