Rory McIlroy is nothing if not bold. He’s a Manchester United fan who hopes Liverpool win the Champions League final on Saturday, admits he enjoyed his round of golf with Donald Trump, and he’s back at Wentworth, where he has missed the cut four times in his previous eight outings at the BMW PGA Championship, the European Tour’s flagship event.
Thu, 24 May, 2018
Neil Manchip almost made it as an elite pro golfer but found his calling as a coach and has inspired Ireland’s rise as a world power in the sport. He is in Augusta this week, as Shane Lowry’s coach. But he doesn’t like to describe their relationship that way...
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
It says much about Michael Bannon’s place in Team McIlroy that before Rory sank his winning putt in the Valhalla darkness he took a moment to look for his father Gerry and then the man who has been his instructor since he was a small boy.
Tue, 12 Aug, 2014
Rory McIlroy clearly displayed how driven he remains to end the season on a victory note in avoiding the distraction of a row of Ferraris, a former Miss World and a golf course full of stunning models at the Els Club in Dubai.
Fri, 22 Nov, 2013
It takes a lot to rile Rory McIlroy these days but Nick Faldo’s insistence that his move to Nike is “dangerous” raised the Down man’s hackles ahead of his first-round showdown with pal Shane Lowry in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship at Dove Mountain.
Wed, 20 Feb, 2013