As Rory McIlroy climbed the hill to the 18th tee at Bethpage Black, he turned to caddie Harry Diamond and said, "I can't remember the last time I played a round of golf without a birdie. I was like, I better birdie this last hole."
Fri, 17 May, 2019
Rory McIlroy will be judged by his major wins but some victories are more significant than others and Monday’s comeback triumph in the Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston may well go down as a watershed in the Co Down man’s career.
Wed, 07 Sep, 2016
It was a comeback that has already established itself among the most astonishing in the annals of sport and must have come as a relief to victorious European captain Jose-Maria Olazabal, who would have serious questions to address had his side have been wiped.
Tue, 02 Oct, 2012
As Rory McIlroy walked to the tenth tee box yesterday, bidding to win his second major championship in as many years, he could have been forgiven for offering two fingers at many of the journalists (myself included) who would have openly questioned his commitment to the game over the past number of months.
Mon, 13 Aug, 2012