Latest Rory McIlroy News

PGA Tour postseason begins in Memphis in chase for FedEx Cup

Aug. 09, 2022 12:31 PM EDT

PGA TOUR FEDEX ST. JUDE CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Memphis, Tennessee. Course: TPC Southwind. Yardage: 7,243. Par: 70. Prize money: $15 million. Winner's share: $2.7 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-7 p.m. (Golf Channel);...

Column: Monahan underestimated only the loyalty of players

Aug. 09, 2022 12:05 PM EDT

On different occasions in golf's summer of discontent, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy delivered key messages that illustrate what PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan got wrong. McIlroy was asked at the U.S. Open if he had lost respect for players in their prime years who were taking...

Kim arrives on PGA Tour with 61 to win Wyndham Championship

Aug. 08, 2022 03:26 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The last five weeks feels like three months to 20-year-old Joohyung “Tom” Kim, and for good reason. The South Korean kid who named himself after a cartoon train is on the fast track. He got a rare PGA Tour start in the Scottish Open because of his...

Column: Temptation of Saudi cash at LIV is in prize fund

Aug. 02, 2022 14:59 PM EDT

Pat Perez said having a chance to be part of the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series was like winning the lottery. He wasn't far off. Perez didn't mince words — he rarely does — when explaining his reason for joining. It was a chance to play less and get paid more. He even was seen at a...

Women go to Muirfield, regular-season finale for PGA Tour

Aug. 02, 2022 11:09 AM EDT

ROYAL & ANCIENT GOLF CLUB AND LPGA TOUR AIG WOMEN'S BRITISH OPEN Site: Muirfield, Scotland. Course: Muirfield. Yardage: 6,649. Par: 71. Prize money: $6.8 million. Winner's share: $1.02 million. Television:...

Donald takes over for Stenson as Europe's Ryder Cup captain

Aug. 01, 2022 15:25 PM EDT

Luke Donald jumped at a second chance to be Ryder Cup captain for Europe, taking over just 14 months before the 2023 matches in Italy without knowing whether players who sign up for the Saudi riches of LIV Golf will be available to him. Donald only knew that unlike Henrik Stenson,...

Geoff Ogilvy 'scratching the itch' to play PGA Tour again

Jul. 26, 2022 17:23 PM EDT

Geoff Ogilvy walked into the locker room two weeks ago at the Barracuda Championship and didn’t recognize many faces. He’s pretty sure they didn’t recognize him, either. “They were probably thinking, ‘Who’s that old guy with the beard and no hair?‘” he said. ...

LIV in New Jersey, PGA has more top-20 players in Detroit

Jul. 26, 2022 11:00 AM EDT

PGA TOUR ROCKET MORTGAGE CLASSIC Site: Detroit. Course: Detroit GC. Yardage: 7,370. Par: 72. Prize money: $8.4 million. Winner’s share: $1.512 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday,...

Young, Theegala lead a strong class of PGA Tour rookies

Jul. 19, 2022 11:35 AM EDT

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — This is turning out to be a strong group of rookies on the PGA Tour, including three players with one thing in common down the home stretch: None has won yet. The lone winner among PGA Tour rookies is Chad Ramey in the Dominican Republic. His only other...

Column: Major disappointments belong to more than McIlroy

Jul. 19, 2022 10:41 AM EDT

The trouble with winning so much so early is that the losing can feel worse than it really is. The British Open stung Rory McIlroy, even if he said it wasn't life or death. It might have hurt even more than his 80 in the final round of the 2011 Masters. He was only 21 back then,...