Latest Rory McIlroy News

McIlroy and Reed both 6-under after 1st round in Dubai

Jan. 27, 2023 10:31 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy and Patrick Reed produced big first-round finishes at the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday in what could lead to an intriguing showdown as the competition heads to a Monday conclusion. LIV Golf series players Richard Bland and Ian...

Reed fares better than McIlroy after delayed start in Dubai

Jan. 26, 2023 11:56 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Patrick Reed fared better than Rory McIlroy after some pre-tournament friction as the Dubai Desert Classic got off to a wet start Thursday with only 11 players managing to finish their weather-affected first rounds. Play only began at the European...

McIlroy snubs Reed, in no mood for reconciliation in Dubai

Jan. 25, 2023 17:12 PM EST

Another battle between Rory McIlroy and Patrick Reed began to take shape Wednesday. As one of the most vocal critics of the LIV Golf breakaway league, McIlroy felt mentally drained at the end of last year and decided to put his clubs away for a few weeks. “It’s...

Column: Rahm's big run is putting everyone in golf on notice

Jan. 24, 2023 11:25 AM EST

Davis Thompson, a 23-year-old PGA Tour rookie and former No. 1 amateur, needed only five words to indicate the odds he faced in the final round of The American Express. “I'm playing against Jon Rahm.” This isn't the first time Rahm has been regarded as among golf's...

PGA Tour heads to Torrey Pines, European tour stays in UAE

Jan. 24, 2023 09:58 AM EST

PGA TOUR FARMERS INSURANCE OPEN Site: San Diego Course: Torrey Pines GC — South Course (Yardage: 7,765. Par: 72.) and North Course (Yardage: 7,258. Par: 72.) Prize money: $8.7 million. Winner's share: $1.566 million. ...

Column: PGA Tour fields may go from Who's Who to Who's That?

Jan. 17, 2023 12:56 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Activity on the practice range at Waialae used to be predictable. Instead of standing behind players to watch their swings, the more common move was to stand to the side and try to inconspicuously look at the front of the golf bag to see whose name was on it. Such...

Scott decides to join player committee in big year for golf

Jan. 13, 2023 21:35 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Adam Scott has no shortage of opinions on the state of the PGA Tour. Two decades into his career, he decided this was a good time to make sure they were heard. Scott is among 16 players appointed to the Player Advisory Council for 2023. The PAC is the first step...

Morikawa builds 2-shot lead going to weekend at Kapalua

Jan. 06, 2023 23:20 PM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Winless last year for the first time in his young career, Collin Morikawa is playing as though he wants to put that behind him quickly. Morikawa was dialed in with his irons early and took advantage of some of the scoring holes late in his second round Friday...

Column: New year on the PGA Tour more mysterious than ever

Jan. 03, 2023 14:34 PM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — One moment the splash of a humpback whale's tail pierced the Pacific blue below the Plantation Course at Kapalua. Before long, as players began lining up for practice rounds, a brief shower sent everyone seeking cover. It was a fitting start to a new year on...

A new year of elevated events start in paradise for PGA Tour

Jan. 03, 2023 09:56 AM EST

PGA TOUR SENTRY TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS Site: Kapalua, Hawaii. Course: Plantation Course at Kapalua. Yardage: 7,596. Par: 73. Prize money: $15 million. Winner's share: $2.7 million. Television (EST): Thursday-Friday, 6-10...