Latest Rory McIlroy News

Spaun leads playoff opener; Scheffler, McIlroy miss cut

Aug. 12, 2022 20:40 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — J.J. Spaun hopes he's only getting started on the road to the FedEx Cup finale. Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth will have to wait another week. As for Jason Day, his season is over. Spaun made a late birdie for a 3-under 67 to...

Fowler, Day make early bid in Memphis to keep season going

Aug. 11, 2022 20:03 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Rickie Fowler and Jason Day faced enough stress just to make sure they got into the PGA Tour's postseason. Now that they're here, they want to keep going. Fowler had a change of caddies and putters and finally started to see some putts fall, though still not...

FedEx Cup playoffs are here and LIV Golf a lingering topic

Aug. 10, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Perhaps it was only fitting that a violent thunderstorm hit the TPC Southwind right about the time a federal judge in California ruled against a motion that would have allowed three players who cashed in on LIV Golf to play for $75 million in bonus money on the PGA Tour. ...

Rickie Fowler decides to part ways with caddie Joe Skovron

Aug. 09, 2022 20:27 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Rickie Fowler narrowly avoided missing the FedEx Cup playoffs for the second straight year, and he will proceed with a new caddie. Fowler is parting ways with Joe Skovron, a childhood friend and the only fulltime caddie he has ever had. “It...

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,...