Rory McIlroy used to dream about playing with Tiger Woods in the final group in the final round of a tournament. Sunday at East Lake, he’ll find out what it feels like for real.
Rory McIlroy wasn’t haven’t it. He understood the question, or perhaps more importantly, why it was asked. But he shut it done immediately.
As good as Rory McIlroy is at driving a golf ball, he might be just as good at driving a car.
“I’ve really played well all year if you think about it. I’ve had so many chances to win—should have won a lot more."
Justin Rose takes a one-stroke lead in BMW Championship, with rain threatening a Sunday (and maybe a Monday) finish
A crowded leader board with Justin Rose atop it will have additional competition on Sunday, when the prevalent question is whether they can beat the weather.
With all due respect to Justin Rose, Rory McIlroy, Xander Schauffele and the rest of the golfers atop the leader board at the BMW Championship, Sunday’s final-round drama won’t be isolated to who wins the tournament title. Just ask Jordan Spieth.
Tiger Woods set a target score, and Rory McIlroy matched it in the first round of the BMW Championship on Thursday. Should it prove to be a preview of the days ahead, well, it won’t necessarily upstage the opening weekend of the NFL, but it likely would put a dent in it.
Tiger Woods spectacularly avoided the hole in which he has often found himself in first rounds this year by summoning shades of glory days gone by on Thursday.
Victory would give Rory McIlroy two wins in an otherwise mostly forgettable 2018 season.
Thorbjorn Olesen grabs Europe’s final automatic Ryder Cup qualifying spot as Thomas Bjorn mulls captain’s picks
For all that the closing holes and four-man playoff won by Matt Wallace provided in terms of drama and excitement on Sunday at the Made in Denmark, for many the main focus of four days at Silkborg Ry Golf Club was the culmination of the European Ryder Cup selection period.
Henrik Stenson won’t earn one of the automatic berths for Team Europe when Ryder Cup qualifying ends in two weeks. Depending on perspective, Stenson’s latest decision could signify his belief that he’s already on the team via captain’s pick.