We’re told major championships are golf’s grandest theatre, though there are a handful of stages where the spotlight shines ever so brighter. Pebble Beach did nothing to refute its standing this week.
After a one-under 70 on Saturday, Rory McIlroy enters the final round of the U.S. Open five strokes off the lead of Gary Woodland. Not out of it but not exactly breathing down his neck.
The tell made its appearance on the 11th. Every golfer has one, that distinguishing feature that lets the galleries know they’re cooking.
Rory is on the radar at Pebble Beach.
U.S. Open 2019: Rory McIlroy’s recent major woes have more to do with how they start than how they finish
Without a great start, there have been no happy endings in major championships for Rory McIlroy.
We broke down this year's field—156 players—into various segments based on their likelihood of winning.
Attempts to quantify momentum in sports, however scientific the studies, tend not to elucidate and occasionally invite mockery.
This is McIlroy’s second win of the 2018-’19 season, the first coming in March at the Players Championship.
Mark Blinch/Getty Images Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) plays his shot from the seventh tee during the third round of the RBC Canadian Open at Hamilton Golf and Country Club on June ...
Rory McIlroy, a former U.S. Open champion, said this year’s U.S. Open at Pebble Beach might be a make or break championship for the USGA.
PGA Championship 2019: The PGA’s new May date has tour pros rethinking how they prep for major season
With the coming and going of the Masters, the major season is in full bloom. A year ago, we’d still be waiting another month for the next one. Not anymore.
According to reports, McIlroy’s team finally filed for membership before the European Tour’s May 1 deadline last week.
Padraig Harrington gets wish as captain’s picks for 2020 European Ryder Cup team go from four to three
As he intimated shortly after his appointment in January, European Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington will add only three captain’s picks to the nine automatic qualifiers that will make up the Old World’s 2020 team at Whistling Straits.
Rory McIlroy has won the Wells Fargo Championship twice, both times in dominant fashion. To win at Quail Hollow for a third time, McIlroy won’t need a 62 or 61, but he’ll need to come from behind like he did in 2010.
Matching McIlroy’s 66 was Joel Dahmen, who birdied two of his final four holes to join the Northern Irishman at the top of the leaderboard.
Rory McIlroy has long built his game around the success of his driving. So when he struggled mightily with it in the first major of the year, the Masters, there was work to be done.
We asked Golf Digest 50 Best Teacher Mike Jacobs to help break down some close-up images of eight great players to explain what exactly you can see in the swing—and what’s hidden below the surface.
Key stats Friday after two rounds of the 83rd Masters.