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  • Restored Pinehurst will test players' patience in U.S. Open

     Restored Pinehurst will test players' patience in U.S. Open
    PINEHURST, N.C. — The 114th U.S. Open begins Thursday with its requisite list of favorites (Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson, Adam Scott), intriguing upstarts (Jordan Spieth, Hideki Matsuyama) and at least one sentimental pick (Phil Mickelson). But...
  • McIlroy opts to represent Ireland at 2016 Games

    (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy says he will represent Ireland at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, putting an end to speculation that he may have chosen to play for Great Britain instead. The 25-year-old two-time major winner was born in Northern...
  • World Cup persuades Rory McIlroy to go Irish for 2016 Olympics

    It was almost two years ago that Rory McIlroy sent shock waves through Ireland by saying he felt more British than Irish and might just represent Britain when golf makes its Olympic debut at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. Now, it seems, he has changed...
  • Rory McIlroy back to golf amid lingering personal questions

    Rory McIlroy back to golf amid lingering personal questions
    In the often taciturn realm of professional athletes, Rory McIlroy always has been markedly patient and candid with the media. But it seems the golfer from Northern Ireland has reached his limit when it comes to discussing his split last week with...
  • On The Fly

    Should 11-year-olds be allowed to play in the U.S. Women's Open? Well, Lucy Li, a sixth-grader from California, qualified last month and will play in the Open starting Thursday. Stacy Lewis, the top-ranked player in the world, told USA Today that she...
  • Rory McIlroy struggles at Memorial Tournament

    Rory McIlroy struggles at Memorial Tournament
    Rory McIlroy tweaked his back during last week's BMW PGA Championship but caught fire through the weekend to win the tournament. Now, perhaps, his luck with injuries has run out. After feeling pain in his left knee, McIlroy got off to a horrendous...
  • Rory McIlroy still in hunt at BMW PGA Championship, sort of

    Rory McIlroy still in hunt at BMW PGA Championship, sort of
    There was good news and bad news for golfer Rory McIlroy on Saturday. Good news: The 25-year-old from Northern Ireland, who recently had a much-publicized breakup with fiance Caroline Wozniacki, shot a third-round 69 to move into a fourth-place tie in...
  • Rory McIlroy blocks out relationship woes to win BMW PGA Championship

    Rory McIlroy blocks out relationship woes to win BMW PGA Championship
    Rory McIlroy, just days removed from a very public breakup with fiancee and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki, shot a six-under-par 66 to wipe out a seven-stroke deficit and win the BMW PGA Championship in Virginia Water, England, on Sunday. The 25-year-...
  • Rory McIlroy breaks off engagement to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki

    Rory McIlroy breaks off engagement to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki
    It was only a few days ago that Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki sent out wedding invitations. Now, one of sport's glitziest power couples has abruptly split, with the golfer from Northern Ireland announcing Wednesday that he has broken off his...
  • Caroline Wozniacki tweets about breakup with Rory McIlroy

    Caroline Wozniacki tweets about breakup with Rory McIlroy
    A day after golfer Rory McIlroy announced that he was breaking off his engagement to Caroline Wozniacki, the Danish tennis star offered her response on Twitter. "It's a hard time for me right now," she wrote. The sports power couple had just sent...
  • Australian Open champ Li Na loses in first round at French Open

    Australian Open champ Li Na loses in first round at French Open
    Much to her dismay, Li Na is familiar with this feeling. She earns a Grand Slam championship, is heralded at home, then shows up at subsequent major tournaments and seemingly forgets how to win. It happened in 2011, after her French Open triumph...
  • World golf rankings under scrutiny at the Players Championship

    World golf rankings under scrutiny at the Players Championship
    As the Players Championship teed off Thursday morning, golf wasn't the only topic of discussion at TPC Sawgrass. It's no secret that some people in the sport believe that the world rankings format should be scrapped. They don't like the two-year...