Rory McIlroy

Birth Day May 4th, 1989
Birth Place Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland
Age 35 Years Old

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Rory Mcllory is Northern Irish professional golfer who is a member of both the European and PGA Tours. For 95 weeks, he was world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking.  He is one of four players to win three majors by the age of 25. McIlroy has been cited as the most exciting young prospect in golf and as having the potential to become one of the highest earners in sports in terms of endorsements. He signed a large endorsement deal with Nike of about $100 million.

Rory McIlroy holds off Jim Furyk to win Players Championship at Sawgrass

Rory McIlroy has won the Players Championship, beating 48-year-old Jim Furyk by one shot after a thrilling final round at Sawgrass. It is his first win in a year and sets him up for an attempt at the career Grand Slam at the Masters next month. "I feel like I'm playing some of the best golf of my life right now and I just need to keep doing the same things," he told. McIlroy, 29, won the US Open in 2011, US PGA in 2012 and 2014 and The Open in 2014 but is yet to win the Masters, which starts on 11 April. He has finished in the top six of all his tournaments in 2019. 

Rory chasing Jon Rahm in Players Championship

Rahm climbed up nine places to finish Saturday a stroke clear at the top of the leader board on 15 under, which included an eagle on the 11th - and could have been better but for an earlier bogey at the sixth at  Players Championship. McIlroy, meanwhile, signed for a 70 after a slow start saw him drop shots on the opening two holes. He also found the water at the 16th but recovered to save par. Hope he can gain with one shot because there are veterans like tiger woods playing with him. He will come strong in the final round and hoping to end with a victory. Rory and Fleetwood are chasing Jon for the top position. Rory has to put all his effort into better performance and take lead in the Championships.  

Early Life, Nationality, Birthday, Ethnicity, Education, Family, Siblings, Wikipedia of Rory McIlroy

Rory was born as the only child of Rosie Mcllory and Gerry Mcllory at Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland on 4 May 1989. His present age is 29 years old but he will be turning 30 as of 2019 on his upcoming birthday on 4th May. His nationality is Northern Irish. His ethnicity is white. His sun sign is Taurus. His religion is Roman Catholic. His other early life will be updated soon.

About his education, he attended St. Patrick's Primary School and also attended Sullivan Upper School. He went to East Tennessee State University for further studies.

Body Measurement of Rory McIlroy

Rory is a very young and handsome gentleman. He is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 73 kg. He has a set of beautiful dark brown eyes and also dark brown hair. His other body measurement will be updated soon.

Career Highlights of Rory McIlroy

Amateur career

  • At the age of 15, McIlroy was a member of Europe's winning 2004 Junior Ryder Cup team; the event was held in Ohio.
  • In August 2006, he won the European Amateur at Biella Golf Club, near Milan, Italy, with a score of 274.
  • In late 2004, at age 15, he signed a letter of intent to play collegiate golf at East Tennessee State University, but after his wins in 2005, he decided to forgo the golf scholarship and continue to play amateur golf in Europe
  • In July 2005, at age 16, McIlroy shot a new competitive course record score of 61 on the Dunluce links of Royal Portrush Golf Club.
  • In October 2006, McIlroy represented Ireland in the Eisenhower Trophy, which is the Amateur World Team Championship.
  • On February 2007, he became the second man to top the World Amateur Golf Ranking, though he lost the top spot after just one week.
  • McIlroy made his first appearance in a European Tour event a few days after turning 16 when he took part in the 2005 British Masters.
  • At the 2007 Open Championship, held at Carnoustie, McIlroy was awarded The Silver Medal as the leading amateur.

Professional career

  • McIlroy turned professional on 18 September 2007, the day before the Quinn Direct British Masters. He signed with International Sports Management.
  • On the 2007 European Tour season, he earned €277,255 and finished in 95th place on the Order of Merit list. He was the highest ranked associate member.
  • Before his season started, Tiger Woods invited McIlroy to play in the 2007 Target World Challenge, held in December, and the 2008 AT&T National, held in July. McIlroy declined the invitation, preferring to play the European Open the week of the AT&T National.
  • He entered the top 200 of the Official World Golf Ranking for the first time on January 2008.
  • McIlroy finished the European Tour season in November 2008 with six top-10 placements and ranked 79th in the World Golf Ranking.
  • He finished the 2008 calendar year at 39th in the world rankings after finishing joint 3rd in the South African Open.
  • His first professional win came at age 19 when he won the Dubai Desert Classic on 1 February 2009, this win took him to 16th in the world rankings.
  • In April 2009, McIlroy made his first Masters Tournament appearance, his first major championship as a professional. 
  • McIlroy played in his second major as a professional at the 2009 U.S. Open.
  • McIlroy finished the 2009 season ranked second on the Race to Dubai, behind Lee Westwood, and in November he entered the top 10 of the world rankings for the first time.
  • McIlroy finished 3rd at the 2010 Abu Dhabi Golf Championship.
  • In the 2010 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, McIlroy beat Kevin Na 1-up in the first round and then lost on a playoff hole to Oliver Wilson.
  • On April, McIlroy shot a bogey-free 7-under-par 65 in the first round of the Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia to take the lead after the first day of the four-day competition.
  • On June 2011, McIlroy amazed the golfing world in capturing his first major championship victory with a mesmerizing performance at the U.S. Open at Congressional in Bethesda, Maryland.
  • In December 2011, he won the UBS Hong Kong Open by two strokes.
  • In 2012, he won third place in Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.
  • On August 2012, McIlroy won the 2012 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island in South Carolina.
  • Also in 2012, he won third in FedEx Cup and won first in Deutsche Bank Championship and BMW Championship. 
  • McIlroy topped the qualification standings for the 2012 Ryder Cup.
  • He won the 2013 Emirates Australian Open on the 72nd hole and withdrew from Honda Classic.
  • In 2014 in England, He won the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth by one stroke.
  • In 2015, He won the European Tour's Omega Dubai Desert Classic for a second time and won the WGC-Cadillac Match Play event held at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco.
  • He won Wells Fargo Championship for the second time by 7 strokes with a tournament record score. 
  • In 2016, He claimed his first victory of the year at his home Irish Open – a tournament hosted by the Rory Foundation.
  • McIlroy signed a $100 million endorsement deal with TaylorMade in 2017 after Nike withdraw the endorsements.
  • In September 2018, he qualified for the European team participating in the 2018 Ryder Cup. 
  • On March 2019, he won The Players Championship with a score of -16 in Ponte Vedra, Florida.

Awards of Rory McIlroy

Over the years of his career, he has won the most important award. Some of the awards are  PGA Player of the Year, PGA Tour Player of the Year, Vardon Trophy, and Byron Nelson Award, Mark H. McCormack Award, Laureus World Sports Award, BBC Northern Ireland Sports Personality of the Year, and  European Tour Golfer of the Year. 

Married or Single or In A Relationship? Is He Gay Or Not? 

He is a married man. He is married to Erica Stoll. Before Erica, He used to date Danish tennis professional Caroline Wozniacki from 2011 to 2014. His sexual orientation is Straight. He is not gay.

Know About His Children:

There is no information about his children but it will be updated soon. 

Net Worth And Salary

His net worth is $130 million and his salary is $37.7 million. He is pretty much satisfied with his income through playing golf and mainly from the endorsements.

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