Rory Mcilroy

Willett Proves Himself a True Golfing Warrior

Mark Flanagan | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Sport
Mark Flanagan

Twenty years ago an Englishman shot 67 to stun the world and win the Masters, beating a great champion who suffered a brutal and shocking collapse...

Rory McIlroy Gets Little Sympathy Over Ill-Timed Kickabout With The Lads

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK

Taking a tumble during a kickabout with the lads isn’t usually a problem…unless you’re a world golf pro and you’re left facing the prospect of...

Whoops! Niall Horan's Golf Caddy Career Gets Off To A Shaky Start

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

One Direction star Niall Horan tried something a little different this week, acting as a golf caddy for Rory McIlroy. However, his day at the Par ...

Who's Going to Win the Masters?

John Lawless | Posted 06.06.2015 | UK Sport
John Lawless

Armed with my limited wisdom and even more limited golfing skill-set, here's who I think is going to be there or thereabouts come close-of-play on Sunday 12 April...

Sports Personality 2014: Why We Should All Vote for Jo

David Fearnhead | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Sport
David Fearnhead

Some multi-millionaire shins a ball into the back of the net and it triggers the commentator to release his pent-up load of superlatives. In sport, tags such as legend are applied with all the exclusivity of pigeon poop in Trafalgar Square.

Sports Personality Of The Year Shortlist In 10 Awe-Inspiring Pics

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Sport

Rory McIlroy, Gareth Bale and Lewis Hamilton are among the ten nominees for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014 award. Six men and five wom...

'We Don't Litigate Against Each Other' - Big Phil Aims Dig At McIlroy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Sport

Ryder Cup veteran Phil Mickelson could not resist a tongue-in-cheek dig at the only element of Europe's preparations which had the slightest whiff of ...

McGinley Set To Keep McIlroy And McDowell Apart

The Huffington Post UK & PA | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Sport

Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell were kept apart on Tuesday as Europe's players prepared for their first official practice rounds ahead of the 40th Ry...

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Comedy

It's been a week for leaping... Local students seem happy with their A Level results:— Nick Pettigrew (@Nick_Pettigrew...

How Far Away Is McIlroy From The Immortals?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Sport

Still just 25, Rory McIlroy's victory in the US PGA Championship at Valhalla was his fourth major title and made him the first player to win back-to-b...

One-Shot For Glory: McIlroy Wins Second Major In A Row At Valhalla

PA | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Sport

Rory McIlroy claimed his second major title in four weeks and a third win in succession in a thrilling, weather-affected climax to the US PGA Champion...

The Name's McIlroy... Rory's Accidental Partridge Contender

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Sport

Rory McIlroy struck the pose, albeit the wrong one, as he haplessly imitated James Bond's signature gun barrel move and ended up channeling the spirit...

Manners cost nothing, Rory

Aaron Gratton | Posted 20.09.2014 | UK Sport
Aaron Gratton

Rules prohibited Rory McIlroy from signing an autograph for a young fan after winning The Open Championship on Sunday, but did he need to shove him away? ... Would as many people be sticking up for him if he wasn't one of the country's biggest sporting success stories?

LOOK: These Are The Players Rory McIlroy Must Match For Golfing Glory

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Sport

Rory McIlroy's victory in the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool gave the 25-year-old his third major title and completed three-quarters of the care...

McIlroy Sets Sights on Woods and Nicklaus

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Sport

Rory McIlroy celebrated his Open triumph by drinking red wine out of the Claret Jug, but was also quick to target more major success following his har...

LOOK: Golf Fans Take Good Old British Weather In Their Stride At The Open

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK Sport

The predicted thunderstorms failed to materialise, but Rory McIlroy provided plenty of fireworks to take a stranglehold on the 143rd Open Championship...

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 20 June 2014

Paddy Duffy | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

Some people like sport. Some do not. Neither is incorrect. But until Big Bang Theory retakes its place as the sole TV omnipotent, the World Cup is impossible to avoid. Although thanks to good-spirited wombling Japanese fans, at least you won't trip over it's mess.

McIlroy To Represent Ireland At 2016 Olympics

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Sport

Rory McIlroy will represent Ireland at the Rio Olympics in 2016. Golf makes its return to the Games for the first time since 1904, and the 25-year-...

Karmer Savours 'Exceptional' 65 As He Leads US Open

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Sport

Former world number one Martin Kaymer said on Wednesday eight over par would represent a good score after four rounds at the US Open, but the 29-year-...

McIlroy Breaks Off Wozniacki Engagement

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Sport

Rory McIlroy has broken off his engagement to former world No.1 tennis player Caroline Wozniacki just days after sending out wedding invitations. T...

LOOK: McIlroy And Wozniacki Pucker Up At The Masters (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Sport

Masters favourite Rory McIlroy had fiancé Caroline Wozniacki acting as his caddie for the second year running at the Augusta National Par 3 Contest. ...

Masters 2014: The Experts' Tips To Win At Augusta (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Sport

Phil Mickelson insists he is nervous about competing at Augusta National this week, despite having won three green jackets and recording 11 other top-...

US Masters 2014: The Biggest Augusta Heartbreaks (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Sport

Augusta National, host of the most hallowed greens in the world, will play host to the 78th edition of the US Masters later this week. US Masters 2...

Abu Dhabi: A Leading Winter Golf Destination

Stuart Forster | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

The weather during January is ideal for playing golf. Daytime temperatures creep above 20 centigrade, the sun shines much of the time and light breezes are common. Increasing numbers of players are aware of this and heading to Abu Dhabi to play at a time of year when courses closer to home are affected by cold and inclement weather.

The Mental and Emotional Game of Sport

Mark Foster | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Sport
Mark Foster

Performing at an elite level of sport requires a tough mental and emotional discipline and that is not a given thing, it has to be learned. Its just as big a part of your training as the hours in the pool, the gym or the track. How you approach the mental and emotional side of sport will teach you more about yourself than any formal education, and probably be the biggest lesson you will learn... at elite level, you have to learn how to lose and your emotional response to losing is what toughens you up and teaches you who you are.