Rory McIlroy

Jason Day, of Australia, cries after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament Sunday. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

G’Day: Aussie outlasts Spieth for first major

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — A year of major heartache ended with Jason Day…

 

Dustin Johnson reacts after making an eagle putt on the 16th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on Thursday at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis. (Jae Hong/AP)

Johnson sets pace at Whistling Straits

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Rory McIlroy was nervous about his game. Jordan Spieth…

 

Jordan Spieth hits a shot on the third hole during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis. (Brynn Anderson/AP)

The battle at the top with McIlroy, Spieth

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Rory McIlroy faces a different set of questions from…

 

Tiger Woods speaks during a news conference ahead of a practice round at the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland on Tuesday. (Jon Super/AP)

Tiger fading away, but we still must watch

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — To the very end, until he decided to…

Tiger Woods speaks during a news conference ahead of a practice round at the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland on Tuesday. (Jon Super/AP)
With the clubhouse in the background Jordan Spieth of the United States reacts after playing a shot on the first green during a practice round at St Andrews Golf Club prior to the start of the British Open Golf Championship, in St. Andrews, Scotland, Monday, July 13, 2015. (Jon Super/AP Photo)

Spieth arrives at St. Andrews, resumes Grand Slam quest

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — There was no escaping Jordan Spieth even before…

With the clubhouse in the background Jordan Spieth of the United States reacts after playing a shot on the first green during a practice round at St Andrews Golf Club prior to the start of the British Open Golf Championship, in St. Andrews, Scotland, Monday, July 13, 2015. (Jon Super/AP Photo)
McIlroy  ruptured a ligament in his left ankle while playing soccer less than two weeks before the start of his British Open title defense. The Northern Irish golfer gave no indication how long he would be out in the announcement Monday on his Instagram account, only saying that he is "working hard to get back as soon as I can." (Rory McIlroy via AP)

Rory McIlroy pulls out of British Open

The photo Rory McIlroy posted to Instagram on Wednesday shows his feet…

McIlroy  ruptured a ligament in his left ankle while playing soccer less than two weeks before the start of his British Open title defense. The Northern Irish golfer gave no indication how long he would be out in the announcement Monday on his Instagram account, only saying that he is "working hard to get back as soon as I can." (Rory McIlroy via AP)
Eric Risberg/APRory McIlroy celebrates after making an eagle putt on the 18th

McIlroy top of the world at Match Play Championship

Rory McIlroy didn't need a comeback in his final game to win…

Eric Risberg/APRory McIlroy celebrates after making an eagle putt on the 18th
Eric Risberg/APRory McIlroy and Paul Casey will finish the WGC-Cadillac match play Sunday after the final round was delayed because of darkness.

Spander: Suns sets on WGC Cadillac field

Mother Nature won this one. The people running the WGC-Cadillac match play…

Eric Risberg/APRory McIlroy and Paul Casey will finish the WGC-Cadillac match play Sunday after the final round was delayed because of darkness.
Danny Moloshok/AP PhotoDustin Johnson tees off on the second hole during the second round of the Northern Trust Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles on Friday

Reading the tea leaves from the West Coast Swing

PALM BEACH GARDENS — The Florida swing is the unofficial start of…

Danny Moloshok/AP PhotoDustin Johnson tees off on the second hole during the second round of the Northern Trust Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles on Friday
Gregory Bull/AP PhotoJason Day

Harder than ever to win on the PGA Tour

PEBBLE BEACH — Five weeks into the new year, all five winners…

Gregory Bull/AP PhotoJason Day

Taking a look at the ups and downs of sports

Peaks and valleys. Highs and lows. The essence of sports, yet another…

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McIlroy wins PGA in thrilling show on soggy turf

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rory McIlroy stood over a 10-inch putt in gathering…

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AP Photo/John LocherRory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy surges to lead with 67 at soggy PGA

On a soggy day at Valhalla, Rory McIlroy put himself in a…

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David J. Phillip/APRory McIlroy signs autographs after a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Tuesday in Louisville

Rory McIlroy wary of all the hype entering PGA Championship

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Golf stories about Rory McIlroy are a lot more…

David J. Phillip/APRory McIlroy signs autographs after a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Tuesday in Louisville
Jeff Chiu/APPGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem speaks between the Presidents Cup trophy

McIlroy heads to Oak Hill still searching for confidence

Twelve months ago, Rory McIlroy went into the PGA Championship at Kiawah…

Jeff Chiu/APPGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem speaks between the Presidents Cup trophy
Jeff Chiu/APPGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem speaks between the Presidents Cup trophy

Rory McIlroy hopes he's shaping up into Open contender

ARDMORE, Pa. — From No. 1 to just one of many, Rory…

Jeff Chiu/APPGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem speaks between the Presidents Cup trophy
Getty Images File PhotoRory McIlroy

Does McIlroy have what it takes to go Back to Back?

There’s always someone emphasizing the negative, someone reluctant to acknowledge success, someone…

Getty Images File PhotoRory McIlroy