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Resurgent McIlroy hopes return to Kiawah snaps major drought

Rory McIlroy, fresh off a drought-busting win, is considered by many to be the man to beat in this week's PGA Championship at Kiawah Island's Ocean Course in South Carolina.
File Photo of Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy. (REUTERS)
File Photo of Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy. (REUTERS)
Published on May 18, 2021 12:13 AM IST
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Fore, dad! McIlroy sends errant Masters shot off his father

  • Gerry McIlroy was standing near the right side of the green, watching his son play his second shot from off to the left of the fairway. The ball wound up hitting Gerry McIlroy in the left leg.
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy hits his tee shot on the 2nd hole during the first round.(REUTERS)
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy hits his tee shot on the 2nd hole during the first round.(REUTERS)
Published on Apr 09, 2021 08:36 AM IST
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McIlroy outlines new coaching arrangement with Cowen

  • McIlroy spoke for the first time Thursday about his decision to bring Cowen into his stable, adding that longtime coach Michael Bannon will still be involved.
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits off the 15th tee during a second round match at the Dell Technologies Match Play Championship golf tournament Thursday, March 25, 2021, in Austin, Texas. (AP)
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits off the 15th tee during a second round match at the Dell Technologies Match Play Championship golf tournament Thursday, March 25, 2021, in Austin, Texas. (AP)
Published on Mar 26, 2021 08:44 AM IST
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Rory McIlroy and wife announce birth of their daughter

McIlroy announced on social media that his daughter, Poppy Kennedy McIlroy, was born Monday in Florida.
Rory McIlroy plays a shot from the sixth tee during a practice round for the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament at Colonial Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Raymond Carlin III-USA TODAY Sports
Rory McIlroy plays a shot from the sixth tee during a practice round for the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament at Colonial Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Raymond Carlin III-USA TODAY Sports
Updated on Sep 03, 2020 08:38 PM IST
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Atlanta | By Associated Press

Dustin Johnson wins by 11 shots and is back to No. 1

Johnson played the final two holes in near darkness after a late storm delay and finished with a birdie for an 8-under 63 and an 11-shot victory over Harris English.
Aug 23, 2020; Norton, Massachusetts, USA; Dustin Johnson watches his tee shot on the 4th hole during the final round of The Northern Trust golf tournament at TPC of Boston. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports(USA TODAY Sports)
Aug 23, 2020; Norton, Massachusetts, USA; Dustin Johnson watches his tee shot on the 4th hole during the final round of The Northern Trust golf tournament at TPC of Boston. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 24, 2020 08:25 AM IST
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NORTON | By Associated Press

Just like us: Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy play 18 and then grab a burger

Imagine being able to walk around with two of golf’s best for what felt like a casual round of golf. In their case, it also looked like a casual round.
Tiger Woods, right, has lunch with Rory McIlory, left, during the third round of the Northern Trust golf tournament at TPC Boston, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, in Norton, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)(AP)
Tiger Woods, right, has lunch with Rory McIlory, left, during the third round of the Northern Trust golf tournament at TPC Boston, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, in Norton, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)(AP)
Updated on Aug 23, 2020 06:12 AM IST
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NORTON | By Associated Press

McIlroy seeks return to form at TPC Boston

McIlroy has yet to manage a top-10 finish since the PGA Tour returned from a three-month Covid-19 hiatus but still has plenty of confidence going into the Northern Trust which is being held on a layout where he has won twice before.
Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy
Updated on Aug 20, 2020 10:56 AM IST
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Rory McIlroy says he does not mind a break from Tiger-mania

Woods and McIlroy were grouped with world number one Justin Thomas in the first two rounds of the major, which is being held without fans due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods walk off the 18th green during the second round of the 2014 Omega Dubai Desert Classic.(Getty Images)
Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods walk off the 18th green during the second round of the 2014 Omega Dubai Desert Classic.(Getty Images)
Updated on Aug 08, 2020 11:49 AM IST
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SAN FRANCISCO | By Reuters

Rory McIlroy wants golf to be more racially diverse

The world number one from Northern Ireland said he idolized Tiger Woods when he was growing up and hoped to see more people like the mixed raced, 15-times major champion playing professional golf.
File image of Rory McIlroy.(USA TODAY Sports)
File image of Rory McIlroy.(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Jun 11, 2020 09:20 AM IST
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London | By Reuters

Charles Schwab Challenge: No Tiger Woods and no fans as PGA Tour returns with strong lineup

Play starts on Thursday in the first tournament since the Players Championship was halted in mid-March by the pandemic
File photo of Tiger Woods.(File)
File photo of Tiger Woods.(File)
Updated on Jun 10, 2020 06:44 PM IST
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London | By Reuters

Rory McIlroy delivers strong rejection to proposed new tour

McIlroy said the only thing that could change his mind were if all the top players decided to join, and he doesn’t see that happening.
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy(Action Images via Reuters)
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Feb 20, 2020 01:54 PM IST
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Mexico City | By Press Trust of India

Former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki to retire after Australian Open

Caroline Wozniacki, who finished 11 straight seasons in the world top 20, is currently ranked 37th after struggling with injuries and poor form in 2019, reaching only one final.
A file photo of Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark.(AP)
A file photo of Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark.(AP)
Updated on Dec 06, 2019 08:18 PM IST
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Paris | By Agence France-Presse

Quest for green jacket begins as 83rd Augusta Masters opens

Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player launched the 83rd Masters on Thursday with ceremonial first tee shots before a cheering crowd at Augusta National Golf Club.
Jack Nicklaus hits a ceremonial tee shot on the first hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament.(AP)
Jack Nicklaus hits a ceremonial tee shot on the first hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament.(AP)
Updated on Apr 11, 2019 06:27 PM IST
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Augusta | By Agence France-Presse

In roaring form, Rory gears up to get missing Masters title

A fresh attitude towards life and golf has helped the Northern Irishman become the most dominant player in the game currently going into the Masters, the first Major of the year.
File image of Rory McIlroy(Getty Images)
File image of Rory McIlroy(Getty Images)
Published on Apr 11, 2019 11:57 AM IST
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Atlanta | By Joy Chakravarty

McIlroy wins, Tiger falls, Day ousted at WGC-Match Play

The 64-player showdown featuring the world ranking leaders at Austin (Texas) Country Club starts with three days of group play to determine 16 berths in weekend knockout matches to decide a champion.
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland and Justin Harding of South Africa look on from the third green during the second round of the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play at Austin Country Club on March 28, 2019 in Austin, Texas.(AFP)
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland and Justin Harding of South Africa look on from the third green during the second round of the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play at Austin Country Club on March 28, 2019 in Austin, Texas.(AFP)
Published on Mar 29, 2019 02:43 PM IST
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Washington | By AFP

Opinion: Want to hit the ball long? Equipment and fitness is essential

There are minor adjustments in the set-up position, taking into account the change in loft of the clubface and the increase in the club’s length.
Gurugram, India - Aug. 20, 2018: Karan Bindra Golg couch at DLF Golf Course, in Gurugram, India, on Monday, August 20, 2018. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Gurugram, India - Aug. 20, 2018: Karan Bindra Golg couch at DLF Golf Course, in Gurugram, India, on Monday, August 20, 2018. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 01, 2018 04:43 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Karan Bindra

Ryder Cup: Jim Furyk’s US power into 3-1 lead despite loss for Tiger Woods

The away team are bidding to win the trophy for the first time on European soil since 1993, and made an excellent start.
US golfer Brooks Koepka (C) and US golfer Tony Finau (L) celebrate after victory in their fourball match on the first day of the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National Course at Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, south-west of Paris on September 28, 2018.(AFP)
US golfer Brooks Koepka (C) and US golfer Tony Finau (L) celebrate after victory in their fourball match on the first day of the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National Course at Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, south-west of Paris on September 28, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 28, 2018 05:53 PM IST
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Tiger Woods confident of getting the ‘job done’ soon on PGA Tour

With his debilitating back problem now seemingly behind him, Tiger Woods has almost recaptured the form of his halcyon days, with only a victory missing from his 2018 resume.
Tiger Woods of the United States plays his shot from the ninth tee during the final round of the 2018 PGA Championship.(AFP)
Tiger Woods of the United States plays his shot from the ninth tee during the final round of the 2018 PGA Championship.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 11:38 AM IST
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Francesco Molinari wins British Open, becomes first-ever Italian Major winner

Carnoustie crowned a new major champion on Sunday as Francesco Molinari secured The Open title.
Francesco Molinari is the first Italian to win a golf Major.(REUTERS)
Francesco Molinari is the first Italian to win a golf Major.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 22, 2018 11:57 PM IST
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Omnisport, Carnoustie (Scotland) | By Omnisport

Kevin Kisner, Zach Johnson share lead in British Open golf

Zach Johnson rose to the top of the British Open golf leaderboard after a splendid 4-under 67 while Kevin Kisner joined him after double bogeying the 18th.
Kevin Kisner watches his shot from the 9th tee during his second round on Day 2 of British Open golf.(AFP)
Kevin Kisner watches his shot from the 9th tee during his second round on Day 2 of British Open golf.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 21, 2018 01:27 PM IST
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Omnisport | By HT Correspondent

Shubhankar Sharma youngest Indian to make cut in a Major

Turning 22 on Saturday, Shubhankar Sharma gave himself a nice birthday present after rallying through the back nine to ensure he made it to the weekend at the British Open golf tournament.
Shubhankar Sharma of India hits a shot during round one of the 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie.(AFP)
Shubhankar Sharma of India hits a shot during round one of the 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 20, 2018 10:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Carnoustie (Scotland) | By Joy Chakravarty

British Open golf: Kevin Kisner early leader, Anirban Lahiri struggles

Kevin Kisner birdied three successive holes on the inward nine to card a five-under-par first round of 66 and take the clubhouse lead at the British Open on Thursday.
Kevin Kisner watches his iron shot from the 17th tee during his first round on day one of the 147th Open golf Championship.(AFP)
Kevin Kisner watches his iron shot from the 17th tee during his first round on day one of the 147th Open golf Championship.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 19, 2018 11:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Carnoustie | By Joy Chakravarty

Nostalgic Rory McIlroy relives memories of British Open debut

British Open champion in 2014, Rory Mcllroy missed the tournament the next year following a freak football accident, but has finished inside the top five in the last two championships
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy speaks to members of the media during a press conference at The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie.(AFP)
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy speaks to members of the media during a press conference at The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 18, 2018 11:44 PM IST
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Top-ranked Dustin Johnson grabs share of US Open golf lead, Shubhankar Sharma tied 37th

World number one Dustin Johnson finished the opening round of the US Open golf as one of four players tied for the lead after most battled in tough weather conditions. India’s Shubhankar Sharma was tied 37th.
Dustin Johnson was one of just four players to shoot an under-par opening round at the US Open golf.(AFP)
Dustin Johnson was one of just four players to shoot an under-par opening round at the US Open golf.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 12:06 PM IST
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Patrick Reed sheds underdog tag to clinch maiden major at Augusta Masters

Patrick Reed, who saw off Rory McIlroy by the turn in the final round, then survived challenges from US Ryder Cup teammates Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler before winning the Green Jacket and his first major championship at Augusta Masters.
Sergio Garcia of Spain (rear), last year's Masters' champion, helps put the Green Jacket on 2018 Augusta Masters winner Patrick Reed following the final round’s play at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia on Sunday.(REUTERS)
Sergio Garcia of Spain (rear), last year's Masters' champion, helps put the Green Jacket on 2018 Augusta Masters winner Patrick Reed following the final round’s play at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia on Sunday.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 09, 2018 03:26 PM IST
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Reuters, Augusta (Georgia) | By Joy Chakravarty

Patrick Reed strengthens hold on Augusta Masters, leads Rory McIlroy by three

Patrick Reed’s 5-under par 67 for a 14-under total of 202 was his third straight round in the 60s and more than enough to keep him atop the Augusta Masters leaderboard, even as Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler and Jon Rahm all posted 7-under par 65s.
Patrick Reed of the US celebrates chipping in for an eagle on the 15th hole during third round play of the 2018 Augusta Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia on Saturday.(REUTERS)
Patrick Reed of the US celebrates chipping in for an eagle on the 15th hole during third round play of the 2018 Augusta Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia on Saturday.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 08, 2018 02:24 PM IST
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Augusta (Georgia) | By Joy Chakravarty

For Shubhankar Sharma, Augusta Masters golf invite par for the course

Shubhankar Sharma has been on a roll in the past year and the Augusta Masters golf invite further underlines the achievement of the 21-year old.
Shubhankar Sharma is enjoying a brilliant run of form and the Augusta Masters invite was a huge achievement for the golfer.(AFP)
Shubhankar Sharma is enjoying a brilliant run of form and the Augusta Masters invite was a huge achievement for the golfer.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 03, 2018 09:47 AM IST
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Chandigarh | By Manraj Grewal Sharma & Ramesh Vinayak
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