Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy

FedExCup Champion: 2016, 2019

Height: 5'10" (1.78 m)
Weight: 160 (73 kg)
Age: 32 (May 04, 1989)
Birthplace: Holywood, Northern Ireland
Residence: Holywood, Northern Ireland
Family: Wife, Erica; Poppy Kennedy

Special Interests: Football (Manchester United), rugby, cars, movies, music
Turned Professional: 2007
City plays from: Holywood, Northern Ireland


Exempt Status


PGA TOURWinner, THE PLAYERS Championship (thru 2025-26)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (19):
2010 (1) Quail Hollow Championship. 2011 (1) U.S. Open. 2012 (4) The Honda Classic, PGA Championship, Deutsche Bank Championship, BMW Championship. 2014 (3) The Open Championship, World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, PGA Championship. 2015 (2) World Golf Championships-Cadillac Match Play, Wells Fargo Championship. 2016 (2) Deutsche Bank Championship, TOUR Championship. 2018 (1) Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard. 2019 (3) THE PLAYERS Championship, RBC Canadian Open, TOUR Championship. 2020 (1) World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions. 2021 (1) Wells Fargo Championship.
International Victories (8):
2009 Dubai Desert Classic [Eur]. 2011 UBS Hong Kong Open [Eur]. 2012 DP World Tour Championship [Eur]. 2014 BMW PGA Championship [Eur]. 2015 Omega Dubai Desert Classic [Eur]. 2015 DP World Tour Championship [Eur]. 2016 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Hosted by the Rory Foundation [Eur]. 2013 Emirates Australian Open [Aus].
Other Victories (1):
2011 Shanghai Masters.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

61 - 2019 RBC Canadian Open (Round 4)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2019 THE PLAYERS Championship

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#1 : 2020 Workday Charity Open

Career Largest Paycheck:

$2,250,000 : 2019 THE PLAYERS Championship (Finished 1)

2020-21 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
U.S. Open - Finished T8 at the U.S. Open in September, his second consecutive top-10 at the event and fifth total. Made birdie or better on 25.00 percent of par 3s and 62.50 percent of par 5s, both of which co-led the field. Masters Tournament - After opening with a 3-over 75 and standing T77 following the first round, finished T5 at the Masters Tournament, his fifth top-10 in six years at the event. Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard - Held a share of the 18-hole lead at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard before finishing T10. Wells Fargo Championship - Earned his 19th PGA TOUR title and third at the Wells Fargo Championship, recording a final-round 68 to defeat Abraham Ancer by one stroke. Victory came in his 196th career start at the age of 32 years, 5 days. Became the 45th player all-time to reach 19 career wins on TOUR. Marked his first win since the 2019 World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions. Entered the final round trailing by two strokes, collecting the 10th come-from-behind win of his career. U.S. Open - Finished T7 at the U.S. Open in June, his third consecutive top-10 at the event.

National Team Selections


Ryder Cup : 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018 World Cup : 2009, 2011 Walker Cup : 2007 Seve Trophy : 2009

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 2 - 2)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 200 700 19 7 7 94 131 174 25 1 $56,844,709
2021 17 58 1 6 11 14 3 25 $3,716,534
2020 15 60 1 2 7 9 15 8 $4,408,415
2019 19 68 3 1 14 16 17 2 1 $7,785,286
2018 18 61 1 1 7 11 14 4 13 $4,410,296
2017 14 48 6 8 12 2 58 $2,430,182
2016 18 62 2 1 8 11 15 3 1 $5,790,585
2015 12 42 2 7 10 11 1 15 $4,863,312
2014 17 64 3 2 12 17 17 3 $8,280,096
2013 16 55 1 5 7 14 1 1 50 $1,802,443
2012 16 54 4 2 1 10 11 13 3 2 $8,047,952
2011 10 34 1 4 7 9 1 $1,905,609
2010 16 52 1 2 5 6 12 4 36 $2,554,280
2009 11 38 1 3 7 10 1 $849,719
2007 1 (A) 4 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2021 CUT T5 T49 T8 T46 T28 T6
2020 CNL T33 1 (P) T47 5
2019 1 T21 T8 T9 CUT T54 T9 T4 2
2018 CUT T5 T50 CUT T2 T36 T6
2017 T35 T7 T22 CUT T4 T4 T30 T5 T7
2016 T12 T10 CUT CUT T5 T11 4 T3
2015 T8 4 17 T9 1 DNS T9
2014 T6 T8 1 T23 1 T6 T17 1 T25
2013 T8 T25 T8 T41 CUT T33 T27 T8
2012 CUT T40 1 CUT T60 2 T5 3
2011 T15 T64 1 T25 T4 T17 T6 T10
2010 CUT CUT T3 CUT T3 5 T17 T9 T65
2009 CUT T20 T3 T10 T47 4 T5 T68 T20
2007 T42
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2020 T65 T12 T8
2019 T6 T19 1
2018 T12 5 T7
2017 T34 CUT T58
2016 T31 1 T42 1 (P)
2015 T29 T4 T16
2014 T22 T5 T8 T2
2013 T19 T47 T59
2012 T24 1 1 T10
2010 T56 T37 T37

Personal


  • Is the only child to parents Rosie and Gerry. Grew up in Holywood, Northern Ireland where he became the youngest golfer at the Holywood Golf Club at the age of 7.
  • Left school at age 16 to concentrate on amateur golf. His parents took on extra jobs and shifts to help support his golf development.
  • Welcomed first child, daughter Poppy, with wife Erica in August 2020.
  • Earned an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in 2012 at the age of 22 for his services to sport.
  • Became the first international player to serve on the PGA TOUR's Policy Board when he was elected PGA TOUR Player Advisory Council Chairman in 2021.