Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy

FedExCup Champion: 2016, 2019

Height: 5'10" (1.78 m)
Weight: 160 (73 kg)
Age: 31 (May 04, 1989)
Birthplace: Holywood, Northern Ireland
Residence: Holywood, Northern Ireland
Family: Wife, Erica

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


Exempt Status


Winner, THE PLAYERS Championship (thru 2023-24)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (18):
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.
International Victories (9):
2009 Dubai Desert Classic [Eur]. 2011 Shanghai Masters [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].

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 Charles Schwab Challenge

Career Largest Paycheck:

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

2019-20 Season Highlights


Earned his seventh consecutive top-five on TOUR at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, becoming the second player since 2000 with a streak of at least seven top-fives (first: Tiger Woods).

PGA TOUR
ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP - Finished T3 at the inaugural ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP. Shot a first-round 72, recording a score of 72 or higher in round one and going on to finish in the top three for the first time since the 2013 Valero Texas Open (72/2nd). Played the par-5s in 9-under, best in the field. World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions - Won his 18th PGA TOUR title at the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions, defeating defending champion Xander Schauffele in a playoff with a birdie on the first extra hole. Represented his second win in a three-start stretch on TOUR and fourth in 15 starts. Marked his third career WGC victory and first since the 2015 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. Improved to 2-2 in playoffs on the PGA TOUR and 8-for-13 in converting the 54-hole lead/co-lead to victory (led by one after three rounds). Played the par-3s in 5-under, two shots better than any other player in the field. Farmers Insurance Open - With a T3 at the Farmers Insurance Open, collected his fourth consecutive top-five on TOUR and second in two starts at the event. Co-led the field in Birdies (21) and Par-5 Scoring Average (4.25). The Genesis Invitational - Held a share of the 54-hole lead at The Genesis Invitational before finishing T5. Marked the 14th 54-hole lead/co-lead of his PGA TOUR career (fell to 8-for-14). 73 was his highest final-round score when entering with at least a share of the lead since the 2016 World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship (74). World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship - Earned his sixth consecutive top-five on the PGA TOUR with a solo-fifth at the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship. Represented his seventh career top-10 at the event. Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard - Finished T5 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, his fourth straight top-10 at the event and seventh consecutive top-five on TOUR.

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: 175 610 18 7 7 87 117 152 22 1 $52,594,356
2020 7 28 1 2 6 6 7 3 $3,874,596
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-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2020 CNL 1 (P) 5
2019 1 T21 T8 T9 CUT T54 2 T9 T4
2018 CUT T5 T50 CUT T2 T36 T6
2017 T35 T7 T22 CUT T4 T4 T7 T30 T5
2016 T12 T10 CUT CUT T5 T11 T3 4
2015 T8 4 17 T9 T9 1 DNS
2014 T6 T8 1 T23 1 T6 T25 T17 1
2013 T8 T25 T8 T41 CUT T8 T33 T27
2012 CUT T40 1 CUT T60 3 2 T5
2011 T15 T64 1 T25 T4 T10 T17 T6
2010 CUT CUT T3 CUT T3 5 T65 T17 T9
2009 CUT T20 T3 T10 T47 4 T20 T5 T68
2007 T42
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
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


  • Left school at age 16 to concentrate on amateur golf. His parents took on extra jobs and shifts to help support his golf development.
  • The Rory Foundation (roryfoundation.com) works to have a positive impact on children and their families who are suffering from ill health or are unfairly disadvantaged or vulnerable to life's circumstances. The Rory Foundation became the official tournament host of the Irish Open on the European Tour in 2015.