- Also Known As:
- Rors, Wee-Mac
- Date of Birth:
- May 4, 1989
- 5' 9"
Rory McIlroy, MBE (born Rory McIlory in Hollywood, County Down, Northern Ireland on May 4, 1989) is a Northern Irish professional golfer who is a member of both the European and PGA Tours. He is a four-time major champion, winning the 2011 U.S. Open, 2012 PGA Championship, 2014 Open Championship, and 2014 PGA Championship. He launched a successful golfing career at a young age, topping the World Amateur Golf Ranking for one week at 17-years-old. At the age of 22, he became the youngest player to reach $10 million in earnings on the PGA Tour. He has twice been named RTE Sports Person Of The Year. On Sept. 5, 2016, Rory won the Deutsch Bank Championship.
Best Known For:
Rory McIlroy is best known for his career as a professional PGA champion.
Rory McIlroy dated Danish tennis player, Caroline Wozniacki, from 2011 to 2014. Their split was highly publicized after Rory called off the engagement over a brief phone call in May of 2014. In December 2015, Rory became engaged to girlfriend and PGA employee, Erica Stoll.