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GOLF: Rory McIlroy looking to avoid first season without a win

Rory McIlroy is looking to avoid a first season without a win since 2008 when he tees it up at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship this week.

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Rory McIlroy on the 18th tee at the British Masters on Saturday

GOLF: Rory McIlroy puts himself back in contention at British Masters

Rory McIlroy moved into contention at the British Masters as a six-under-par 64 in the third round left him two strokes behind leader Robert Karlsson.

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Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy: Tiger Woods is a legend of golf

Rory McIlroy believes Tiger Woods can walk away from golf with his head "held extremely high" if he is unable to return to competitive action.

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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy on the chipping range ahead of the British Masters at Close House Golf Club, Newcastle

GOLF: Strong field for British Masters leaves Lee Westwood pleased

Tournament host Lee Westwood admits he is flattered and surprised by the strength of field he has been able to attract for this week’s British Masters.

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Annabel Wilson won the 2015 Irish Girl's Close Amateur Championship at Galway Bay Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman

GOLF: Annabel secures high scores on and off the course

After taking a month off competing to focus on her GCSEs, Lurgan golfer Annabel Wilson proved she is back to her best with a second-place finish at the Ladies’ British Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship.

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Spieth targets prize in McIlroy absence

Jordan Spieth believes the destiny of the overall FedEx Cup title and USD10million (£7.4million) bonus could depend on this year’s Rory McIlroy.

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McIlroy opts to play at British Masters

Rory McIlroy has confirmed he will play in the British Masters at Close House next week.

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GOLF: Rory McIlroy knows it’s all over

Rory McIlroy knows that after his second round at the BMW Championship his slim chances of advancing to East Lake to defend his FedExCup title are as good as over.

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Rory McIlroy

GOLF: Rory McIlroy well off the pace at BMW Championship

Rory McIlroy’s hopes of earning the chance to retain his FedEx Cup title were hanging by a thread after he was left trailing in the first round of the BMW Championship at Conway Farms on Thursday.

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Struggling McIlroy needs top four finish

Former world number one Rory McIlroy needs a top-four finish in the BMW Championship to make certain of having a chance of retaining his FedEx Cup title.

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Michael McGeady won the Cairndhu Pro-Am

McGeady makes it two wins in a row at Cairndhu Pro-Am

Michael McGeady made it back-to-back successes on the PGA in Ireland circuit with victory in the 36-hole Cairndhu Pro-Am.

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Northern Irelands Rory McIlroy

GOLF: McIlroy ‘hates thought’ of winless season

Rory McIlroy admits he hates the thought of ending his season without a win as he looks to make the first successful title defence of his career in Boston.

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GOLF: Rory McIlroy returns to level par at Northern Trust Open

Open champion Jordan Spieth took a massive step towards his fourth win of the season with a brilliant third round of 64 to take command of the Northern Trust Open.

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GOLF: Rory McIlroy to defend FedEx Cup title

Rory McIlroy will try to defend his FedEx Cup title after deciding against sitting out the rest of the season to rest a persistent rib injury.

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Graeme McDowell

Graeme McDowell not feeling strain in battle to keep PGA Tour card

Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry are among the players needing a good performance in the Wyndham Championship to keep their PGA Tour cards and qualify for the FedEx Cup play-offs.

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Rory McIlroy

GOLF: Struggling McIlroy may miss rest of season

Rory McIlroy might not play again in 2017 as he continues to struggle with the injury which has limited him to 13 events in a winless season, his third in succession without a major title.

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GOLF: The draw for the Northern Ireland Open Shootout Sunday at Galsgorm Castle

GOLF: The draw for the Northern Ireland Open Shootout Sunday at Galsgorm Castle

Cormac Sharvin will carry home hopes into tomorrow’s Shootout Sunday at the Galgorm Resort & Spa Northern Ireland Open presented by Modest! Golf.

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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, chips to the second green during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at the Quail Hollow Club

GOLF: Rory McIlroy and Jordan Speith tumble out of contention at USPGA

Rory McIlroy was stumbling towards a third season without a major title as Jordan Spieth’s faint hopes of becoming the youngest player to complete a career grand slam came to an end.

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Northern Ireland Open trophy

GOLF: Play-off drama at Northern Ireland Open in jockey for Shootout Sunday places at Galgorm Castle

A five-man play-off for two spots was required to determine the top 24 at the Galgorm Resort & Spa Northern Ireland Open, presented by Modest! Golf as the tournament now becomes a six-hole match play competition for the final day.

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Cormac Sharvin

GOLF: Northern Ireland Open set for Super Sunday Shootout at Galgorm Castle

The stage is set for what should be a dramatic Super Sunday Shootout for the Galgorm Resort & Spa NI Open Championship at Galgorm Castle.

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