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GOLF: Rory McIlroy gifted match win at World Golf Championships

Rory McIlroy was gifted victory in his second match in the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play after Thursday’s scheduled opponent Gary Woodland withdrew due to a “personal family matter”.

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Rory McIlroy has got off to a poor start in Austin

GOLF: Rory McIlroy off to poor start in Austin

World number two Rory McIlroy faces an uphill battle to regain the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play title after losing to Soren Kjeldsen in their opening group match in Austin.

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Rory McIlroy acknowledges the crowd before teeing off on the first hole during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando

Marc Leishman holds off Rory McIlroy charge to win Arnold Palmer Invitational

Australia’s Marc Leishman produced a brilliant finish to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational as Rory McIlroy’s bid for a remarkable victory faltered at the final hurdle.

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Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy: I won't have a great taste in my mouth at Muirfield

Rory McIlroy has indicated he cannot easily forgive Muirfield members despite their belated vote to admit women members for the first time in the 273-year history of the course this week.

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Padraig Harrington.

Padraig Harrington set for neck surgery in Open fitness bid

Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington has opted to undergo neck surgery in a bid to be fit for the Open’s return to Royal Birkdale in July.

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Michael Hoey

Michael Hoey finishes eighth at Hero Indian Open

Michael Hoey, making his 2017 tournament bow, finished tied for eighth at the Hero Indian Open yesterday.

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Rory McIlroy finished joint seventh in Mexico

Dustin Johnson claims WGC-Mexico title

Dustin Johnson underlined his status as world number one by holding off the challenge of a strong European contingent to win the £7.9million WGC-Mexico Championship.

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Rory McIlroy

GOLF: Rory McIlroy in touch as Phil Mickelson gets help from his brother

Five-time major winner Phil Mickelson showed few ill effects after being forced to change his caddie on day two of the £7.9million WGC-Mexico Championship.

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Rory McIlroy

GOLF: Rory McIlroy off to solid start in Mexico

Rory McIlroy found the thin air of Mexico City to his liking as he enjoyed a solid start on his return to competitive action in the WGC-Mexico Championship.

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Northern Irelands Rory McIlroy.

Rory McIlroy puts Grand Slam bid to back of his mind

Rory McIlroy admits his bid to complete the career grand slam has been pushed to the back of his mind ahead of his return to action in the WGC-Mexico Championship.

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Rory McIlroy. AP Photo/Michael Dwyer

McIlroy ‘put beliefs to one side’ for Trump round

Holywood golfer Rory McIlroy has said “I was just doing what I felt was respectful” after accepting an invitation from US President Donald Trump to play a round of golf.

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Moyvalley Hotel and Golf Resort director, Vichai Tripipatkul with 2016 Irish PGA Champion, Damien McGrane

Irish PGA Championship in return to Twin Oaks Course

The Irish PGA Championship will make a welcome return to the Twin Oaks Championship Course at Moyvalley Hotel & Golf Resort in Co Kildare this year.

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Donald Trump played a full round of golf with Rory McIlroy on Sunday it has emerged. The White House had originally said he only played a couple of holes

Trump and Rory get it rough after playing a round

A round of golf between Rory McIlroy and Donald Trump has landed both men ‘in the rough’.

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Graeme McDowell

GOLF: ‘Rusty’ Graeme McDowell not getting carried away with opening round of season

Graeme McDowell vowed not to get carried away after starting his 2017 campaign with a superb opening round in the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.

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Graeme McDowell

GOLF: Frustrated Graeme McDowell ready to do hard yards

Former US Open champion Graeme McDowell concedes he faces a long road back to the top of the game.

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Rory McIlroy

GOLF: Rory McIlroy to miss Dubai Desert Classic

Rory McIlroy will not compete at this week’s Dubai Desert Classic.

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Colm Campbell

GOLF: Colm Campbell named in squad for Walker Cup defence

Warrenpoint’s Colm Campbell has been included in an initial 19-man squad for Great Britain & Ireland’s defence of the Walker Cup in September.

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Paul Dunne

GOLF: Darren Clarke exits Abu Dhabi but Paul Dunne right in the mix

Darren Clarke has missed the cut at the Abu Dhabi Championship after a second successive round of 75.

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Rory McIlroy

GOLF: Rory McIlroy disappointed to have to withdraw from Abu Dhabi event with rib injury

Rory McIlroy has been forced to withdraw from this week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship with a rib injury.

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