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GOLF: Northern Ireland caddie guides Brooks Koepka to US Open title

Northern Ireland caddie Ricky Elliott guided Brooks Koepka to US Open glory at Erin Hills on Sunday.

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Jason Day, of Australia, and Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland

GOLF: Rory McIlroy dismisses Social Media criticism after missing US Open cut

Rory McIlroy hit back at suggestions he was “bored” with golf after missing the cut in the US Open for the second year in succession.

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Rory McIlroy, of Ireland, looks over the 12th hole during the second round of the U.S. Open

US OPEN GOLF: Rory McIlroy misses cut at Erin Hills

Former champion Rory McIlroy found form too late to avoid a second consecutive missed cut in the US Open, but was able to take some positives from his display at Erin Hills.

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Rory Mcilroy, of Ireland, makes his way to the 12th hole during the first round of the U.S. Open

US OPEN GOLF: One of those days for Rory McIlroy at Erin Hills

Rory McIlroy’s comments on the decision to cut down heavy rough at Erin Hills came back to haunt him as he struggled to an opening 78 in the 117th US Open.

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Graeme Mcdowell reacts to a shot on the 15th hole

US OPEN GOLF: Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell are off the psace after first round

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell both got off to awful starts at the US Open at Erin Hills on Thursday.

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Translink has announced special public transport services for the 2017 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Portstewart Golf Club, July 4 - 9. . Pictured are l-r Laura McCaw, Juvenile Captain Portstewart GC, Translinks Sam Todd; Mayor of Causeway Coast & Glens BC,  Joan Baird OBE; Darrell OHora European Tour; Aine Kearney TNI; Ian Magee Chief Inspector of Causeway Coast & Glens, and Josh Moffitt from Portstewart GC. Picture by Brian Morrison

Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Transport Plan announced

Special transport arrangements are in place for golf fans heading to the 2017 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Portstewart Golf Club, July 4 – 9.

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Rory McIlroy

GOLF: Rory McIlroy not happy as heavy rough is reduced for US Open

Rory McIlroy has expressed his dismay at the decision of tournament organisers to cut down heavy rough on four holes at Erin Hills ahead of the US Open.

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Rory McIlroy

GOLF: Flying start ‘imperative’ at Erin Hills says Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy believes it is “imperative” that he gets off to a flying start in the US Open as he looks to overcome an injury-hit campaign and win a fifth major title at Erin Hills.

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Rory McIlroy won the US Open in 2011

Rory McIlroy can bounce back into contention at US Open, says Bjorn

Rory McIlroy can overcome an injury-hit campaign and contend for a second US Open title at Erin Hills this week, according to Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn.
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Stephanie Meadow

'BOOM!': NI golfer Stephanie Meadow's tweet of delight at US Open qualification

Northern Ireland golfer Stephanie Meadow couldn't contain her excitement after she qualified for next month's US Women's Open
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Rory McIlroy

GOLF: Rory McIlroy confirms he will play in US Open

Rory McIlroy has confirmed he will play at the US Open after returning to fitness following the rib injury that has interrupted his schedule this year.

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Rory McIroy.

GOLF: Rory McIlroy pulls out of Memorial Tournament to focus on fitness for US Open

Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from next week’s Memorial Tournament, his last scheduled warm-up event for the US Open, due to an ongoing rib injury.

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Michael Hoey

GOLF: Michael Hoey still in the hunt at Rocco Forte Open

Michael Hoey is just two shots behind leader Alvaro Quiros of Spain at the halfway point of the Rocco Forte Open in Sicily.

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Olivia Mehaffey stops for a quick selfie with Great Britain and Ireland team-mates during the Vagliano Trophy in 2015. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

GOLF: Mehaffey and Wilson on Vagliano panel

Scarva’s Olivia Mehaffey and Annabel Wilson from Lurgan have been selected for June’s Vagliano Trophy programme in Italy.

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Pictured at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Media Day at Portstewart Golf Club are from left to right: Michael Moss, Portstewart Golf Club, Simon Alliss, European Tour, Aine Kearney, Tourism Northern Ireland, Sinead El Sibai, Dubai Duty Free and Barry Funston, The Rory Foundation

GOLF: Rory McIlroy will confirm BMW PGA plans soon

Rory McIlroy will confirm this weekend if he will be available to play in next week’s BMW PGA championship at Wentworth.

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Rory McIlroy reacts to his shot from the ninth tee during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament on Thursday in Ponte Vedra Beach,

GOLF: Rory McIlroy set to miss Europe's flagship event due to back injury

RORY McIlroy has revealed he requires an MRI scan to determine the extent of a back injury which could rule him out of Europe's biggest event.
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England's Danny Willett on the 18th tee during day one of last year's Irish Open. Photo: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

GOLF: Ryder Cup stars confirm Irish Open places

Ten-time Ryder Cup player Lee Westwood and 2016 Masters Champion Danny Willett have confirmed their places at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Hosted by the Rory Foundation.

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Northern Irelands Rory McIlroy.

Rory McIlroy aiming high in Players Championship

Rory McIlroy is determined not to fall into the comfort zone as he looks to claim one of the few big titles so far missing from his glittering CV in the Players Championship.

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Rory McIlroy has targeted a return to world number one after signing a new equipment deal with Taylor Made.

Rory McIlroy targets world number one spot after signing new equipment deal

Rory McIlroy has targeted a return to world number one after signing a new equipment deal with Taylor Made.

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