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Rory McIlroy

Gerry and Rory McIlroy

5 Crazy Sports Bets That Worked

After Rory McIlroy’s dad cashed in over the weekend, let’s look at 5 crazy sports bets that worked.

07/21/2014

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland tees off on the 17th hole during the third round of The 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 19, 2014 in Hoylake, England. (credit: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Rory McIlroy Builds 6-Shot Lead At British Open

Rory McIlroy looked as though he had just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday.

07/19/2014

A course marshal holds a "quiet" sign. (credit: Darren Carroll/Getty Images)

9 US Open Golf Pants That Needed A ‘Quiet’ Sign

The 114th US Open at Pinehurst has concluded and Martin Kaymer won by 8 shots (9-under). While he may have won the $8 million purse, his play didn’t speak louder than some of his opponents’ pants.

06/15/2014

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TTYM: 4 Incredible Golf Moments From Bubba Watson’s Mini-Putt Trick To McIlroy’s Messy Break-Up

We’re visiting the golf world in this week’s That Thing You Missed, how Rory McIlroy’s messy breakup turned into success, another stroke of bad luck for Pablo Larrazabal, the newest women’s U.S. Open player is only eleven and Bubba Watson is up to his old tricks again.

05/27/2014

The Honda Classic - Final Round

Rory McIlroy Bounces Back From Rough Start As Tiger Barely Makes Cut

Rory McIlroy bounced back from a rough start for a 4-under 66 that gave him a one-shot lead in the Honda Classic.

02/28/2014

The Honda Classic - Preview Day 3

McIlroy Takes Early Lead At Honda Classic, Woods 8 Back

On the course where Rory McIlroy first rose to No. 1, he looked as if he might be headed in that direction again.

02/27/2014

Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the second hole during the first round of the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola at East Lake Golf Club on September 20, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Woods Makes An Early Statement At East Lake

In the one week Tiger Woods had away from golf during the FedEx Cup playoffs, Nick Faldo said he had lost his aura, Greg Norman said he was intimidated by Rory McIlroy and Johnny Miller claimed that Woods once wanted lessons from him.

09/20/2012

Tiger Woods hits a chip shot on to the green on the ninth hole during the first round of the BMW Championship at Crooked Stick Golf Club on September 6, 2012 in Carmel, Indiana. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Tiger Trails McIlroy(64) By 1 Shot At BMW Champs

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy seem to be spending a lot of time together lately. That includes the top of a busy leaderboard at the BMW Championship.

09/06/2012

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits off the second tee during the Final Round of the 94th PGA Championship at the Ocean Course on August 12, 2012 in Kiawah Island, South Carolina. (credit: Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

McIlroy Wins PGA Championship For 2nd Major Golf Title

It hasn’t been a great year for McIlroy. He hasn’t finished higher than 40th in a major, but he became the first player this weekend to open any significant distance on the field when he birdied the 15th and 16th holes toward the end of his third round.

08/12/2012

Fred Couples of the United States reacts while standing on the 18th green after finishing the second round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2012 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Liguori: Fred Couples Turns Back The Clock At Augusta

20 years after Fred Couples won The Masters in 1992, the 52-year-old finds himself tied for the lead with Jason Dufner at 5 under. When a reporter asked Couples if he thinks he can win, he replied with no hesitation, “yes, I feel I can!”

04/07/2012

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Liguori: An International Leaderboard Is Jam-Packed At Masters

England, South Africa, Sweden, Scotland, Spain, Italy and USA… it’s an international leaderboard after the first round of The Masters.

04/06/2012

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Masters’ Magicians: A Preview For The 2012 Masters Tournament

CBS will be covering the final rounds of the 2012 Masters Tournament on Saturday, April 7th and Sunday, April 8th. The following golfers are who I believe to be the top 6 contenders to compete this week.

04/04/2012

Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship - Day Three

McIlroy Looks To Take Over Star Role From Tiger At Masters

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy passed each other on Sunday at Augusta National last year, two players from different generations who appeared to be headed in opposite directions.

03/29/2012

The Honda Classic - Final Round

McIlroy Holds Off Tiger At Honda Classic To Earn No. 1 In World

Rory McIlroy won the Honda Classic with a performance worthy of the new No. 1 player in golf.

03/04/2012

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McIlroy Closes In On No. 1 World Ranking

Rory McIlroy is one round away from No. 1 in the world.

03/03/2012

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