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Dad's 10-yr wager pays off big

2014-07-22 07:31

Gerry McIlroy was 100,000 pounds ($170,900) richer on Sunday following his son Rory's two-stroke victory in the 143rd British Open at Royal Liverpool.

From Holywood to Hoylake: the rise of Rory

2014-07-22 07:31

For those in the know, from his earliest years in Holywood outside Belfast, it was just a matter of time before Rory McIlroy joined the ranks of golfing greats like Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus.

Woods wants to be picked for Cup

2014-07-22 07:31

Even after his worst 72-hole finish in a major, Tiger Woods says he would pick himself for the Ryder Cup team.

Millionaire Ko pondering how to spend her winnings

2014-07-22 07:31

Now she is officially a millionaire, Lydia Ko joked she will have to keep a closer watch on where her paychecks go.

Rain proves a pain for Thai star's game

2014-07-21 07:17

Thai star Thongchai Jaidee overcame a disastrous start to post a third successive even par 72 at the British Open on Saturday.

As errors mount, Tiger fades

2014-07-21 07:17

Tiger Woods lamented a succession of errors after the former world No 1 slumped to a one-over-par 73 in the third round of the British Open on Saturday.

Renowned golfer touts benefits of Chinese tournament

2014-07-03 19:18

Feng Shanshan, China's top female golfer, expects the elite local women's tournament to pave the way for China's younger generation to shine on the professional stage.

Kaymer closes out wire-to-wire US Open win

2014-06-16 14:18

The US Open trophy Martin Kaymer won Sunday was all he needed to prove he was anything but a one-hit wonder in the majors, and that the two years he spent trying to build a complete game were worth all the doubt that followed him.

China's golf future tees it up for Beijing Challenge

2014-05-29 18:14

Two of China's most promising young golfers are in the capital this week as Shi Yuting and Liu Yu are both in the field for the 500,000-yuan Beijing Challenge starting Thursday in preparation for some important upcoming tournaments.

And love has vanished

2014-05-22 11:32

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hugs his caddie, tennis player Caroline Wozniacki, during the par-3 competition before the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. One of the top power couples in sports announced their engagement on Twitter.

Wozniacki takes comfort from Liverpool connection

2014-05-24 07:29

Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki said she was drawing comfort from her fellow supporters of the Liverpool soccer club in her first public comments since golfer Rory McIlroy announced their wedding had been called off.

The love match is over for 'Wozilroy'

2014-05-23 07:04

McIlroy says he had second thoughts after wedding invites were sent out

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