On this date in 2014, Rory McIlroy wins PGA Championship, one stroke ahead of Phil Mickelson. In doing so, McIlroy became the first player since Tiger Woods in 2008 to win three consecutive starts on the PGA Tour.
"It’s sort of hard to knock a guy that's got 21 wins on the PGA Tour, which is three times what Brooks has." Rory McIlroy wasn't a fan of Brooks Koepka's dig at Dustin Johnson before the final round of the PGA Championship (via @Schrock_And_Awe )
We're heading back to the 2010 Quail Hollow Championship this afternoon, where Phil Mickelson leads the way and Rory McIlroy chases a maiden PGA Tour title! 🏆 📺 Watch the final round, in full, now on Sky Sports Golf!
Time for this week’s edition of Tuesday Trivia! In 2019, Rory McIlroy became the third player to win both The Players and the TOUR Championship in the same year. Can you name the other two players who have accomplished this feat?
Rory McIlroy is the 2019 FedexCup Champion. After winning the TOUR Championship, he became the 2nd player to win multiple FedExCups along with Tiger Woods. He finished the 2018-19 season with $24.3M in total earnings, the most in a single season in @PGATOUR history.
Tiger Woods enters Sunday with a 3-shot lead over Rory McIlroy at the TOUR Championship and a chance to become the 2nd golfer in PGA TOUR history to win 80 events (Sam Snead - 82). Tiger has NEVER failed to win a PGA TOUR event when leading by 3+ shots through 54 holes.
Tiger shoots 65, leads Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy by three strokes heading into tomorrow’s final round of the Tour Championship
Rory McIlroy has won the Wells Fargo Championship by 7 shots. It's his second win in his last three starts on TOUR.