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About Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy is a Northern Irish professional golfer.
McIlroy is a member of the European and PGA Tours. His biggest claim to fame is being the number one in the in the Official World Golf Ranking for 95 weeks. He has won four major championships, including 2011 U.S. Open and the 2014 PGA Championship. He is noted as being the youngest player to reach $10 million in career earnings (during 2012).
Although he was key in Europe's win against the U.S. at three recent Ryder Cups, McIlroy said that it was just “another exhibition” to him, which he later retracted.
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Famous quotes by Rory McIlroy
Home will always be Northern Ireland but my schedule means for the next few years I won't be there as much. I can't do the same things that I did a year ago. That is I'm something conscious of, but I'm not sad about it. It's fine.Rory McIlroy
I receive huge support from Irish and British sports fans alike and it is greatly appreciated. Likewise I feel I have a great affinity with the American sports fans. I play most of my golf in the U.S. nowadays and I am incredibly proud to have won the U.S. Open and U.S. PGA Championship in the last two years.Rory McIlroy
I wanted to make a point of basing myself at home, being close to my family. I'll never be able to repay Mum and Dad for what they did, but at least they know they'll never have to work another day. I'll do whatever it takes to look after them.Rory McIlroy
If I'm playing in the morning, I'll get some carbs early: porridge with chopped banana. If I'm playing in the afternoon, I'll start with less carbs and have some eggs and fruit for breakfast, then a light lunch about 90 minutes before I play, so I don't feel sluggish or full.Rory McIlroy
It is never easy to win but it is a lot easier to win when you play well. The key is winning golf tournaments when you are not playing so well. Managing your game is something that I feel that I am still learning to do.Rory McIlroy
My dad's a scratch golfer and I've got the knack of seeing something and then replicating it. I saw my dad swing a club and I worked out how to do the same thing. My backswing and follow-through have been basically the same since I was two.Rory McIlroy
My mom and dad worked very hard to give me the best chance in - not just in golf but in life. You know, I was an only child, you know, my dad worked three jobs at one stage. My mom worked night shifts in a factory.Rory McIlroy
Since turning professional at 18, I have travelled the world playing the game that I love and consider myself a global player. As the World No.1 right now, I wish to be a positive role model and a sportsperson that people respect, and enjoy watching.Rory McIlroy
This is the great thing about Northern Ireland. I walk down the street and people stop me and say things like, 'I know you. You're that wee golfer, aren't you?' I say, 'Yeah, that's me.' They say, 'Keep it up, wee man.' It's very funny and that's why I want to stay here as long as possible.Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy's Popularity
Rory McIlroy is a famous Irish golfer, who was born on May 4, 1989. As a person born on this date, Rory McIlroy is listed in our database as the 13th most popular celebrity for the day (May 4) and the 81st most popular for the year (1989).
People born on May 4 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Rory McIlroy is the 377th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Rory McIlroy's birthday, Rory McIlroy is the 37th most famous Irish.
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