Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods knocked out in the first round of the Match Play Championship? Not many would have given that a snowball’s chance in the desert.
Now that Nike has two of the world’s best golfers under contract in Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, the company can have some fun with advertising.
Move over Tiger Woods, the world’s new No. 1 golfer has now joined the Nike ranks.
Rory McIlroy sure didn’t feel like the PGA Tour player of the year when he arrived at Kiawah Island for the final major of the year. He had missed three cuts, had not contended in a major and had only one win.
Whether he likes it or not, a veteran suburban police official is the unsung hero behind Europe’s stunning Ryder Cup victory over the weekend. CBS 2’s Jay Levine reports.
With every week, and every win, Rory McIlroy gets a new moniker. Two-time major champion. The world No. 1. Heir apparent. The latest nickname was courtesy of none other than Tiger Woods.
Rory McIlroy has won the Deutsche Bank Championship for his third PGA Tour this year.
Louis Oosthuizen combined one of the sweetest swings in golf with a putting stroke that was just as pure. That’s all it took for him to race by Rory McIlroy, leave Tiger Woods behind and seize control Sunday in the Deutsche Bank Championship.
Rory McIlroy has won the PGA Championship, routing the field by a record eight strokes Sunday for his second major title.
First came the black cloud that has been following Tiger Woods on the weekend at the majors. The real storm showed up a short time later Saturday in the PGA Championship, halting the brilliant start by Rory McIlroy and giving Woods a chance to stop his slide at Kiawah Island.
There’s something spectacular about the U.S. Open that the casual fan may not appreciate.
The No. 1 player shot a 76 and will miss the cut. In three tries, McIlroy has never played the weekend at The Players Championship.
Bubba Watson wins the Masters, beating Louis Oosthuizen on the second hole of a playoff.
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!”
England, South Africa, Sweden, Scotland, Spain, Italy and USA… it’s an international leaderboard after the first round of The Masters.
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.
This year, it may be the most compelling of all the tournaments as the game’s heavyweights set to square off in what should be the most memorable of battles.
Rory McIlroy made two par saves on a windy back nine at PGA National and finished with a birdie from the bunker for a 4-under 66, giving him a two-shot lead n the Honda Classic.
Hunter Mahan stopped Rory McIlroy’s march to No. 1 by winning the Match Play Championship.
Rory McIlroy roared past Lee Westwood and into the final of the Match Play Championship. All that stands in his way of going to No. 1 in the world is beating Hunter Mahan.