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Factbox: World number one Rory McIlroy (Reuters)

LONDON (Reuters) - Factbox on world number one Rory McIlroy who enjoyed a stellar year in 2014, winning two major championships. EARLY LIFE Born: May 4, 1989 in Hollywood, County Down, Northern Ireland Strikes a 40-yard drive at the age of two and...

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It took a year to get used to new golf clubs: McIlroy (Reuters)

By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy received plenty of criticism when he switched club manufacturers almost two years ago and he has now conceded that it took nearly 12 months to feel totally at ease with his new equipment. The Northern...

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McIlroy and Wust take top Reuters awards (Reuters)

By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - Double major golf winner Rory McIlroy and prolific Olympic Dutch speed skater Irene Wust have been named Reuters sportsman and sportswoman of the year after a poll of the news agency's sports journalists from...

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Golf-World number one Rory McIlroy (Reuters)

LONDON, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Factbox on world number one Rory McIlroy who enjoyed a stellar year in 2014, winning two major championships. EARLY LIFE Born: May 4, 1989 in Hollywood, County Down, Northern Ireland Strikes a 40-yard drive at the age of two...

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By Tony Jimenez LONDON, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy received plenty of criticism when he switched club manufacturers almost two years ago and he has now conceded that it took nearly 12 months to feel totally at ease with his new equipment. The...

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ADVISORY-Reuters sports awards and year-enders (Reuters)

LONDON, Dec 18 (Reuters) - We will publish the results of the Reuters sports awards, voted for by the agency's journalists around the world, at 1900 GMT. Alongside the results we will publish a series of profiles, interviews and factboxes relating to...

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ADVISORY-Reuters sports awards and year-enders (Reuters)

LONDON, Dec 18 (Reuters) - We will publish the results of the Reuters sports awards, voted for by the agency's journalists around the world, at 1900 GMT. Alongside the results we will publish a series of profiles, interviews and factboxes relating to...

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Inverness Club has been selected by the United States Golf Association as the host site for the 2019 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship, to be contested July...

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- Brad Fritsch of Canada earned full status on the Web.com Tour by closing with a 5-under 66 to win the qualifying tournament by seven shots. It was the second-widest margin at Q-school in the last 25...

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The idea that the PGA Tour calendar is too full depends on how you look at the...

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VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) -- Rory McIlroy has been chosen as the European Tour player of the year, capping a season in which he won two majors, the Ryder Cup, and topped the money lists in Europe and the United...

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A year defined by every club in the bag (The Associated Press)

Winston Churchill would have been...

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McIlroy named European Tour’s Golfer of Year (Reuters)

LONDON (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy has been named the European Tour's Golfer of the Year for the second time in three seasons, capping an outstanding 2014 for the world number one. The 25-year-old Northern Irishman landed the British Open title in July...

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LONDON (Reuters) - World number one Rory McIlroy has urged golf's rule-makers to quicken the game up at grass-roots level in order to make it more attractive to youngsters. More people are watching the sport on television these days but fewer are...

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