Who is Rory Mcilroy?
Rory McIlroy is a Northern Ireland professional golfer. He is a member of both the PGA and the European Tours. He was born on the 4th of May, 1989 in Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland to Rosie and Gerry Mcilroy. Furthermore, he was world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking for 95 weeks. Also, Mcilroy is a four-time major champion. He is one of four players to win three majors by the age of 25.
|Celebrated Name||Rory Mcilroy|
|Birth Date||4th of May, 1989|
|Birth Place||Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland|
|Parents||Father: Gerry Mcilroy
|Height||5 feet 9 inches|
|Net Worth||$130 million|
Rory holds the nationality of Northern Irish, and as per ethnicity, he belongs to White. He is Roman Catholic by religion. Standing at a height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighing about 73 kg, he has been able to maintain his body fit and healthy.
In 1996, Mcilroy became a member of the Holywood Golf Club. He was the youngest member there. Rory won the 9-10 World Championships which happened in Doral Gold Resort, Miami in 1998. He then became a member of Europe’s Junior Ryder Team from 1999 till 2004. Mcilroy turns professional in 2007 and wins a silver medal at the Open, Carnoustie. On his first European tour in 2009, he won the Dubai Desert Classic. His first PGA Tour win is at Quail Hollow Championship in 2010.
Mcilroy won the US Open at congressional in 2011. He went on to win the PGA Championship at Kiawah Island in 2012. He won his first Ryder Cup in 2012. In 2014, he won the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. He won his second Open Championships in 2014 at Hoylake. Furthermore, he won the US PGA Championship at Valhalla in the same year. Furthermore, he won the Ryder’s Cup three times consecutively at the Gleneagles.
Mcilroy picks up a third career race to Dubai Trophy in 2014. He won the Irish Open Win at the K-Club in 2016. He finished his 2016 season with gracious wins as he won the TOUR Championship as well as the FedEx Cup.
Mcilroy wins the Arnold Palmer Invitational in 2018 at Bay Hill. He won the Players Championship in 2019 which happened at sawgrass. Later, he went on to win the RBC Canadian Open. Again, he won the TOUR Championship and FedEx Cup for the second time consecutively.
Mcilroy is a Roman Catholic and identifies himself as Irish, Northern Irish, and British. Previously, he lived in County Down. However, his house was put up for sale in 2012. Later, he purchased a $10 million property in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Furthermore, Mcilroy is an ambassador of UNICEF Ireland as well as PGA Junior League Golf.
A Danish tennis professional Caroline Wozniacki dated Mcilroy from the year 2011 till 2014. The couple engaged on the 31st of December, 2013. However, they ended the engagement on the 21st of May, 2014. Later, Mcilroy started dating Erica Stoll, a former PGA of America employee in 2015. The couple engaged in December of 2015 and married in April of 2017 at Ashford Castle located in Cong, County Mayo.
Rory McIlroy has earned a handsome amount of money along with earning name and fame. He has an estimated net worth of $130 million as of 2020.