Rory McIlroy's impressive victory at the 2011 US Open shattered a dozen records. His dominance already has many comparing the young man from Northern Ireland to Tiger Woods.
U.S. Open golf winner would make more money playing in the PGA tour than in Europe. But even after historic U.S Open golf win, sponsorships and taxes complicate Rory McIlroy's decision.
A man paddles a homemade boat through a flooded area in Moshan village, Zhejiang province Saturday, June 19. China has mobilized troops to help with flood relief and raised its disaster alert to the highest level after days of downpours forced the evacuation of more than half a million people in central and southern provinces.
Rory McIlroy rebounded from a disastrous Masters final round in April to capture the US Open early Sunday evening, outside Washington, D.C. At age 22, this is Rory McIlroy's first major championship.
Rory McIlroy set a new scoring mark after two rounds of the US Open. His 11-under-par score has Rory McIlroy as the leader at midway through the US Open.
Rory McIlroy, looking to bounce back from a final-round implosion at the Masters, had a chance to get into a playoff at the Malaysian Open. But a missed putt on the final hole Sunday cost Rory McIlroy another opportunity to win a golf tournament.
Tiger Woods charged from behind, thrilling golf fans on Sunday in the final round of the 2011 Masters. In the end, it wasn't enough to win. Was it enough to prove that Tiger Woods has returned to top form?
The Masters leaderboard on Friday afternoon has Rory McIlroy still out in front, followed by K.J. Choi and former US Open champion Geoff Ogilvy. Former Masters champ Fred Couples is lurking in the wings, as well.
Irishman Rory McIlroy and Spaniard Alvaro Quiros are tied for first place in the 2011 Masters golf tournament. Who is most likely to keep the lead in Round 2 today?
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland had a terrific first round at the Masters 2011 golf tournament Thursday. Several other golfers are also under par.