Rory McIlroy Rules Out Fatigue But Admit Being Under-Prepared For Barclays.

World No. 1 and four-time Major winning Rory McIlroy admits he was under-prepared but refused to blame his jet-setting ways in the past 10 days as any reason in posting his poorest round in well over a month. McIlroy found himself near the tail of the field sharing 102nd place in the 125-player field after a shock three over par 74 on the opening day of the ultra-lucrative start to the FedEx Cup Play Off Series at the Barclays Championship in Paramus, New Jersey. It left the four-time Major winner ...

Russell Knox Shows He’s Right At Home In Maiden Play-Off Series Event.

Russell Knox kick-started his quest to bank a bonus $10m end-of-season pot of gold with a strong showing on the opening day of the Barclays Championship in New Jersey. The Inverness-born Knox is contesting the FedEx Cup Play Off Series for a first time in his short PGA Tour career and showed he wasn’t fazed posting a four under par 67 in hot and humid conditions on the Ridgwood Country Club course in Paramus. It put Knox into a clubhouse share of second place and just a shot behind the leading ...

Paul Casey Shoots Barclays 66 But Still Gets Shivers Playing Ridgewood’s 7th.

Paul Casey muscled his way into an eight way share of second place with a five under par 66 and on a course where eight years ago he walked off in tears. Casey heads the large European contingent and not dropping a shot to be lying only a stroke behind American Bo Van Pelt who heads the $8m event at six under par. And while Casey gives himself no hope of making this year’s European side he could help but again getting emotional at the seventh. “The seventh hole gave me shivers today as that’s ...
Rory McIlroy is now starting at missing the cut and an end to his glorious PGA Tour  summer of success.  (Photo - www.pgatour.com)

Rory McIlroy Struggles Banking A Barclays Championship Opening 74.

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy posted a disappointing three over par 74 to be trailing eight shots behind the clubhouse leading American born trio of Cameron Tringale, Hunter Mahan and Charles Howell 111. The four-time Major winning McIlroy mid-afternoon on the first day of the first of the four FedEx Cup Play-Off Series found himself sharing 106th place in the elite 125-player field. McIlroy struggled from the outset on the famed tree-lined Tillinghast designed gem to be three-over par after four holes, ...
Tiger Woods gives Rory McIlroy an absolute soaking in their 'Ice Bucket Challenge'.

US President George W Bush Accepts McIlroy’s ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ …. Video.

No sooner had Rory McIlroy walked from the Ridgewood Country Club course following his Pro Am and he was shown a remarkable video by his manager Sean O’Flaherty of former US President George W Bush. The four-time Major winning McIlroy had challenge Bush on Monday when he and Tiger Woods accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge. But little did McIlroy know that Bush would be happy to accept the challenge despite giving the impression in the video below he was going to opt out and drawing on what he ...
Rory McIlroy surrounded by autograph hunters at the back of the 18th green.

Rory McIlroy – A Day In The Office In Pictures.

Rory McIlroy’s day in the office on Wednesday was certainly not an ordinary day on the golf course. Since capturing a third Major, a first WGC title and then a fourth Major last fortnight life is far from mundane for the 25-year old. Monday had been spent firstly at the Ridgewood Country Club and venue for this week’s Barclays Championship.   He then crossed the Hudson River into New York State where McIlroy joined Tiger Woods in a photo shoot for new Nike equipment. There was an ‘Ice ...
Rory McIlroy said he laughed at a Masters suggestion by Tiger Woods and smiled he confronted with a Phil Mickelson remark.  (Photo - www.golfbytourmiss.com)

McIlroy Laughs At Woods Augusta Comment & Smiles At Mickelson’s Valhalla Remark.

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy returns to competition in New Jersey looking to win a fourth event in succession at the Barclays Championship and revealing he laughed off comments from Tiger Woods and then smiled at a remark by Phil Mickelson. McIlroy and Woods had been in nearby New York on Monday attending a Nike equipment launch before appearing together on the Jimmy Fallon Show. And before Woods headed home to Florida McIlroy said the injured 14-time Major winner could not resist having a dig at now ...