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NEWS: McIlroy Hopes To Overcome Slow-Start Trend In Pursuit Of Career Slam View More
Rory McIlroy plays his final practice round Wednesday at the Masters. (Photo: Lucy Nicholson, Reuters)

NEWS: McIlroy Hopes To Overcome Slow-Start Trend In Pursuit Of Career Slam

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – Here is the anomaly of Rory McIlroy and the Masters: He has the second-lowest career scoring average at Augusta National among players who have played 25 to 49 tournament rounds (71.82), but the Masters remains the one major championship McIlroy has not won. His best chance came…

QUICK TAKE: McIlroy and Johnson Lose on Day One View More
Peter Uihlein defeated Rory McIlroy in round-robin play at the WGC-Dell Match Play. (Photo Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: McIlroy and Johnson Lose on Day One

The WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play  is no longer a single-elimination tournament, but losing the opening round of pool play doesn’t bode well for your chances. Last year, only three players lost their first match and went on to advance to the quarterfinals. That’s bad news for Dustin Johnson and Rory…

QUICK TAKE: Woods Strong While Other Stars Struggle

QUICK TAKE: Woods Strong While Other Stars Struggle

PALM HARBOR, FLORIDA | Those who have insisted a successful Tiger Woods comeback could never happen are now beginning to sweat. Coming off of a 12th-place finish at the Honda Classic, Woods had an exuberant crowd captivated from the opening gun during his 1-under 70 Thursday at the Valspar Championship….

QUICK TAKE: Terrific Trio Pumps Life Into Valspar View More
Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth will play with Henrik Stenson in the first two rounds of the Valspar Championship. (Photo Credit: Kyle Terada, USA Today Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Terrific Trio Pumps Life Into Valspar

PALM HARBOR, FLORIDA | As the cool wind blew through the lush terrain of Innisbrook’s Copperhead Course, you could sense a renewed energy to the Valspar Championship. Tiger Woods. Rory McIlroy. Jordan Spieth. Rarely have they found themselves in the same PGA Tour field, let alone at an event that…

WATCH: Rory Four-Putts For A Double Bogey At Pebble Beach Pro-Am View More
Rory McIlroy four-putts the par-4 fifth on Monterey Peninsula Country Club during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. (via Twitter)

WATCH: Rory Four-Putts For A Double Bogey At Pebble Beach Pro-Am

This is hard to watch. Rory McIlroy four-putted – from no more than 10 feet – for a double bogey on the par-4 fifth hole at Monterey Peninsula Country Club during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. McIlroy drove it just short of the green on the…

Rory Revved Up For Pebble Beach Pro-Am Debut View More
Rory McIlroy is making his AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am debut this week. (Action Images via Reuters/Craig Brough)

Rory Revved Up For Pebble Beach Pro-Am Debut

PEBBLE BEACH, CALIFORNIA | For Rory McIlroy, his first appearance in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am comes with both a practical and an emotional benefit. McIlroy will spend the next three days – four if they play well enough – with his father, Gerry, who is his amateur partner at…