Rory McIlroy: Ryder Cup Qualifier

McIlroy holds the No.1 spot in Europe

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012  |  Updated 1:33 PM CDT
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Rory McIlroy: Ryder Cup Qualifier

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Rory McIlroy, Northern Irish professional golfer on the PGA Tour.

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The Player: Rory McIlroy

Residence:  Holywood, Northern Ireland

 

Points: 4,050,288.10

 

Avg. Shooting 2012: 70.4

 

Money made in 2012: $3,164,700

 

The Buzz: McIlroy began playing the game at age 2 and left school at 16 to focus on amateur golf. In 2005 he became the youngest player to win the Irish Amateur Closed Championship. McIlroy finished 1st in this year’s PGA Tour at The Honda Classic and in August won his second major. Big things are expected from this likeable golfer who recently has received more comparisons to Tiger Woods.

 

 

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