Rory Mcilroy Bio Age, Career, Net Worth
Rory Mcilroy is a legendary golf player from Northern Ireland. He was born on May 4, 1989, who is also a professional member of PGA and European Tours. He is the record 19-time winner of the PGA Tour and also a four-time winner major champion winner. Due to his extraordinary career, Rory Mcilroy has been the former number, one golf player, in the whole world. He has been one of the most consistent and excellent golfers in the world who has won four majors awards before reaching 25 years. Due to his talent and popularity, he has a very large fan following on social media. Currently, Rory Mcilroy has over 5 million social media followers worldwide.
Rory McIlroy was born in Holywood, Northern Ireland near County Down. His father’s name is Gerry Mcilroy whereas his mother’s name is Rosie McDonald. He was very talented in sports from a young age and was introduced to golf by his father. Since his father was a talented golfer himself he started training Rory when he was on his school days. Rory was equally talented on golf as well. Regarding his education, Rory joined St Patrick Primary School and later graduated from Sulivan Upper School. Rory also joined the Hollywood Golf club when he was very young to hone his skills as a golfer. He was trained by another professional golfer Michael Banon. His parents used to work very hard to provide him with care, education, and training. Rory started playing in competitions when he was just 9 years old. He participated in World Championship at the 9-10 age bracket in Miami Florida which was his first major tournament.
Rory Mcilroy Amateur career began in 2004 when he was offered East Tennesee State University Scholarship, however, he continued to play amateur golf and rejected the scholarship. At the age of just 15, he started training for Junior Ryder Cup and later joined with the members of the European team. A year later Rory won his first two tournaments to become the youngest golfer to win the Irish Close Championship and West of Ireland Championship. Rory started his professional career by playing in Quinn British Masters where he finished in 42nd position in 2007. In 2008 a year later he participated in Open Day Madrid Valle Romano and finished fourth in the tournaments. A year later he impressed everyone in the golf industry with his performance that made him finished third in the South African tournament. The performance made him eligible for Masters Tournament in 2009.
Rory’s first PGA Tour win came in 2010 on the Quail Hollow Championship. He also became one of the most valuable players in the 2010 Ryder Cup that the European team won against the USA. He also leads the Master’s Tournament at the age of just 17 to become the youngest player.
Wife or Girlfriend
Rory Mcilroy is married to his longtime girlfriend Erica Stroll. When they met Erica was an employee of PGA and used to go on PGA Tour along with the players and Rory. They started dating in 2014 and then got engaged a year later in Paris. They finally got married in 2017 after three years of engagement. The couple also gave birth to their first baby daughter in 2020 and named her Poppy Kennedy Mcilroy.
Before marrying Erica Stroll, Rory had a couple more relationships. He was even engaged to Dennis Tennis player Caroline Wozniacki but the couple broke up shortly after without disclosing the reason. Rory has also dated Katie Larmour, Megan Markle, and Holly Sweeney.
Rory Mcilroy is a legendary golf player who was the former number one for the PGA. He has won countless awards including the PGA Championship and World Championship as well. Rory is one of the highest paying golf players in the world and has earned over $200,000 per tour and over 15 million per year from his career as a golfer. Rory has also earned from various brands and endorsements as well. Currently, Rory Mcilroy has a net worth of approximately $150 million as of 2021.
- Rory Mcilroy started his professional golf career when he was just 15 years old.
- He has a wife named Erica Stroll and has a daughter named Poppy Mcilroy.
- Rory has won PGA championship 19 times and World Championship four times.
- Rory Mcilroy has a net worth of approximately $150 million as of 2021.