Rory McIlroy is likely the greatest golfer ever to come out of Hollywood. Hollywood, County Down in Northern Ireland, of course. While Tiger Woods was battling fire hydrants and women, McIlroy claimed the top ranking in golf in 2012 (Tiger took it back in 2013). McIlroy has won 2 major championships: the 2011 Masters and 2012 PGA Championship. In 2012 he became the youngest player to reach $10 million on the PGA Tour.
Rory McIlroy, MBE, born May 4, 1989, is a Northern Irish professional golfer from Holywood in County Down. He is formerly the World Number One. On June 10, 2011 he won the U.S. Open, setting a record score of 16-under-par on his way to an eight-shot victory. He has been cited as the most exciting young prospect in golf and having the potential to become one of the highest earners in sports in terms of endorsements.
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