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Rory McIlroy to play the British Masters after disappointing BMW Championship

Four-time major winner McIlroy missed the cut in the recent Dell Technologies Championship and could only manage a tie for 58th at the BMW Championship. The Northern Irishman finds himself down to eighth in the latest world rankings, his lowest position for more than three years. The former world number one has endured an injury-plagued season and appeared set to ...

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Ten years in the books, Rory at a crossroads

It was 10 years ago Monday that Rory McIlroy turned professional, and all he’s done since is win four majors, hold the No. 1 world ranking for 95 weeks and become the most electrifying player of the post-Tiger Woods era. But perhaps it’s fitting that this landmark falls today, with McIlroy at a professional crossroads. It’s been a transitional year, ...

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BMW Championship 2017: Rory McIlroy not about to raise white flag

Again, there was hardly any spark as McIlroy sought to keep alive very slim hopes of defending next week’s Tour Championship with a second round 69 at the BMW Championship in suburban Chicago. McIlroy’s 36-hole one-under tally left him in a then share of 48th place in the 70-only field but with Tour officials projecting McIlroy’s projected FedEx Cup standing ...

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BMW Championship 2017: Jordan Spieth makes solid start, Rory McIlroy off the pace

McIlroy went into the penultimate play-off event for the season-ending tournament in 51st position in the FedEx Cup standings, meaning a good performance this week is crucial to his hopes of reaching the top 30 qualifying places. But an opening round of one-over-par 72 left him trailing 10 strokes behind clubhouse leader Marc Leishman in joint 55th position, with a ...

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Jordan Spieth: Rory McIlroy will still be a force for years to come

McIlroy tees-up in this week’s 70-player only BMW Championship in suburban Chicago staring at the possibility of not defending next week’s season-ending Tour Championship should he not move inside the top-30 on the FedEx Cup standings. McIlroy will tee-up at 11.17am (local Chicago time/5.17pm UK), and alongside Scot Martin Laird, in 51st place and needing to jump 21 spots to ...

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Rory McIlroy drops to lowest ranking in more than three years ahead of BMW Championship

McIlroy missed the cut in the Dell Technologies Championship and has slipped from fourth to sixth in the latest standings behind winner Justin Thomas and Spain’s Jon Rahm. The last time the former world number one was ranked so low was in July 2014, when he was eighth after the Scottish Open before winning the Open Championship at Hoylake the ...

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