World No.1 slumps to a six-over 78 in the second round to miss the cut in his defence of the BMW PGA Championship.
Italian recovers from shaky start to move into double figures for the Championship.
McIlroy's 267 at the Wells Fargo Championship was a course record, but has anyone ever scored lower than 61 in a round of 18?
Masters champion Jordan Spieth made a 20-foot birdie putt on 18 that vaulted him into a share of the first-round lead with three others at the rain-delayed Colonial.
Italian leads by two after first round of the BMW PGA Championship.
World No.1 posts a rocky opening round of 71 at the BMW PGA Championship.
'Outside of the majors, I can't think of a tournament I'd like to win more than the BMW PGA Championship,' says the local favourite.
'Golf is a very fickle game and it can humble you quite quickly,' says the world No.1 ahead of his Wentworth title defence.
Rory McIlroy brought along his pal to play in the BMW PGA Championship Pro-Am, and ESPN's Alex Perry hopes we'll be seeing a lot more of him in the coming months.
World No.1 pays tribute to 14-time major winner and reveals he looks to rival for inspiration on and off the course.
BMW PGA Championship preview: The world No.1 is in blistering form as he heads to Wentworth this week in a bid to make it three wins in four weeks.
Two-time BMW PGA Championship winner looking to kick-start his season at Wentworth as he bids to qualify for the US Open and Open Championship.
Mystery surrounds American Ryder Cup star's withdrawal after he decides to play PGA Tour event instead.
Two-time BMW PGA Championship winner says the likes of Ian Poulter, Sergio Garcia and Henrik Stenson should be at Wentworth.
Rory McIlroy has warned his rivals he can get even better after admitting he doesn't suffer from dealing with pressure any more.
James Morrison of England won the Spanish Open by four shots after shooting a 3-under 69 in Sunday's final round.
Rory McIlroy was more methodical than electrifying Sunday in winning the Wells Fargo Championship and setting a tournament record at 21-under.
Enough of the rivalry talk. If there is one takeaway from Rory McIlroy's Wells Fargo win, it is that he is proving to be this generation's top golf talent.
Golfers constantly make decisions on the course, yet it was a choice Rory McIlroy made outside the ropes that had a major effect on what would become his 11th PGA Tour win.
The riches of the Premier League only continue to grow, but Simon Barnes asks: Is the glory of reaching England's top-flight truly worth it?
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