US Open: Rory McIlroy to return from rib injury at Erin Hills

World number two Rory McIlroy says he has recovered from a rib injury and will for the US Open. The 28-year-old Northern Irishman was treated for a stress fracture to the ribs earlier in the year and pulled out of May’s PGA Championship at Wentworth. He also missed this weekend’s Memorial Tournament, the final warm-up…

Rory McIlroy pulls out of PGA Championship with rib injury

World number two Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from next week’s PGA Championship at Wentworth because of a rib injury. The 28-year-old, who was treated for a stress fracture to his ribs earlier in the year, felt discomfort during the recent Players Championship in Florida. “I have been advised to take a conservative approach to my…

Rory McIlroy signs reported $100m Taylor Made equipment deal

Players Championship Venue: TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida Dates: 11-14 May Coverage: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website on Saturday and Sunday World number two Rory McIlroy has chosen to play with Taylor Made clubs following Nike’s decision to stop making golf equipment. McIlroy will use Taylor Made for all his equipment,…

World Championship 2017: Judd Trump on brink against Rory McLeod

Tournament favourite Judd Trump is just a frame away from a stunning first-round World Championship defeat against world number 54 Rory McLeod. McLeod, a 46-year-old 1,000-1 outsider, led 9-7 when the match had to be stopped prior to the afternoon session. They will play to a finish after the first of the two evening matches…

Masters 2017: Charley Hoffman leads, Lee Westwood & Rory McIlroy in contention

Masters first-round leaderboard -7 Hoffman (US); -3 McGirt (US); -2 Westwood (Eng) -1 Henley (US), Chappell (US), Sullivan (Eng), Fitzpatrick (Eng), Mickelson (US), Rose (Eng), Dufner (US) Garcia (Spa) Selected others: Level Casey (Eng), Els (SA), Lowry (Ire), McIlroy (NI); +1 Fowler (US), Couples (US), Willett (Eng); +2 Day (Aus), B Watson (US); +3 Spieth…