Rory McIlroy

5 Things: Van Pelt leads The Barclays; McIlroy struggles

The FedEx Cup Playoffs got underway Thursday in Paramus, N.J., with the first round of The Barclays, and it was Bo Van Pelt grabbing the opening-round lead with a 6-under 65.

Expert Picks: McIlroy, Furyk among Barclays faves

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy and Jim Furyk are among our experts' favorites for The Barclays this week on PGA Tour -- see who else our senior writers expect to contend in this week's FedEx Cup playoffs opener.

Rory McIlroy takes fans' questions on Facebook

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy took over the PGA Tour's Facebook page today to answer some of his fans' questions -- which ranged from playing tips to drinking from the Claret Jug.

Barclays: Tee times, first and second rounds

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy will share a tee time with reigning Masters champion Bubba Watson early Thursday and late Friday at The Barclays to start the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup playoffs.

Can McIlroy, Stenson avoid FedEx Cup jinxes?

Rory McIlroy is No. 1 in the FedEx Cup standings, but as the playoffs begin the man in that position has only prevailed twice -- and defending champion Henrik Stenson is working against history as well.

Tiger, McIlroy take on Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge has taken the sports world by storm, and the latest superstars to get in on the action are Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy – together.

McIlroy shows off Claret Jug at Man U opener

Rory McIlroy showed off the Claret Jug while being honored during halftime of Manchester United's English Premier League opener at Old Trafford.

Dusek: Learn to love the PGA Championship

The PGA Championship gets the short end of the major championship stick -- but for more than a decade, the PGA Championship has delivered some of most riveting drama in the sport.

Tiger Woods slips, Phil Mickelson rises in OWGR

Tiger Woods has dropped out of the top 10 in the OWGR after missing the cut at the PGA Championship, while Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler made gains.

McIlroy claims 2nd straight major at PGA

Rory McIlroy lost the PGA Championship lead for some time Sunday, but fought back past Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler and Henrik Stenson to win at Valhalla for his second straight major title.

To PGA victor McIlroy belong spoils

Rory McIlroy receives plenty for his 2014 PGA Championship victory at Valhalla – much of it, however, he already had!

Winner's Style: Rory McIlroy at the PGA Championship

Make that three wins in a row for Rory McIlroy. See the Nike Golf apparel he wore Thursday through Sunday at Valhalla.

Tracker: McIlroy wins PGA Championship

Again starting the day at the PGA Championship with a one-shot lead, Rory McIlroy won't have a cushion to rely on if he's to win his second consecutive major Sunday at Valhalla. Follow the highlights here!

McDowell: McIlroy showing 'Tiger-esque' abilities

A fellow Northern Irishman who has seen Rory McIlroy grow and is surprised by little that he can do, Graeme McDowell is thoroughly impressed by his Ryder Cup teammate's recent run of success.

McIlroy's cell phone passcode revealed on CBS

Rory McIlroy used his phone plenty as he and the rest of the field waited out the 100-minute weather delay on Sunday, and CBS cameras caught him putting in his passcode and it became an instant Twitter hit.

McIlroy ball from British Open goes for $52,000

The lucky fan that caught Rory McIlroy's Nike RZN Black golf ball on Sunday of the Open Championshp is $38,000 richer today after an auction completed.

Masuda: McIlroy will need to fend off best Sunday

Rory McIlroy used a back-nine, 3-under 33 to post a 4-under 67 and stay atop a tight PGA Championship leaderboard that features the likes of Rickie Fowler, Phil Mickelson, Jason Day and Henrik Stenson.

Tee times: PGA Championship, final round

Here are the tee times and pairings for Sunday's final round of the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky.

Tracker: McIlroy still leads PGA Championship

The answer to, "Who can stop Rory McIlroy?" could emerge during Saturday's third round of the PGA Championship -- with Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler and Jason Day capable. Follow the highlights here!

Quick hits: McIlroy, Day take on soggy Valhalla

Our Nick Masuda roamed the first 10 holes with Rory McIlroy and Jason Day on Saturday, and has these Instagram photos to tell the story of a solid opening nine holes for both.

VIDEO: Faldo talks McIlroy's equipment, contract

In Part II of his sit-down with Jeff Rude, Nick Faldo talks about why it might have been a bad idea for Rory McIlroy to switch equipment companies this early in his career.

VIDEO: Rory vs. Robot (Euro Tour ad)

Rory McIlroy takes on a hilarious robot in a European Tour ad.

McIlroy talks about Europe's dramatic win

Rory McIlroy talks about his dramatic 2-and-1 win over Keegan Bradley.

Rory McIlroy talks about taking Deutsche lead

Rory McIlroy talks about taking the lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship.