Stenson Rise to 5th; Mickelson to 13th in Latest Rankings

Henrik Stenson rose back to No. 5 in the world with his win at The Open Championship and runner-up Phil Mickelson rocketed up to 13th, his highest standing in two years. Stenson closed the gap significantly on No. 4 Rory McIlroy, trailing the former No. 1 points (9.3918-8.776). Jason Day spent his 16th week in … Continue reading Stenson Rise to 5th; Mickelson to 13th in Latest Rankings

Rory McIlroy Soars to Top Spot in FedEx Cup Standings

Jimmy Walker's six-month stint at the top of the FedEx Cup leader board came crashing to a halt on Monday. You'll need one guess why. Thanks to his third straight win and second straight Major title, Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy overtook Walker in the points race for the year-end tournament. McIlroy has racked up 2,582 … Continue reading Rory McIlroy Soars to Top Spot in FedEx Cup Standings

Rory McIlRoy Roars to Bridgestone Title, No. 1 Ranking

There are presently two types of golfers in the world. Rory McIlroy and everybody else. In his first action since winning the Open Championship, McIlroy shot his second straight 66 on Sunday to slip past Sergio Garcia and win the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational by two strokes with a 15-under 265. With the victory, and the fact … Continue reading Rory McIlRoy Roars to Bridgestone Title, No. 1 Ranking

Rory McIlroy Stays Hot, Ups Open Lead to Four Strokes

There was no second-round fade for Rory McIlroy this week; instead the Northern Irishman enters the weekend with a four-stroke lead McIlroy, who already has titles at the US Open and PGA Championship in his short career, is two days away from adding his first at the Major closest to his heart. Using a series … Continue reading Rory McIlroy Stays Hot, Ups Open Lead to Four Strokes