Tag Archives: Rory-mania

Jul
17
2011
By Stephanie Wei under British Open

Give me some sun, please!

Rory McIlroy didn’t have his best at Royal St. George’s. He struggled a bit in the bad weather over the weekend. While he wasn’t out of the hunt completely going into Sunday, he wasn’t in striking position. It simply wasn’t Rory’s week. He finished in a ho-hum tie for 25th. Which in the grand scheme of things really isn’t so terrible.

Amazingly, McIlroy admitted he doesn’t like playing in bad weather.

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Jul
12
2011
By Stephanie Wei under British Open

Cameras don't stop clicking

A massive crowd gathered around the practice putting green at the Open Champbionship, quickly turning into a gallery four rows deep. Photographers, lugging their heavy equipment, scrambled to try to squeeze through for a clear shot. There was an exhilarating buzz in the air.

It was a scene we’ve witnessed before, but this time the fuss wasn’t over Tiger Woods. It was for the boy wunderkind, the one some are (unfairly) dubbing “the new Tiger” — yes, it was Rory McIlroy.

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