Does Rory McIlroy Have Any Siblings? Find Out About The Golfers Brother And Sister

 

Rory McIlroy playing golf at a very young age ( Source : Flickr )

Rory McIlroy is a professional golfer and hails all the way from Nother Ireland, he is the only child in his family.

As his parents witnessed something special about Rory's golfing ability, the couple wanted to support and give him every opportunity to succeed at Golf.

Their sacrifices working at multiple jobs just so they could afford Rory's golfing expenses didn't go in vain after all.

The golfer went on to win World Championship for the 10-year-old age group in Miami. Rory started his career at a young age, at age 16 he began to play at a pro level. In 2007, Rory was ranked at the number one spot in the World Amateur Golf ranking.


Rory McIlroy Has No Siblings

Born on May 4, 1989, the golfer started holding gulf club before he could even walk and driving his ball up to 40 when he was just 2.

Former No.1 in the Official World Golf ranking, Rory is the only child of his father Gerry Mcilroy, and mother Rosie McDonald.

Rory grew up in Hollywood, Nothern Ireland, his father Gerry used to coach him. However, he went to Hollywood Golf Club for training where he developed his golfing skills. where his father used to work as a barman.

Moreover, Gerry worked at a sports club from early morning to noon as a cleaner. Right after that, Gerry worked up until midnight as a barman at the Hollywood Golf Club where his son used to train.

The golfer's parents have been his biggest cheerleader since Day 1
The golfer's parents have been his biggest cheerleader since Day 1 ( Source : Sportscasting )

It's through his hard work and sacrifices, Rory succeeded in being one of the best golfers in history. Rory has the utmost level of respect for his parents.

Is Rory Mcilroy Married?

Rory Mcilroy MBE is married to his American beauty Erica Stoll. Erica tied the knot with Irishman back in 2017 and has been cheering for him ever since.

Former PGA employee, Erica was working as the manager of Championship Volunteer Operations for American PGA in 2011. However, the couple first laid eyes on each other in 2012 at the Ryder Cup in Medinah.

Rory McIlroy with his wife Erica Stoll & daughter Poppy Kennedy McIlroy
Rory McIlroy with his wife Erica Stoll & daughter Poppy Kennedy McIlroy ( Source : Imagesvc )

Four major winners and PGA employee, Rory and Erica gave birth to a beautiful daughter, born on 31st August 2020. They named her Poppy Kennedy McIlroy.

Rory Mcilroy Parents Rosie & Gerry Had Ironic Attendance Duties 

Talking about Rory's mother, Rosie is somewhat shy when it comes to getting into the spotlight. She prefers to stay out of the attention. As a result, the proud parents decided to split up their attendance duties. However, they don't attend all of Rory's tournaments but go to 4 majors.

Like when Rory goes to Masters and British Open, Gerry attends the other two majors. Rory may not go to all of the tournaments, but that doesn't mean she worries any less. In 2011 Masters, when Rory lost, he himself consoled his mother, as Rosie spoke to Belfast Telegraph. Ironic!

Rory's Accomplishment As Professional Golfer

Being one of the most decorated professional golfers, Rory Mcilroy bags approximately $160 million as his net worth. Rory has won the 2011 US Open, the Professional Golfer's Association Championship in 2012 & 2014, along with Open Championship in 2014.

Throughout his professional career, Rory has managed to win four majors which is not a small feat to achieve. Only  Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus have won 4 majors before turning 25.

The fourth time major tournament champions, Rory McIlroy at a PGA Tour Event
The fourth time major tournament champions, Rory McIlroy at a PGA Tour Event ( Source : Flickr )

In addition, Rory has placed himself in the top 10, 14 times. The golfer won 21 PGA and 14 European tour events. He's kind of known as a big-tournament player, as his record speaks for itself. 

In addition to that, he was recognized as European Tour Player of the Year as well as European Tour Order of Merit Winner in 2012, 2014, and 2015.

Not to mention, he was given the third highest ranked, Member of British Empire award.

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