Golfer Rory McIlroy strongly disputes claims that he had a representation agreement with two special purpose non-trading companies with no assets rather than with Horizon Sports Management, a judge was told today. Photograph: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

An email sent by golfer Rory McIlroy in October 2011 indicated he had no difficulty with a proposed representation agreement under which he wo(...)

You know the figures are going to be big when places such as Monte Carlo and Malta start raising their heads in the course of a commercial court actio(...)

   During 2012 McIlroy’s career continued on an upward trajectory and he won five tournaments. Horizon  landed a contract under which Nike was to pay $20 million a year to the golfer

The Rory McIlroy court case in Dublin illustrates the extent to which the golfer lives in a world where his image is an asset that is the subject of e(...)

Irish golfer Rory McIlroy who has started legal proceedings against three defendants, including his former management firm Horizon Sports Management. Photograph: PA

Golfer Rory McIlroy’s action against his former agent, Horizon Sports Management, is to be fast-tracked in the big business division of the High Court(...)

Graeme McDowell’s career is steered by Conor Ridge’s Horizon Sports Management agency.

Golf major winner Graeme McDowell’s career continues to flourish under the direction of the Dublin sports agency spurned by his close friend Rory McIl(...)

McIlroy’s former management company Horizon has expressed its “disappointment” at his decision. Horizon was involved in one of the most lucrative agreements in sport when McIlroy signed a deal with sports company Nike, reputedly for $100 million. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

Former world number one golfer Rory McIlroy has left his Dublin-based management company Horizon Sports Management to set up one of his own. The 24-ye(...)