Rory McIlroy plays a shot on the fifth hole during the final round of the Genesis Invitational in Pacific Palisades, California. Photo: Chris Trotman/Getty Images

The amount of greenbacks up for grabs doesn’t always lure the big names. No fewer than three of the world’s top-10 ranked players – Brooks Koepka, Tig(...)

Rory McIlroy plays a shot from the eighth tee at Riveriera where a special marker is being used remembering Kobe Bryant. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty

Rory McIlroy was denied another “euphoric moment” in becoming world number one for the first time since September 2015 and admits he faces a tough tas(...)

Victory in the Tour Championship helped Rory McIlroy’s return to world number one. Photograph: Kevin C. Cox/Getty

The vagaries of the world rankings aren’t lost on Rory McIlroy, who returned to top of the pile again without the need to swing a club. The weighted s(...)

Rory McIlroy hits his tee shot from the fifth tee during the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. Photo: USA Today Sports

Rory McIlroy failed to win the Farmers Insurance Open and failed too to regain the world number one spot in the world rankings. But the 30-year-old No(...)