Rory McIlroy shakes hands with Gary Woodland on the 16th hole green after winning their championship match. Photograph: Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Image

Kerching! On the day before his 26th birthday, world number one Rory McIlroy ruled the roost in the WGC-Cadillac Matchplay Championship at Harding Par(...)

Rory McIlroy  and  caddie JP Fitzgerald suffer in the cold and foggy conditions during the pro-am  for the World  Match Play  at Harding Park  in San Francisco, California. Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images

To win the WGC-Cadillac Match Play as the world number one, a feat last accomplished by Tiger Woods back in 2008, Rory McIlroy will have to do it the(...)

Shane Lowry during the Masters tournament in Augusta. “The only mistake is if you don’t learn from such bad experiences,” he says. photograph: Charlie Riedel/AP

I’ll tell you one thing: I found the perfect antidote for missing the cut at the Masters – moving into a new house. No time for too much reflection wh(...)