Rory Mcilroy - the Biography

By Frank Worrall

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  • Publication Date: 4 Jun 2012
  • Publisher: John Blake Publishing Ltd
  • Imprint: John Blake Publishing Ltd
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ISBN: 9781782190011
ISBN: 9781857826760



Rory's amazing amateur career saw him conquer Ireland and Europe before topping the World Amateur Rankings in 2007. But he really came to prominence with his superb opening three-under-par 68 in the 2007 Open Championship at Carnoustie. He went on to accpet the Silver Medal as leading amateur. Despite high expectations, Rory keeps a cool head on his young shoulders and lets his golf do the talking. In 2008 he entered the elite of the top 100 in the Official World Golf Rankings and his maiden victory came in the 2009 Dubai Desert Classic where he edured a nail-biting final hole. His final breakthrough came when in June 2011 he won his first major, the US Open. Rory finished on an amazing total of sixteen under par to seal his place among the golfing greats - a position confirmed when he was made an MBE in the 2012 New Year Honours. This is the fascinating story of one of golf's most exciting young talents.

About the author

Frank Worrall is a journalist who writes regularly for the "Sun" and the"Sunday Times." He is the author of "The Magnificent Sevens," "Rooney: Wayne's World," and"Roy Keane: Red Man Walking.""

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