MCILROY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MCILROY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Golf: Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58203386-77/mcilroy-open-british-major.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58203386-77/mcilroy-open-british-major.html.csp">Golf: Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Doug Ferguson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:11.984-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hoylake, England • Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf’s oldest trophy. On the claret jug, his name is etched in silver below Phil Mickelson. In the record book, he is listed behind Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods as the youngest to get three legs of the career Grand Slam. And over four days at Royal Liverpool, he had no equal. “I’m immensely proud of myself,” McIlroy said after his two-shot victory Sunday that was never reall...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582033862014-07-22T17:36:11.984-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T17:36:11.984-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58203386@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:11 MDT British Open: Runner-up again, but a nice consolation for Rickie Fowler http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58204484-77/fowler-majors-mcilroy-behind.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58204484-77/fowler-majors-mcilroy-behind.html.csp">British Open: Runner-up again, but a nice consolation for Rickie Fowler</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Paul Newberry</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:11.191-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hoylake, England • For Rickie Fowler, this is getting downright familiar. He’s not complaining. For the second time this summer, Fowler played in the final group of a major championship, failed to overcome a big deficit, and settled for the runner-up spot. This one came with a pretty good consolation prize: the 25-year-old American all but locked up a spot in the Ryder Cup this fall. “It’s hard to be disappointed about it,” Fowler said Sunday evening, not long after accepting the runner-up plate...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582044842014-07-22T17:36:11.191-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T17:36:11.191-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58204484@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:11 MDT Golf: Rory McIlroy has silver cup, now he wants green jacket http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207270-77/mcilroy-open-british-championship.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207270-77/mcilroy-open-british-championship.html.csp">Golf: Rory McIlroy has silver cup, now he wants green jacket</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL NEWBERRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:26.038-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hoylake, England • Rory McIlroy clutched the treasured piece of silverware, his reward for winning golf’s oldest major championship. Now he’s got his eyes on a new jacket. Something in green, preferably. With a grind-it-out performance on the final day of the British Open, McIlroy checked off another requirement for joining perhaps the most exclusive club in the game. U.S. Open? He’s won that. PGA Championship? Yep, got one of those too. British Open? Took care of that on Sunday. “I’m immensely...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582072702014-07-22T17:36:26.038-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T17:36:26.038-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207270@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:26 MDT Golf: Fowler faces McIlroy again in final group at British Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58201829-77/fowler-mcilroy-final-group.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58201829-77/fowler-mcilroy-final-group.html.csp">Golf: Fowler faces McIlroy again in final group at British Open</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL NEWBERRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T23:33:08.415-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hoylake, England • From the time they faced each other in the Walker Cup, a couple of 18-year-olds with the world at their feet, Rickie Fowler figured he’d go at it again someday with Rory McIlroy in a major championship. If only it was a fair fight. Fowler will be playing in the final group of a major for the second straight time, but he faces a daunting six-stroke deficit heading to Sunday at the British Open. With a brilliant finish to the third round, McIlroy put himself in prime position to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582018292014-07-19T23:33:08.415-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-19T23:33:08.415-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58201829@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:33:08 MDT Golf: Rory McIlroy builds 6-shot lead at British Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58201400-77/213-211-216-217.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58201400-77/213-211-216-217.html.csp">Golf: Rory McIlroy builds 6-shot lead at British Open</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL NEWBERRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T23:33:08.489-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hoylake, England • Rory McIlroy looked as though he had just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday. When he rolled in a 10-foot eagle putt on the final hole for a 4-under 68, he straightened his back, stared defiantly at thousands of fans crammed into the horseshoe arena around the 18th green at Royal Liverpool and lightly pumped his fist. He went from being tied for the lead to six shots ahead of Rickie Fowler in an hour. And suddenly, the biggest challenge facin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582014002014-07-19T23:33:08.489-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-19T23:33:08.489-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58201400@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:33:08 MDT British Open: Tiger Woods nearly misses cut http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58198340-77/woods-cut-open-british.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58198340-77/woods-cut-open-british.html.csp">British Open: Tiger Woods nearly misses cut</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:57:17.099-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hoylake, England • As his tee shot curled farther and farther away from the 17th fairway, heading toward all sorts of trouble, Tiger Woods simply stuffed his club in the bag. He appeared to mumble something to himself, but that was about it. No fiery outburst. No coarse language. No complaints about someone talking too loud, or being on the phone, or snapping a picture. Shoulders slumping, Woods looked as though he had accepted his fate. There won’t be a 15th major championship. Not at this Brit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198340@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:57:17 MDT British Open: No second-round collapse for Rory McIlroy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58198604-77/148-146-147-145.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58198604-77/148-146-147-145.html.csp">British Open: No second-round collapse for Rory McIlroy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Doug Ferguson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:57:17.058-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hoylake, England • Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. That was but a minor interruption in his command performance Friday in the British Open. Once he made a birdie, and then another, nothing could stop McIlroy. After a bogey on his opening hole stirred memories of another “Black Friday,” McIlroy looked more like the Boy Wonder who won two majors in a runaway. With three...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581986042014-07-18T22:57:17.058-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T22:57:17.058-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198604@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:57:17 MDT Golf: McIlroy and Woods deliver at British Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58194211-77/mcilroy-36-38-woods-35-36.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58194211-77/mcilroy-36-38-woods-35-36.html.csp">Golf: McIlroy and Woods deliver at British Open</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL NEWBERRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T23:12:03.594-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hoylake, England • Rory McIlroy had everything go his way Thursday in the British Open. A lovely summer day in England with abundant sunshine and minimal wind allowed him to attack Royal Liverpool. He made half his six birdies on the par 5s and kept bogeys off his card. And on the day Tiger Woods made a promising return, McIlroy took the lead with a 6-under 66, his best score in nearly two years at a major. Now if he can only find a way to get to the weekend. McIlroy either set himself up for a ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581942112014-07-17T23:12:03.594-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T23:12:03.594-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194211@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:12:03 MDT McIlroy shoots 66, Woods 69 at British Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58195256-77/woods-course-open-shot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58195256-77/woods-course-open-shot.html.csp">McIlroy shoots 66, Woods 69 at British Open</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL NEWBERRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T23:12:03.261-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hoylake, England • On a day when Tiger Woods made an impressive return to the majors, Rory McIlroy got off to another blistering start at the British Open. Now, can McIlroy keep it going? The two-time major champion took advantage of prime scoring conditions to shoot a 6-under 66 on Thursday, putting him in what has become a familiar position: the first-round lead. McIlroy has played the opening round in a cumulative 55-under par this year, including three 63s and a course-record 64 at last week...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581952562014-07-17T23:12:03.261-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T23:12:03.261-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195256@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:12:03 MDT British Open: McIlroy has to get past that ‘2nd-round thing’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58186642-77/mcilroy-golf-open-round.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58186642-77/mcilroy-golf-open-round.html.csp">British Open: McIlroy has to get past that ‘2nd-round thing’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL NEWBERRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T23:08:05.24-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hoylake, England • Rory McIlroy calls it his “second-round thing.” Just something in his head. Unfortunately for the two-time major champion, it’s become a very real problem. For some reason, McIlroy has struggled mightily on Fridays, a subject that came up again as he prepared for the British Open. This year, McIlroy has played the opening round at a cumulative 49-under par. On the weekends, he’s a combined 39 under. But on Fridays, for some reason, he’s at 15 over. “I have no problem shooting ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581866422014-07-15T23:08:05.24-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T23:08:05.24-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186642@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:08:05 MDT Golf: 2nd-round jinx strikes McIlroy again in Scotland http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58174260-77/mcilroy-round-jinx-scotland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58174260-77/mcilroy-round-jinx-scotland.html.csp">Golf: 2nd-round jinx strikes McIlroy again in Scotland</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE DOUGLAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T23:17:54.16-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Aberdeen, Scotland • The second-round jinx that has afflicted Rory McIlroy this season struck once again at the Scottish Open on Friday when he followed up a course-record 64 with a 7-over 78 that left him just above the cut mark. McIlroy has failed to build on fast starts in a frustrating first half of 2014 and it is now becoming a mental issue for the former world No. 1. “Having to talk about it, it’s always being brought up, it’s sort of in your mind,” McIlroy said. “Maybe I put myself under ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581742602014-07-11T23:17:54.16-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T23:17:54.16-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58174260@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:17:54 MDT Golf: McIlroy takes early lead at Scottish Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58169823-77/mcilroy-open-lead-scottish.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58169823-77/mcilroy-open-lead-scottish.html.csp">Golf: McIlroy takes early lead at Scottish Open</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE DOUGLAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T15:47:02.306-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Aberdeen, Scotland • Rory McIlroy rolled in six birdies in seven holes around the turn to shoot a 7-under 64 and take a one-stroke lead midway through the first round of the Scottish Open on Thursday. Refreshed after taking two weeks off, the No. 8-ranked McIlroy tamed windy conditions in northern Scotland to show his links game is in good shape ahead of next week’s British Open at Hoylake. One of the highlights of his round was driving the green on the 436-yard 13th hole while the group ahead w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581698232014-07-11T15:47:02.306-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T15:47:02.306-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58169823@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:47:02 MDT Orem native Scott Pinckney trying to catch up with friend Rory McIlroy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58166789-77/pinckney-mcilroy-tour-orem.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58166789-77/pinckney-mcilroy-tour-orem.html.csp">Orem native Scott Pinckney trying to catch up with friend Rory McIlroy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T23:28:14.881-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • To observe the Utah Championship’s history, Willow Creek Country Club could place a marker in the No. 3 fairway, where two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson’s epic drive once landed. In Provo, Riverside Country Club could commemorate another two-time major winner’s visit by posting a sign near the pool. The warning would honor Rory McIlroy, whose stay in Utah almost ended the very first day because of discomfort caused by a severe sunburn. “He just wanted to go home,” said Scott Pinckne...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58166789@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:28:14 MDT Olympic golf: McIlroy chooses to play for Ireland in Rio Games http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58084140-77/ireland-mcilroy-golf-irish.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58084140-77/ireland-mcilroy-golf-irish.html.csp">Olympic golf: McIlroy chooses to play for Ireland in Rio Games</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BERNIE McGUIRE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T16:44:09.194-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cork, Ireland • After months of indecision over who to represent, Rory McIlroy announced Wednesday that he will play for Ireland — not Britain — at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The 25-year-old McIlroy, who is from Northern Ireland, was eligible to play for either Ireland or Team GB when golf makes its return to the Olympics in Brazil for the first time since 1904. Having played all of his amateur golf under the auspices of the Dublin-based Golfing Union of Ireland, the two-time major win...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580841402014-06-19T16:44:09.194-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-19T16:44:09.194-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58084140@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:44:09 MDT Rough or not, Kaymer was the star of this U.S. Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58074247-77/kaymer-open-course-golf.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58074247-77/kaymer-open-course-golf.html.csp">Rough or not, Kaymer was the star of this U.S. Open</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DOUG FERGUSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T23:11:41.204-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 11:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pinehurst, N.C. • Two days into the U.S. Open, it didn’t look like one. No one ever began the toughest test in golf with consecutive rounds of 65. Martin Kaymer set the 36-hole scoring record at 130 amid complaints that a restored, rustic Pinehurst No. 2 without traditional rough was making it too easy. Or maybe Kaymer was simply that good. One question that came up Saturday morning is worth asking again after the “Germanator” produced the second-lowest score in U.S. Open history (271) with an e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580742472014-06-16T23:11:41.204-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-16T23:11:41.204-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58074247@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 23:11:41 MDT Golf: Paul Casey takes 3-shot lead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58009177-77/141-round-casey-139.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58009177-77/141-round-casey-139.html.csp">Golf: Paul Casey takes 3-shot lead</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-31T18:00:12.649-06:00">Updated May 31, 2014 06:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dublin, Ohio • Paul Casey expected to be chasing someone Friday in the Memorial, figuring it would be Rory McIlroy. After two holes, Casey had the lead to himself at Muirfield Village, and that was only the start of another big day. He took advantage of the par 5s for another 6-under 66, giving him a three-shot lead over Masters champion Bubba Watson going into the weekend. McIlroy, whose 63 was the lowest first round in the 39-year history of the tournament, was barely in the picture. He was 1...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580091772014-05-31T18:00:12.649-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-31T18:00:12.649-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58009177@www.sltrib.com Sat, 31 May 2014 18:00:12 MDT Golf: Rory McIlroy keeps on rolling at Memorial with 9-under 63 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58004734-77/mcilroy-bogey-round-double.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58004734-77/mcilroy-bogey-round-double.html.csp">Golf: Rory McIlroy keeps on rolling at Memorial with 9-under 63</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Doug Ferguson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-30T20:21:47.473-06:00">Updated May 30, 2014 08:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dublin, Ohio • Whether it’s his health or his personal life, Rory McIlroy is not easily distracted when he’s on top of his game. McIlroy made two eagles and three birdies on the back nine at Muirfield Village — along with a double bogey — on his way to a 9-under 63 and a three-shot lead Thursday after the opening round of the Memorial. A week ago, McIlroy began his week at Wentworth by announcing he and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and broken off their engagement. Then, he went out and won the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580047342014-05-30T20:21:47.473-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-30T20:21:47.473-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58004734@www.sltrib.com Fri, 30 May 2014 20:21:47 MDT