Sky Sports Golf podcast: Rory McIlroy’s return, Bernhard Langer’s legacy and Scottish Open predictions | Golf News

Rory McIlroy’s return to action, tributes to Bernard Langer’s career and predictions for the Genesis Scottish Open feature in a bumper edition of the Sky Sports Golf podcast. Former Ryder Cup-winning captain Sam Torrance and John E Morgan join regular host Josh Antmann to look back at the latest talking points from the golfing world…

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Xander Schauffele: Rory McIlroy in ‘tough spot’ after US Open heartbreak due to intense microscope | Golf News

As someone who has held the unofficial title of ‘best player yet to win a major’, Xander Schauffele can empathise with Rory McIlroy’s decision not to compete at this week’s Travelers Championship. On the heels of missing a pair of short putts over the final three holes on Sunday to finish second by a stroke…

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Rory McIlroy to ‘take a few weeks away’ from golf after US Open collapse which he describes as his ‘toughest day as a professional’ | Golf News

Rory McIlroy has commented for the first time since his US Open final-round heartbreak, tweeting he will take a few weeks away from the game after his ‘toughest day as a professional golfer’. McIlroy bogeyed three of his final four holes at Pinehurst No 2 on Sunday as he finished second at a major for…

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Rory McIlroy’s drought continues at the US Open: What went wrong and will he ever win another major? | Golf News

Rory McIlroy’s pre-tournament prediction that he was “closer than ever” to ending his major drought came true at the US Open, although it still wasn’t enough to claim the elusive victory. McIlroy stood on the 14th tee at Pinehurst No 2 on Sunday two shots ahead of overnight leader Bryson DeChambeau and in prime position…

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US Open 2024: How Rory McIlroy will be haunted by losing out to Bryson DeChambeau at Pinehurst No 2 | Golf News

Sir Nick Faldo fears that Rory McIlroy’s US Open heartbreak could haunt him for the rest of his career after blowing a glorious opportunity to claim an elusive fifth major title. McIlroy was in prime position to end his decade-long major drought when he charged up the leaderboard on the final day at Pinehurst No…

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US Open 2024: Bryson DeChambeau snatches one-shot win as Rory McIlroy’s major wait continues at Pinehurst No 2 | Golf News

Bryson DeChambeau capitalised on a late collapse from Rory McIlroy to win the US Open for a second time with a dramatic one-shot victory at Pinehurst No 2. DeChambeau took a three-shot lead into the final but day found himself two behind when McIlroy – playing in the penultimate group – made four birdies in…

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US Open 2024: Rory McIlroy says he has ‘great chance’ of chasing down Bryson DeChambeau on final day at Pinehurst | Golf News

Rory McIlroy says he’s got “a great chance” going into the final round of the US Open at Pinehurst, despite sitting three strokes behind overnight leader Bryson DeChambeau. McIlroy remains without a major win since claiming a fourth with his 2014 PGA Championship victory, the world No 3 posting 20 top-10 finishes at major championships…

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US Open 2024: Bryson DeChambeau takes big lead into final day with Rory McIlroy chasing at Pinehurst No 2 | Golf News

Bryson DeChambeau will take a commanding three-shot lead into the final round of the 124th US Open, with Rory McIlroy part of the chasing pack despite a frustrating finish at Pinehurst No 2. DeChambeau overcame a hip issue and slow start to his third round to card three birdies in a five-hole stretch to pull…

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US Open 2024: Rory McIlroy in ‘great position’ to challenge for fifth major despite ‘frustrating’ second round | Golf News

Rory McIlroy insists he is in a great position to end his decade-long major drought despite failing to build on his fast start to the US Open at Pinehurst No 2. McIlroy grabbed a share of the early lead alongside Patrick Cantlay after carding five birdies an opening-round 65, then followed it up with a…

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US Open 2024: Rory McIlroy shares first-round lead with Patrick Cantlay as Scottie Scheffler, Tiger Woods struggle | Golf News

Rory McIlroy made a dream start to his bid to claim an elusive fifth major title by grabbing a share of the first-round lead at the 124th US Open. McIlroy, chasing a first major victory since his 2014 PGA Championship success, carded five birdies in a bogey-free 65 at Pinehurst No 2 to match the…

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