GB’s Greatest Golfers – Rory McIlroy

Rory Mcllroy {Northern Ireland}

Professional Wins 7 Highest Open Finish: Won US Open 2011.
23 year old Rory was born in Holywood, County Down and was introduced to golf by his father at the tender age of 18 months. He is said to have hit a 40 yard drive 6 months later!, in 2007 he turned professional. Rory has represented Europe, Great Britain @ Ireland and Ireland, as both an amateur and professional player. As an amateur he topped the World Amateur Golf Rankings as a 17 year old in 2007. In 2010 he represented Europe in the Ryder Cup and in 2011 became the youngest player to reach 10 Million Euro’s in career earnings on the European Tour, currently [July 2012] ranked 2nd in the world.