McIlroy predicts merger of PGA & European tours

Rory McIlroy believes "discussions have taken place" about the PGA Tour merging with the European Tour and that it is "counter-productive" for them to compete as they currently do.McIlroy says the US-based circuit could buy its European rival but then let it run the key events on its continent."The World

Rory McIlroy: Northern Irishman adds British Masters to late-season schedule

Rory McIlroy has added next week's British Masters to his schedule after failing to qualify for this week's Tour Championship in the US.McIlroy will play at the Close House venue in Northumberland a week before the Dunhill Links Championship.The four-time major winner has slipped two spots to eighth in the

Leishman leads as McIlroy struggles in BMW Championship

BMW Championship (US unless stated)-9: Leishman (Aus); -7: Day (Aus), Hoffman, Lovemark; -6: Fowler, Bradley, Spieth, Finau, Cabrera-Bello (Spa)Selected others: -5: Mickelson; -4: Rose -3: Garcia (Spa); -2: Poulter (Eng), Casey (Eng); level: D Johnson; +1: McIlroy (NI)Rory McIlroy's defence of his FedEx Cup title was damaged by a one

Rory McIlroy needs top-four BMW finish to maintain play-offs hopes

Rory McIlroy heads into this week's BMW Championship in Illinois needing a top-four finish to retain any hopes of repeating his 2016 FedEx Cup triumph.McIlroy is 51st in the play-offs standings and only the top 30 on Sunday evening will go forward to next week's Tour Championship finale in Atlanta.His

McIlroy at lowest world ranking for more than three years

Rory McIlroy will enter next week's BMW Championship play-offs event in the US at his lowest world ranking for more than three years.The four-time major winner has slipped from fourth to sixth in the rankings after missing the cut at the Dell Technologies Championship in Boston.Winner Justin Thomas and Spain's

Dell Championship: Rory McIlroy misses cut as Jon Rahm leads in Boston

Dell Championship second-round leaderboard-9 J Rahm (Sp); -7 A Hadwin (Can), P Casey (Eng), K Stanley (US), K Streelman (US); -6 G Murray (US), P Mickelson (US), B DeChambeau (US), M Leishman (Aus)Selected others: -5 J Rose (Eng), J Spieth (US); -4 D Johnson (US), J Thomas (US); -2 S