Rory McIlroy, MBE, is a Northern Irish Professional Golfer. He was born in County Down, Northern Ireland on 4 May 1989. He is a member of the European and PGA Tours. He is married and currently lives in Northern Ireland.
He won the 2012 PGA Championship (with a tournament record margin of victory (8 strokes)), the 2014 Open Championship, and the 2014 PGA Championship. He is one of the four players to win three majors by the age of 25. The others being Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth.
He turned professional in 2007 and had his first win on the European Tour in 2009 and on the PGA Tour in 2010. In 2011 at the age of 22, he became the youngest player ever to reach €10 million in career earnings on the European Tour. In 2012, he became the youngest player to reach $10 million in career earnings on the PGA Tour.