Rory McIlroy is a professional golfer who is a member of PGA as well as European Tours. Also, he has represented Great Britain & Ireland, Europe and Ireland in golf. Over the years, McIlroy has earned a lot of titles and championship. Let’s find out how much is Rory McIlroy’s net worth in 2018.
Rory McIlroy Early Life
Rory McIlroy was born in 1989 on 4 May to Rosie and Gerry McIlroy. He was born in Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland. McIlroy is an only child.
His father is an excellent golfer too who started coaching him while he was very young. He was the youngest member when he joined Holywood Golf Club.
McIlroy joined St. Patrick’s Primary School and later went to Sullivan Upper School. He had considered accepting a golf scholarship to East Tennessee State University.
Between 2011 and 2014, McIlroy was dating Caroline Wozniacki. She is a Danish tennis professional. On 31st December 2013, the two got engaged. However, he ended the engagement, and according to Wozniacki, it was via a phone call and never communicated again with her after that.
Beginning 2015, he started dating Erica Stoll. She is a former PGA of America employee. They got engaged in Paris during a vacation in December 2015. They tied a knot in April 2017. There are no records of a child he has had with anyone so far.
Rory McIlroy Career, Awards & Achievement
McIlroy was a member of the winners of Junior Ryder Cup of 2004 at the age of 15. He was representing Europe in that event which took place in Ohio. Between 2004 and 2007, he was playing as an amateur. During this period, he managed to win in almost all occasions.
His professional career started in 2007 on 18 September. During Hus first game he was position 42 at the Quinn Direct British Masters. He improved to position 3 for the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship and the 4th one in the Open de Madrid Valle Romano. He has been playing golf ever since up to date.
Awards & Achievements
McIlroy has had five amateur wins and 22 professional ones. He has experienced 13 wins on both PGA Tour and European Tour. The number of wins for Asian Tour and PGA Tour of Australasia is one. He also has one other win.
Also, he has four wins and two wins in Major Champions and World Golf Championships, respectively. He was PGA Tour leading money winner in 2012 and 2014. For the same years, McIlroy was PGA Player of the Year, PGA Tour Player of the Year and won both Bryson Nelson Award and Vardon Award.
Between 2012 and 2015, excluding 2013, he was European Tour Order of Merit winner, European Tour Golfer of the Year and won Mark H. McCormack Award.
Net Worth of Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy has an estimated net worth of over $125 million. He solely depends on golfing for a livelihood. He has played for various Tours and participated in several championships for the last decade. McIlroy earned €277,255 during the 2007 European Tour season.
In 2015, Forbes estimated his annual salary to be $48.5 million. That explains his great net worth that is associated with him.
Rory McIlroy is an excellent golfer who has won a lot of awards in the same respect. He became the third youngest winner of British Open winning at the age of 24. At one point, for 95 consecutive weeks, he was world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking. McIlroy has represented Ireland, Great Britain, and Europe as an amateur as well as a professional. He has five amateur wins and 22 professional ones.