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Rory McIlroy

1989 - Today

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Rory McIlroy (born 4 May 1989) is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland who is a member of both the European and PGA Tours. He is a former world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking, having spent over 100 weeks in that position during his career. He is a four-time major champion, winning the 2011 U.S Open, 2012 PGA Championship, 2014 Open Championship, and 2014 PGA Championship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rory McIlroy has received more than 6,882,442 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Rory McIlroy is the 31st most popular golfer (down from 26th in 2019), the 5,659th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,550th in 2019) and the 4th most popular British Golfer.

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  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.00

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  • 4.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among GOLFERS

Among golfers, Rory McIlroy ranks 31 out of 62. Before him are Sergio García, Ian Woosnam, Ernie Els, Ángel Cabrera, Fred Couples, and John Daly. After him are Colin Montgomerie, Lorena Ochoa, Sandy Lyle, Adam Scott, Bubba Watson, and Martin Kaymer.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1989, Rory McIlroy ranks 431Before him are Mitch Hewer, Martín Campaña, Amandine Henry, Danilo Avelar, Danny Carvajal, and Cristian Gamboa. After him are Lee Sang-hwa, Sambou Yatabaré, Markieff Morris, Alex D. Linz, Alexandru Chipciu, and Aliona Moon.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Rory McIlroy ranks 5,659 out of 6,924. Before him are James Toseland (1980), Himesh Patel (1990), Stuart Conquest (1967), Freya Mavor (1993), Ann Sophie (1990), and Four Tet (1978). After him are Laura Carmichael (1986), Nicola Walker (1970), Estelle (1980), Denise Mina (1966), Siobhán Donaghy (1984), and Justin Hawkins (1975).

Among GOLFERS In United Kingdom

Among golfers born in United Kingdom, Rory McIlroy ranks 4Before him are Old Tom Morris (1821), Nick Faldo (1957), and Ian Woosnam (1958). After him are Colin Montgomerie (1963), Sandy Lyle (1958), Darren Clarke (1968), Lee Westwood (1973), Ian Poulter (1976), Luke Donald (1977), Graeme McDowell (1979), and Danny Willett (1987).

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