Rory McIlroy

1989 - Today

Rory McIlroy

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 6,711,035 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 13th most popular golfer.

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  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.77

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among golfers, Rory McIlroy ranks 26 out of 27Before him are Ernie Els, Henrik Stenson, Sergio García, Ángel Cabrera, Lorena Ochoa, and Colin Montgomerie. After him are Sandy Lyle, Fred Couples, Martin Kaymer, Justin Rose, Francesco Molinari, and Jim Furyk.

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Among people born in 1989, Rory McIlroy ranks 411Before him are Tessa Worley, Kenneth Faried, Mitch Hewer, Hong Jeong-ho, Kateryna Lagno, and Fozil Musaev. After him are Peaches Geldof, Pia Wurtzbach, Hasan Ali Kaldırım, David de la Cruz, Mu Kanazaki, and Tibor Pleiß.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Rory McIlroy ranks 4,552 out of 5,347Before him are James Blake (1988), Jake Bugg (1994), Darron Gibson (1987), Craig Gordon (1982), Kieron Dyer (1978), and Chris Sutton (1973). After him are Tyias Browning (1994), Antony Costa (1981), Peaches Geldof (1989), Jack Butland (1993), Prince Joseph Wenzel of Liechtenstein (1995), and Fraizer Campbell (1987).

Among GOLFERS In United Kingdom

Among golfers born in United Kingdom, Rory McIlroy ranks 3Before him are Nick Faldo (1957) and Ian Woosnam (1958). After him are Darren Clarke (1968), Lee Westwood (1973), Luke Donald (1977), Ian Poulter (1976), Graeme McDowell (1979), and Danny Willett (1987).