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Ian Poulter stops slide in ranking with 10th-place finish in China

...Jimenez's lack of fluent English could hurt his chances of becoming Europe's next Ryder Cup captain.Jimenez and Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke are considered leading contenders to replace Paul McGinley for the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-11-11/ian-poulter-stops-slide-rank
McIlroy, McDowell aren't a good fit now in Ryder Cup

...Ryder Cup is a matter of McIlroy emerging as golf's best player.They seemed to be a perfect fit when the duo from Northern Ireland first were partners in the past two Ryder Cup matches. McIlroy always looked up to McDowell as a big brother, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-23/mcilroy-mcdowell-arent-good-
Rory McIlroy named PGA Tour Player of the Year

...won three times on the PGA Tour, though the size of the trophy tilted heavily in favor of the 25-year-old from Northern Ireland. McIlroy went wire-to-wire to win the British Open, rallied from three shots behind on the final day at Firestone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-10-01/rory-mcilroy-named-pga-tour-
Michaux: Wilson's victory caps emotional journey

...came in the last month of 2013 when he made seven of his last eight cuts including a Challenge Tour runner-up in Northern Ireland and tie for fifth in Kazakhstan.Then after another rough summer this season, he shot 63 in the second round of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-10-07/michaux-wilsons-victory-caps
Michaux: Other vote in Scotland was big, too

...break 80 in Wales this week and has the pressure of representing his nation as a rookie on home soil.Formidable Northern Ireland partners McIlroy and Graeme McDowell are in a legal cat fight.And much of the perceived European edge is based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-20/michaux-other-vote-was-big-t
Ted Bishop said he abused his platform at the PGA of America

...also floated the idea of taking the PGA Championship overseas, even mentioning as a possibility Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, which was clamoring for a British Open. Royal Portrush is now on the Open rotation.He also took a risk by appointing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-10-28/ted-bishop-said-he-abused-hi
Boxers adjusting slowly to fighting without headgear after rule is changed

...lump on his head from a punch. Northern Ireland's Michael Conlan, who won unanimously...Harry Hawkins, of Belfast, Northern Ireland, coach of the four-man...Paul Johnston, coach of the Northern Ireland team, said he's confident...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-25/boxers-adjusting-slo
Valhalla has history of providing great theatre

...his victory in the British Open.Just 18 days after McIlroy won that coveted claret jug, the 25-year-old from Northern Ireland tees it up in the final major of the year at the PGA Championship with a chance to become only the sixth player to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-06/valhalla-has-history-providi
Rory McIlroy surges into lead at PGA Championship

...who was making the game look easy as he started to pile up majors. Now it's McIlroy, the 25-year-old from Northern Ireland who produced superior shots with his long game and made all the right putts Friday for 4-under-par 67 that gave...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-08/rory-mcilroy-surges-lead-pga
Rory McIlroy builds six-shot lead at British Open

...ahead of Rickie Fowler in just over an hour.And suddenly, the biggest challenge facing the 25-year-old from Northern Ireland was reminding himself that he had one more round left.McIlroy can't afford to picture his name etched on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-19/rory-mcilroy-builds-six-shot