A season of solid performances, plus the leader in Total Strokes Gained, Rory McIlroy wins his second TOUR Championship in Atlanta to collect the $15m FedEx Cup first prize.
Basingstoke, Hampshire. (August 26, 2019) – Team TaylorMade athlete, Rory McIlroy, caps off a stellar season on the PGA TOUR by winning the FedEx Cup using an M5 driver, featuring Injected Twist Face technology and the 5-layer TP5 golf ball.
RORY + FEDEX CUP “NEED TO KNOW”
Wins $15m first prize to add to his $7.78m already won this season Second time he has won the FedEx Cup (2016) Joins Tiger as only the second person to ever win the FedEx Cup twice Has now won a record five FedEx Cup playoff events surpassing Dustin Johnson and Tiger Woods with 4 wins each
RORY + TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP “NEED TO KNOW”
Started 5 strokes behind the leader heading into the TOUR Championship Second time he has won the TOUR Championship Second year running he has played in the final group
RORY + PGA TOUR SEASON “NEED TO KNOW”
This was Rory’s BEST EVER season on the PGA TOUR for Strokes Gained Total with +2.551 Rory’s +2.551 SG Total for the season is the 4th best on record (Tiger Woods holds the Top 3 in 2006, 2009 and 2007) Rory also leads in SG stats: Off-the-Tee (+1.195), and Tee-to-Green (+2.126) Three wins this season: TOUR Championship, THE PLAYERS and RBC Canadian Open Led the Tour in Top 10 finishes during the regular season From 19 starts, he has had fourteen Top 10s Ranked no.1 in scoring average with 69.057
RORY + TAYLORMADE “NEED TO KNOW”
Jumped to 25th (+.425) in SG Putting in 2019 vs. 159th in 2018 with his Spider X putter featuring Pure Roll™ technology Switched into TP5 from TP5X earlier this season to increase his short game spin Has played M5 driver with Injected Twist Face all year since Sentry TOC Recently added a P730 PW to his bag after playing a Milled Grind 48° most of the season Leads in SG off-the-tee with his M5 driver (+1.195) Has#22 stamped on his TP5 golf ball Jumps to #2 in the OWGR
RORY MCILROY WITB:
M5 9.0° driver M6 15.0° fairway wood M5 19.0° fairway wood P750 4 iron P730 5-PW irons Milled Grind wedges 52°, 56° and 60° Spider X Copper putter TP5 golf ball (#22)