Caroline Wozniacki

Claim that Wozniacki told McIlroy that UNICEF donation was "stupid"

Did Caroline Wozniacki play a role in one of the key events that led to the legal bust up between Rory McIlroy and Horizon Sports Management? On the face of what was said in the High Court in Dublin on Friday, the world No 1’s former fiancée was not short of an opinion on what is one of the major events in the proceedings — a supposedly face-saving donation made to UNICEF by Horizon on McIlroy's behalf but against McIlroy’s wishes.

Claim that Wozniacki told McIlroy that UNICEF donation was "stupid"

As Rory rebounds with 65, Wozniacki tells NYT: "I could never hate him"

Normal service was resumed in the second round of The Barclays. Rory McIlroy made good on his vow that missing the cut was "not an option" when rebounded from his opening 74 with an immaculate 65. And Phil Mickelson hit the ball all over Ridgewood Country Club, thrilling fans when he hit a recovery shot from the terrace of a bar perched high above the driveable fifth. While all this was happening, The New York Times was publishing an interview with Caroline Wozniacki in which Serena Williams reveals how McIlroy's ex confessed: "I could never hate him."

As Rory rebounds with 65, Wozniacki tells NYT: "I could never hate him"

McIlroy takes refuge in his first love — golf

When Rory McIlroy fronted up in Miami last year about his walk off in the Honda Classic, he said: "Everyone makes mistakes and I'm learning from them. Some people, I guess, have the pleasure of making mistakes in private. Most of my mistakes are in the public eye."

McIlroy takes refuge in his first love — golf

Shark lesson for Rory et al: "Unfortunately, there's no quit"

Greg Norman knows all about life at the top - he was world No 1 for 331 weeks in his career. And while he might not have won more majors that Rory McIlroy, ending up stuck on “just” two despite his talent, he can still teach the Holywood star a thing or two.

Shark lesson for Rory et al: "Unfortunately, there's no quit"

Rory on 2013: "When they start digging into your personal life, then that’s where it starts to annoy you"

Rory McIlroy might be a former world No 1 but he refuses to come to terms with the scrutiny into his private life and business dealings that comes with his vaunted position in the game.

It was almost fitting that he ended the season with a listless bogey at Sherwood Country Club near Los Angeles, where he finished an anonymous 11th in what was a thrilling final edition of the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge before it leaves Sherwood Country Club and moves to Isleworth in Florida.

Rory on 2013: "When they start digging into your personal life, then that’s where it starts to annoy you"

Rory McIlroy talks

Rory McIlroy in full flow in Miami on Wednesday. Picture: Fran Caffrey / www.golffile.ieRory McIlroy gave a full and pretty frank press conference ahead of the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral and addressed his problems with his swing, what really went wrong at the Honda Classic, the robust health of his relationship with Caroline Wozniacki and those FTB tweets with Ronan Keating.

"No truth whatsoever" to Wozzilroy engagement

An updated version of the Daily Mail story featuring a reference to the fact that “This is not true”When Caroline Wozniacki quizzed Rory McIlroy during a press conference at the DP World Tour Championship about what she was getting for Christmas, there were jokes in the media that it wouldn’t be long before the engagement rumours started flying.

Wedding bells for Wozzilroy?

Caroline Wozniacki asks Rory McIlroy a question in Dubai on Thursday. Picture Eoin Clarke/www.golffile.ieWhen Graeme McDowell won the US Open in 2010, Rory McIlroy was inspired to go out and win it the following year.

But could the world No 1 be about to follow in McDowell’s footsteps and propose to girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki? It’s a longshot, at best, but 23-year old McIlroy is not one for doing things by the book.

Rory’s wild ride: "Are you taking the p***?"

Rory McIlroy jumps from an unmarked patrol car at Medinah at Sunday. Images via NBC/Golf Channel“Are you taking the piss?”

That was the incredulous reaction of Rory McIlroy’s manager when he called the world No 1 wondering why he wasn’t at Medinah preparing for his Ryder Cup singles.

McIlroy - Six million dollar man, and counting...

Rory McIlroy has won two majors and three regular PGA Tour events in the USSix-million dollar man Rory McIlroy hailed a watching Caroline Wozniacki as his Wonder Woman after snatching his third win of the year and his second in just three weeks.

McIlroy's Wozniacki treks "wearing him down" - McDowell

Graeme McDowell and host Gary Williams on Morning Drive. Rory McIlroy’s globetrotting romance with Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki is “wearing him down” according to fellow Northern Irishman Graeme McDowell.

Wozzilroy combination can help Rory conquer the world

Caroline Wozniacki has been a good influence on Rory McIlroy according to Graeme McDowell.Rory McIlroy’s love match with Caroline Wozniacki has made him even more determined to topple Luke Donald and become world No 1.

That’s the view of pal Graeme McDowell who hopes to have his say as he joins his stablemate and Open champion Darren Clarke in this week’s WGC-Accenture Match Play in Arizona.

McIlroy finds top gear on back straight

Rory McIlroy birdied seven of his last 10 holes to open with a 66 in Dubai. Photo Eoin Clarke/www.golffile.ieRory McIlroy missed a golden opportunity to earn some brownie points with his other half when he gave his caddie the credit for helping him birdie seven of the last 10 holes and open with a six under 66 in the Dubai Desert Classic.

McIlroy wants wire-to-wire win (with Wozza watching)

McIlroy alongside former stablemate Lee Wetwood earlier this week.Caroline Wozniacki is expected in China to watch boyfriend Rory McIlroy try and clinch what would be the most lucrative pay-day of his career in the Lake Malaren Shanghai Masters on Sunday.

McIlroy and Harrington move on

Rory McIlroy has a date with Caroline Wozniacki in Cincinnati this week. Picture by Fran Caffrey/www.golffile.ieRory McIlroy and Padraig Harrington will relieve their US PGA frustrations by chasing birdies this week.

The pair finished near the back of the field on 11 over par after closing 74’s in steamy Atlanta.

But while the Dubliner is a last minute entry for this week’s Wyndham Championship in Greensboro in desperate bid to make the FedEx Cup play-offs, McIlroy will be at the tennis in Cincinnati, swooning over new love match Caroline Wozniacki.

Wozniacki expected at US PGA

Rory McIlroy got a ribbing from pal Graeme McDowell as his new squeeze Caroline Wozniacki crashed to defeat in Toronto.

But the good news is that the Holywood star will now have her cheering him from behind the ropes in the US PGA this week according to a source who spoke with McIlroy’s father, Gerry.

McIlroy watched on TV in the clubhouse in Atlanta last night as the Danish world No 1 took on Italy’s Robert Vinci in the second round of the Rogers Cup.

McIlroy's life in the goldfish bowl

Rory McIlroy doesn’t mind his golfing obligations. It’s the intrusion in his private life that he finds tough to handle. Picture Fran Caffrey/ Getting pestered for autographs and photographs when you sit at the bar in TGI Friday’s on the outskirts of Akron might be a pain, but for Rory McIlroy it’s perferrable to peering out into the night at the security guards patrolling his Moneyreagh home near Belfast.

Life has changed utterly for the 22-year old from Holywood since he bounced back spectacularly from his final round implosion at the Masters four months ago, winning the US Open by eight strokes to leap into the celebrity stratosphere not just as a golfer but as a personality.