How many times has Rory McIlroy won the US Open? Major record explored

U.S. Open - Preview Day Two
Rory McIlroy at U.S. Open - Preview Day Two (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland has won one US Open. His lone victory came more than a decade back in 2011. McIlroy is now gearing up for his 16th appearance at the US Open 2024. The third Major of the year is scheduled from May 13 to 16, 2024 at Pinehurst No. 2 in Pinehurst, North Carolina.

McIlroy's 2011 US Open win was his first Major and second PGA Tour victory. He carded rounds of 65, 66, 68, and 69 to finish with an aggregate score of 16-under 268. He won by a big margin of eight strokes over Jason Day. Last year, McIlroy finished as a runner-up. He lost by one stroke against Wyndham Clark.

The former World No. 1 has had a great record at the Major. McIlroy has had eight top-10 finishes in the tournament with five consecutive top-10 finishes in the last five starts.

Let's take a look at Rory McIlroy's performances at the US Open since his debut at the Major in 2009:

  • 2009: T10
  • 2010: CUT
  • 2011: 1
  • 2012: CUT
  • 2013: T41
  • 2014: T23
  • 2015: T9
  • 2016: CUT
  • 2017: CUT
  • 2018: CUT
  • 2019: T9
  • 2020: T8
  • 2021: T7
  • 2022: T5
  • 2023: 2

Rory McIlroy has four Major wins in his professional career. He started with the 2011 US Open. In 2012, he won the PGA Championship by a margin of eight strokes over David Lynn. His two other wins came in 2014. He won the Open Championship by two strokes over Rickie Fowler and Sergio Garcia. His fourth and last win came in the 2014 PGA Championship by one stroke over Phil Mickelson.

Let's take a look at Rory McIlroy's records in other Majors:

Masters Tournament

  • 2009: T20
  • 2010: CUT
  • 2011: T15
  • 2012: T40
  • 2013: T25
  • 2014: T8
  • 2015: 4
  • 2016: T10
  • 2017: T7
  • 2018: T5
  • 2019: T21
  • 2020: T5
  • 2021: CUT
  • 2022: 2
  • 2023: CUT
  • 2024: T22

The Open Championship

  • 2007: T42LA
  • 2009: T47
  • 2010: T3
  • 2011: T25
  • 2012: T60
  • 2013: CUT
  • 2014: 1
  • 2016: T5
  • 2017: T4
  • 2018: T2
  • 2019: CUT
  • 2020: NT
  • 2021: T46
  • 2022: 3
  • 2023: T6

PGA Championship

  • 2009: T3
  • 2010: T3
  • 2011: T64
  • 2012: 1
  • 2013: T8
  • 2014: 1
  • 2015: 17
  • 2016: CUT
  • 2017: T22
  • 2018: T50
  • 2019: T8
  • 2020: T33
  • 2021: T49
  • 2022: 8
  • 2023: T7
  • 2024: T12

A look at Rory McIlroy's performance in 2024

Rory Mcllroy has had a great 2024 season so far. He has had five top-10 and 12 top-25 finishes in the 14 starts this year. The Northern Irishman's best performance came at the Wells Fargo Championship, where he emerged as a winner by five strokes over Xander Schauffele. He also won the lone PGA Tour team event with Shane Lowry at the 2024 Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

Let's take a look at Rory McIlroy's performances in 2024:

2024 PGA TOUR Tournaments

  1. AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am: T66 (71-74-69, 214, -2)
  2. The Genesis Invitational: T24 (74-66-69-70, 279, -5)
  3. Cognizant Classic: T21 (67-67-72-68, 274, -10)
  4. Arnold Palmer Invitational pres. by Mastercard: T21 (73-70-68-76, 287, -1)
  5. THE PLAYERS Championship: T19 (65-73-69-72, 279, -9)
  6. Valero Texas Open: 3 (69-70-72-66, 277, -11)
  7. Masters Tournament: T22 (71-77-71-73, 292, +4)
  8. RBC Heritage: T33 (67-68-68-74, 277, -7)
  9. Wells Fargo Championship: 1 (67-68-67-65, 267, -17)
  10. PGA Championship: T12 (66-71-68-67, 272, -12)
  11. RBC Canadian Open: T4 (66-72-65-64, 267, -13)
  12. The Memorial Tournament pres. by Workday: T15 (70-71-73-76, 290, +2)

2023-24 DP World Tournaments

  1. Dubai Invitational: T2 (62-70-67-67, 266, -18)
  2. Hero Dubai Desert Classic: 1 (71-70-63-70, 274, -14)
Edited by Sudeshna Banerjee
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