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.

Carlsbad, Calif. (August 25, 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.

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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

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
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PGA TOUR SEASON “NEED TO KNOW”

  • Leads in Strokes Gained (SG) TOTAL for the 2018-19 season with +2.5* (*subject to final stats)
  • Best individual season in SG on the PGA TOUR since Tiger averaged +3.189 in 2009
  • Also leads in SG stats: Off-the-Tee, and Tee-to-Green
  • Three wins this season: TOUR Championship, THE PLAYERS and RBC Canadian
  • Finished no worse than T6 in his last 7 starts of the season
  • Led the Tour in Top 10 finishes during the regular season
  • From 19 starts, he has had fourteen Top 10s
  • Second in scoring average with 69.2* (*subject to final stats)
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RORY + TAYLORMADE “NEED TO KNOW”:

  • Jumped to 25th 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 TOC Sentry
  • 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
  • Has#22 stamped on his TP5 golf ball
  • Likely to jump to #2 in the OWGR* (*subject to final stats)
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RORY MCILROY WITB:

  • M5 9.0° driver
  • M6 15.0° fairway wood
  • M5 19.0° fairway wood
  • P750 4 iron
  • P730 5-PW
  • MG wedges 52°, 56° and 60°
  • Spider X Copper
  • TP5 golf ball (#22)
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Check out his complete WITB here: RORY

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