<p>Yep, it&#39;s good to be young, rich, famous and fit. Rory McIlroy has had a few serious girlfriends, plus there&#39;ve been a few rumors about others he&#39;s dated. Here&#39;s a look at McIlroy&#39;s dating history, real and rumored.</p>Another major, another victory for Rory McIlroy: Several weeks after winning the 2014 British Open, McIlroy made it back-to-back wins in majors at the 2014 PGA Championship. That gave McIlroy four major titles at the age of 25. Here&#39;s a look at where he ranks among golf&#39;s youngest major winners, and some other achievements worth noting.At age 25, Rory McIlroy won the 2014 British Open - the third major championship win of his career. Here&#39;s a brief recap of Rory&#39;s tournament, plus the final scores.Information about Rory McIlroy&#39;s early times in golf, his amateur career and his first few years as a professional golfer.View photo galleries of Rory McIlroy to browse through Rory pics. The images are accompanied by text describing early or significant events in the golfer&#39;s career.<p>Rory McIlroy earned his second career win in a major at the 2012 PGA Championship, just 23 years old. In fact, he&#39;s younger at the time of his second major than Tiger Woods was when Woods won his second. Here&#39;s a look at how McIlroy won the 2012 PGA.</p><i>March 4, 2012</i> - Rory McIlroy became the No. 1 player in the World Golf Ranking on this date, knocking Luke Donald out of the top spot, when he won the 2012 Honda Classic.<br/><br/>In McIlroy&#39;s 10 tournaments leading up to claiming No. 1, he won twice and finished outside the Top 5 just once (and that was an 11th-place showing).<br/><br/>The Honda win was McIlroy&#39;s third to this point on the PGA Tour; he also has three wins at this point on the European Tour, and five wins total as a pro. Yes, 3&#43;3&#61;5 in this case, because Rory&#39;s <a href="https://www.thoughtco.com/u-s-open-champions-1561117" data-component="link" data-source="inlineLink" data-type="internalLink" data-ordinal="1">2011 U.S. Open</a> victory counts as both a PGA Tour and a Euro Tour win.<br/><br/>McIlroy was the 16th golfer to take the No. 1 position since the <a href="https://www.thoughtco.com/world-golf-rankings-1566459" data-component="link" data-source="inlineLink" data-type="internalLink" data-ordinal="2">world golf rankings</a> were established on April 7, 1986.Here&#39;s a look back at the 2011 U.S. Open, which was the place of Rory McIlroy&#39;s first major championship victory. Read a tourney recap and view the final scores.Does it seem odd to title a gallery &#34;The Early Years&#34; when the golfer in question is only 21 at the time the gallery was created? Maybe, but, then, Rory McIlroy has been drawing attention for a long time. This photo gallery tracks McIlroy&#39;s career from his early teens through his first victory on the USPGA Tour.<i>May 2, 2010</i> - Rory McIlroy beat the deadline by two days when he won the <a href="https://www.thoughtco.com/pga-tour-wells-fargo-championship-1565843" data-component="link" data-source="inlineLink" data-type="internalLink" data-ordinal="1">Quail Hollow Championship</a> on this date. What deadline? The deadline to win on the <a href="https://www.thoughtco.com/pga-tour-1565963" data-component="link" data-source="inlineLink" data-type="internalLink" data-ordinal="2">PGA Tour</a> while still just 20 years old. McIlroy turned 21 two days later.<br/><br/>Here&#39;s why that deadline is important: Since 1970, only three golfers (to this point) have won on the USPGA before their 21st birthdays. Those three golfers, and the tournaments they won, are:<br/><ul><li>Seve Ballesteros (1978 Greater Greensboro Open) </li><li>Phil Mickelson (1991 Northern Telecom Open) </li><li>Tiger Woods (1996 Las Vegas Invitational and 1996 Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic)</li></ul><br/>Seve. Phil. Tiger. And after winning the 2010 Quail Hollow Championship, Rory. That&#39;s good company to be in!<br/><br/>Before his win here, McIlroy&#39;s best previous finish on the USPGA came in the latter part of the 2009 schedule, a third-place at the <a href="https://www.thoughtco.com/pga-championship-golf-tournament-1564571" data-component="link" data-source="inlineLink" data-type="internalLink" data-ordinal="3">PGA Championship</a>. He&#39;d missed his last two cuts in America prior to Quail Hollow, however, so the tournament-record 62 he fired in the final round to storm to victory had not been foretold by his showings leading into Quail Hollow.The young-love romance between Rory McIlroy and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki didn&#39;t last. But it was fun while it lasted. Check out photos of the then-happy couple.Just what it says it is: McIlroy&#39;s official web site, with news, stats, photos and more.