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Rory McIlroy Birdies Final Two Holes to Capture Genesis Scottish Open with Stealth 2 Plus Driver and TP5x Golf Ball

Release Date: 16 Jul 2023
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CARLSBAD, Calif. (July 16, 2023) - Rory McIlroy battled windy conditions and a crowded leaderboard to capture his 24th career PGA TOUR win at the Genesis Scottish Open with Stealth 2 Plus driver and TP5x golf ball.

McIlroy made birdie on the 11th, 14th, 17th and 18th holes to storm atop the leaderboard and card a final round 68 securing his fourth round in the 60s for the tournament (64-66-67-68).

The win marked McIlroy’s 16th career DP World Tour win and back-to-back Rolex Series win. He was the only player in the field to birdie 17 and 18 in the final round.

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In the final round, McIlroy recorded six drives over 350-yards with his Stealth 2 Plus 9.0° driver:

  • 2nd Hole: 350-yards
  • 3rd Hole: 382-yards
  • 7th Hole: 428-yards
  • 10th Hole: 373-yards
  • 11th Hole: 353-yards
  • 15th Hole: 358-yards
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With his Spider X Hydro Blast putter and TP5x golf ball, McIlroy made birdie putts of 4-feet 6-inches and 10-feet 8-inches. McIlroy made all four of his putts from 10-to-15 feet in the final round including the closing birdie. 


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Coming into this week, McIlroy converted 56 percent of his 54-hole leads/co-leads on the PGA TOUR (TOUR average last 15 years: 35%). This marked McIlroy’s 32nd 54-hole lead/co-lead worldwide and has now converted 17-of-31. He is now 4-of-7 1-shot leads heading into the final round.

This is the 10th time in McIlroy’s career he’s opened with back-to-back rounds of 66 or lower worldwide and has won 5 of those 10 instances including the Genesis Scottish Open. 

For the tournament, McIlroy finished:

  • 1st in SG: Off the Tee (5.927)
  • 1st in SG: Tee to Green (11.640)
  • 1st in Average Driving Distance (331.9-yards)
  • 2nd in Putts per GIR (1.64)


  • Stealth 2 Plus 9.0° Driver (Ventus TR Blue 6 X)
  • Stealth 2 Plus 15.0° 3-wood (Ventus TR Blue 8 X)
  • P·760 2-iron & 4-iron (HZRDUS Black 6.5 105 @ 17°)
  • Rors Proto 5-9 (Project X 7.0)
  • Milled Grind 3 46.09° SB (Project X 6.5 Wedge)
  • Milled Grind 4 50.09° SB, 54.11° SB, 60.08° LB (Project X 6.5 Wedge)
  • Spider X Hydro Blast Flow Neck
  • TP5x
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Rory WITB Stealth 2 Plus 9.0 Driver Sole
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Rory WITB TP5x Golf Ball

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