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Golf Pro Rory McIlroy Files for Divorce After 7 Years of Marriage

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Rory McIlroy has filed for divorce from his wife of seven years, Erica Stoll. ET has learned that the professional golfer filed for divorce on Monday in Florida. 

The former pair share 3-year-old daughter Poppy Kennedy McIlroy, whom they welcomed in August 2020. 

TMZ Sports was the first to report the news, noting that the reason for the filing is unknown at this time. 

The estranged couple’s last public appearance together took place in October 2023 at the Ryder Cup finals in Rome, Italy. The two were all smiles during their outing, packing on some PDA in front of photographers. 

Erica McIlroy and her husband Rory McIlroy of Europe after the final day of the 2023 Ryder Cup at Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Rome, Italy.Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Erica and Poppy even cheered Rory on during the Masters back in April 2023, posing with the athlete on the green in Augusta, Georgia. 

But in recent months, Erica and Rory have not been spotted out together, nor has Erica or Poppy been featured on Rory’s Instagram account. 

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland poses for a photo with his wife, Erica Stoll and daughter Poppy McIlroy during the Par 3 contest prior to the 2023 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 5, 2023 in Augusta, Georgia. Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Erica and Rory met in 2012 at the Ryder Cup when he was dating tennis pro Caroline Wozniacki. After a brief engagement, Rory and Caroline called things off in 2014 and shortly after he reportedly began dating Erica. 

Rory and Erica tied the knot in 2017 in Ireland with high-profile guests like Niall Horan, Chris Martin, Ed Sheeran and more in attendance. 

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