Pro golfer Rory McIlroy files for divorce from wife Erica Stoll in Florida

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - MAY 09: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates with the trophy alongside his wife Erica and daughter Poppy after winning during the final round of the 2021 Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club on May 09, 2021

Professional golfer Rory McIlroy has filed for divorce from his wife Erica Stoll, according to court documents filed in Florida. 

FOX 35 was able to confirm through Palm Beach County court records that McIlroy filed Monday for divorce from his wife of about seven years. The contents of the court documents, including the reason for the split, were not made immediately available. 

McIlroy and Stoll have one child together, 3-year-old Poppy Kennedy McIlroy. 


RIDGELAND, SOUTH CAROLINA - OCTOBER 23: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland reacts to his birdie putt on the 16th green during the final round of the CJ Cup at Congaree Golf Club on October 23, 2022 in Ridgeland, South Carolina. (Photo by Gregory Shamus

TMZ reports the couple first met back in 2012 when she was working a Ryder Cup event for PGA. They became romantic after McIlroy and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki called off their engagement, and got married in 2017. 

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The golfer, who most recently won the Wells Fargo Championship in North Carolina on Sunday, is set to compete in the PGA Championship in Kentucky this weekend. 

Neither McIlroy nor Stoll have commented publicly on the divorce.