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  • Nicklaus and Woods hail McIlroy's Open victory

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have combined to salute Rory McIlroy's performance in capturing the British Open title for the first time in his career. The 25-year-old Northern Irishman became the third youngest golfer in the...
  • Rory McIlroy conducts electricity with thrilling third-round finish

    The young maestro was coming. Something special was hanging in the air. And so the fans, thousands of them, squeezed into the stands around the 18th hole at Royal Liverpool on Saturday afternoon. They knew they needed to be there, to embrace it, to be...
  • McIlroy climbs to second in world golf rankings

    McIlroy climbs to second in world golf rankings
    Rory McIlroy climbed to number two in the world golf rankings on Monday following his victory in the 143rd British Open on Sunday. The Northern Irishman rose from eighth to second behind Australian Adam Scott, who retained top place after finishing tied...
  • McIlroy joins greats after repelling Garcia charge

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy suffered several anxious moments but kept the jitters in check to rubber-stamp his status as the newest golfing great by landing the first British Open title of his career on Sunday. The 25-year-old Northern...
  • Rory McIlroy's big finish equals a big lead at British Open

    Watching his lead melt away at the British Open, Rory McIlroy might have crumbled. Instead, he shifted into overdrive. McIlroy recorded a birdie and two eagles in his final five holes to finish Saturday's third round at 16-under 200, taking a six-...
  • It's simple really says McIlroy, just process and spot

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - For Rory McIlroy the secret of his stunning victory at the Open on Sunday came down to two rather unremarkable words: process and spot. That was the mantra he repeated in his brain throughout four majestic rounds of golf at...
  • Rickie Fowler will try to make another move Sunday at British Open

    Rickie Fowler will try to make another move Sunday at British Open
    Rickie Fowler had seven birdies in 12 holes during the third round of the British Open on Saturday to pull into a tie atop the leaderboard with wire-to-wire leader Rory McIlroy before a disastrous finish left the American where he began the day, six shots...
  • McIlroy's lead shrinks in British Open

    McIlroy's lead shrinks in British Open
    HOYLAKE, England -- Rory McIlroy's overnight lead was cut from six to four strokes midway through the final round of the 143rd British Open at Royal Liverpool on Sunday. The 25-year-old Northern Irishman opened with a birdie on No. 1 but experienced some...
  • Statbox: British Open champion Rory McIlroy

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - Statbox after Rory McIlroy won the 143rd British Open at Royal Liverpool by two shots on Sunday: * Seventh European Tour victory at 138th attempt * Goes to the top of the Race to Dubai money list * Climbs from eighth to...
  • Magical McIlroy crowned the prince of the links

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - They flocked in their thousands to crown Rory McIlroy the new prince of the links and the Northern Irishman with a twinkle in his eye and a magician's touch with a golf club did not let them down at the British Open on Sunday....
  • I did everything I could to catch McIlroy, says Garcia

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - Sergio Garcia was in philosophical mood on Sunday after finishing as a major championship runner-up for the fourth time in his career. The 34-year-old Spaniard has still to achieve a breakthrough victory in one of golf's...