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  • 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 wins British Open for his third major victory

    Rory McIlroy wins British Open for his third major victory
    Rory McIlroy joined Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods as the only players since the 1930s to win their third major golf title by age 25 when he finished off his wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the 143rd British Open championship at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake,...
  • Rory McIlroy fends off Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia to win British Open

    Rory McIlroy fends off Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia to win British Open
    On a closing Sunday of great golf at the 143rd British Open, played over the picturesque Royal Liverpool links near the Irish Sea, champion Rory McIlroy did what he had to while everybody else went low. McIlroy shot 71 and it was low enough. The 25-...
  • 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...
  • British Open notes: Tiger Woods finishes tournament on a low note

    British Open notes: Tiger Woods finishes tournament on a low note
    The sad saga of Tiger Woods at this British Open ended Sunday with a 5-foot putt for par on the 18th hole. In his prime, the only question for him on a hole like that would have been whether he made his eagle putt. Now, he had shot three-over-par 75 for...
  • McIlroy climbs to second in rankings

    LONDON (Reuters) - 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...
  • 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...
  • What a difference a year makes for Holywood great McIlroy

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - New British Open champion Rory McIlroy does not do 'dull' but perhaps that is no surprise for a man with a glamorous-sounding birthplace like Holywood. The tousle-haired kid from Northern Ireland won instant recognition at the...
  • Golf-Nicklaus and Woods hail McIlroy's Open victory

    HOYLAKE, England, July 21 (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...
  • Rory McIlroy wins British Open by 2 shots

    Rory McIlroy wins British Open by 2 shots
    HOYLAKE, England — On a closing Sunday of great golf at the 143rd British Open, played over the picturesque Royal Liverpool links near the Irish Sea, champion Rory McIlroy did what he had to while everybody else went low. McIlroy shot 71, and it...
  • Woods thinks he should make Ryder Cup team

    HOYLAKE, England -- Tiger Woods believes he deserves a place on the United States Ryder Cup team despite missing the year's first two majors with injury and finishing dismally at the British Open on Sunday. The 14-time major champion is well outside the...