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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, tosses his golf ball to the gallery on the 18th green after his two-stroke victory at the 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 20, 2014, in Hoylake, England. (Credit: Getty Images)

Rory McIlroy Wins British Open For 3rd Major Title

Rory McIlroy completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the British Open to capture the third leg of the career Grand Slam.

07/21/2014

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy plays his approach to the 14th green during his third round 68, on day three of the 2014 British Open Golf Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Course in Hoylake, north west England on July 19, 2014. McIlroy finished his round six shots clear of Rickie Fowler after shooting a four under par 68. (Credit: PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images)

McIlroy Holds Off All Challengers In British Open; Tiger Woods Fades

With a stunning display down the stretch, including a pair of eagles, Rory McIlroy put a stranglehold on his third major championship by shooting a 4-under 68 Saturday, sending him to the final round of the British Open with a daunting six-shot edge.

07/19/2014

Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the first green during the second round of The 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 18, 2014 in Hoylake, England. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Tiger Balloons To 77, But Saves British Open Weekend With Birdie On 18

Rory McIlroy cast aside any talk of those second-round doldrums with a performance at Royal Liverpool that threatened to turn this into another major championship runaway.

07/18/2014

Tiger Woods (Photo credit should read PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images)

British Open: Tiger Off To Solid Start; Lefty Runs Into Trouble

After a shaky start to the British Open, Woods ripped through Royal Liverpool on Thursday much like he did eight years ago, when he won the claret jug for the third time.

07/17/2014

A course marshal holds a "quiet" sign. (credit: Darren Carroll/Getty Images)

9 US Open Golf Pants That Needed A ‘Quiet’ Sign

The 114th US Open at Pinehurst has concluded and Martin Kaymer won by 8 shots (9-under). While he may have won the $8 million purse, his play didn’t speak louder than some of his opponents’ pants.

06/15/2014

Luke Guthrie chips onto the green during a practice round prior to the start of the 114th U.S. Open at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Course No. 2, on June 9, 2014. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Liguori: Brilliant Short Game Will Determine U.S. Open Champ At Pinehurst

What, no ankle-deep rough? What kind of U.S. Open is this? A course with no tall, gnarly rough seems almost unheard of.

06/12/2014

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TTYM: 4 Incredible Golf Moments From Bubba Watson’s Mini-Putt Trick To McIlroy’s Messy Break-Up

We’re visiting the golf world in this week’s That Thing You Missed, how Rory McIlroy’s messy breakup turned into success, another stroke of bad luck for Pablo Larrazabal, the newest women’s U.S. Open player is only eleven and Bubba Watson is up to his old tricks again.

05/27/2014

The leaderboard stands ready as mowers cut the fairway prior to the start of the 2014 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Who Will Win The Masters? Without Tiger, It’s Anyone’s Guess

Tiger Woods is on the sidelines. The last two dozen majors have been divvied up among 21 winners. Good luck making sense of it all with the Masters beginning Thursday.

04/10/2014

Tiger Woods plays his approach shot on the second hole during the third round of the 2013 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 13, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Liguori: Tiger Is Out Of The Masters, But He Won’t Be Out Of The Conversation

Even though Tiger Woods will be missing the first Masters of his career, like it or not, it’s a good bet that “Tiger Talk” will still dominate at next week’s tournament.

04/02/2014

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark celebrates a point during her women's singles first round match against Ying-Ying Duan of China on Day Two of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 27, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Caroline Wozniacki Holds Off Ying-Ying In US Open First-Round Match

With boyfriend Rory McIlroy in the stands, Wozniacki fought off a set point in the second to win 6-2, 7-5 on Tuesday.

08/27/2013

Jason Dufner of the United States celebrates on the 18th green after his two-stroke victory at the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 11, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Jason Dufner Wins 2013 PGA Championship

Dufner bogeyed the final two holes Sunday for a 2-under 68 that was good enough to hold off 2003 U.S. Open champion Jim Furyk.

08/11/2013

Jim Furyk lines up his putt on the sixth hole during the first round of the 95th PGA Championship on August 8, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Liguori: Picking A Winner In Today’s Final Round Is A Tall Order

Let the Final Round begin! And what a packed leaderboard it is! Picking a winner won’t be easy.

08/11/2013

Jim Furyk lines up his putt on the sixth hole during the first round of the 95th PGA Championship on August 8, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Liguori: Adam Scott, Jim Furyk Come Out Hot At PGA Championship

It’s great to see the 2003 U.S. Open champ’s name at the top of the leaderboard. Furyk is too good and has been in contention too often not to have won more majors (despite his painful looking swing!)

08/09/2013

Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Silverman: PGA Stage Is Set For Epic Tiger Vs. Lefty Duel

When Woods is on, most of his fellow competitors are intimidated. None would admit it, but even solid top-10 golfers seem to lose their confidence when Woods is on. Mickelson is not one of them.

08/07/2013

Tiger Woods (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods, Lee Westwood In Contention At British Open

Whoever wins this one will have to earn it. “It will be a fun weekend,” Woods said. “This golf course is going to be difficult.”

07/19/2013

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