Rory McIlroy’s historic quest should be the talk of Augusta National. And it probably would have been, had Tiger Woods not decided that his game was sharp enough to compete in his 20th Masters.
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McIlroy joined Tiger Woods, Greg Norman and Nick Price as the only multiple winners of the Jack Nicklaus Award since it began in 1990.
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What a display of composure, fight and fine golf. And in the end, the best player in the game came through.
McIlroy closed with a 3-under 68 and became only the fourth player in the last century of golf to win four majors at 25 or younger. The others were Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and Bobby Jones, three of the game’s greatest players.
Rory McIlroy will try to continue his magical ride here at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, although he hopes to play mistake-free Sunday after an up and down 4-under 67 Saturday.
Rory McIlroy celebrated his final birdie with a smile and a slight pump of his first, knowing that 8-foot putt gave him the outright lead Saturday in the PGA Championship.
On a soggy day at Valhalla, Rory McIlroy put himself in a familiar position — at the top of the leaderboard in the PGA Championship.