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Schein on McIlroy: He's no Tiger

Adam Schein gets it. You’re excited. Rory McIlroy’s got three major championships following his wire-to-wire win at The Open Championship this weekend.

But please, bite your tongue before making the Tiger Woods-in-his-prime comparisons. 307 more words

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Rory McIlroy Wins British For Third Major

Rory McIlroy clutched the treasured piece of silverware, his reward for winning golf’s oldest major championship.

Now he’s got his eyes on a new jacket. Something in green, preferably. 818 more words

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Rory McIlroy's Dad Cashes In

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Rory McIlroy was not the only member of his family who took home some cash for his victory at the British Open on Sunday. 289 more words

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McIlroy Will Emerge Even Stronger Than Ever

HOYLAKE, England (AP) – The celebration began long before Rory McIlroy had a chance to drink out of the claret jug.

McIlroy was upstairs in the clubhouse at Royal Liverpool for the traditional toast with the R&A, unable to ignore the chants below from club members waiting for a glimpse of the British Open champion. 946 more words

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Rory McIlroy's dad cashes in on his timely British Open triumph

HOYLAKE, England — Not that Rory McIlroy’s stardom wasn’t predicted, but his father put his money where his mouth was.

According to the BBC’s Andrew Cotter, 10 years ago Gerry McIlroy and three friends made a legal bet of 400 British pounds (100 each, equivalent to $183.40 Canadian) at odds of 500-1 that the then-15-year-old would win the Open by age 25, i.e., before he turns 26. 751 more words

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McIlroy Dominates At British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Rory McIlroy completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the British Open to capture the third leg of the career Grand Slam. 205 more words

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