McIlroy sets new U.S. Open record, at 14-under

June 19, 2011, 1:22 am
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June 18, 2011
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) Rory McIlroy set the 54-hole scoring record at the U.S. Open on Saturday and expanded his lead to eight strokes heading into the final round.On another sure and steady day at defanged Congressional, McIlroy shot 3-under 68 to finish the day at 14-under 199, breaking by one stroke Jim Furyk's record, set in 2003, for the best score after 54 holes.McIlroy leads Y.E. Yang (70) by eight and Lee Westwood (65), Jason Day (65) and Robert Garrigus (68) by nine.Read more on