McIlroy wins British Open for third major title

McIlroy wins British Open for third major title
July 20, 2014, 11:00 am
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Rory McIlroy joins Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods as the only players to win three of the four majors at age 25 or younger. (AP)

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

McIlroy led by six shots going into the final round and never let anyone closer than two shots. He closed with a 1-under 71 for a two-shot victory over Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler.

 

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