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Rory McIlroy

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McIlroy Hates Weather at Open Championship

Rory McIlroy finished 25th at the Open Championship. He’s ready to move on to a tournament for which weather isn’t such a factor.

07/19/2011

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REARDON: Catch 22

Yes, it is true that Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy offered a foreshadowing of greatness when he posted a six-shot win at Congressional. But young Rory’s success has to be overshadowed by the short career of Taiwan’s Yani Tseng.

07/05/2011

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Golf News and Notes: June 28, 2011

Notes from the world of golf. Ryan Moore plays with misaligned clubs. Erik Compton gets to the Tour after two heart attacks. Brits occupy the first three spots in the World Rankings.

06/28/2011

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The Young Americans Are On The Rise

We might have started to see the rise of the next great, young American goldfer at theTravelers Championship.

06/25/2011

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BLOG: Rory McIlroy – Jack McKeon – Connie Mack – Robert Rock – Graeme McDowell – Phil Mickelson

We are in the middle of a strange week. Tony LaRussa, who has been managing in the major leagues for 33 years, made some pitching changes in the eighth inning against the Phillies the other night that defied description.

06/23/2011

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REARDON: The Next Tiger

Is Rory the next Tiger? The answer is “No.” Tiger was the greatest confluence of performance and persona golf has ever seen. But Rory is well on his way to becoming the next great player in the game.

06/21/2011

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Crunch Time

Saw on Twitter this morning that LPGA veteran Sophie Gustafson was hitting balls today with a Dorito chip between her teeth.  The idea, of course, is to swing without breaking the chip, because a relaxed […]

06/21/2011

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Day is Dawning in McIlroy’s Shadow

Jason Day finished second to Rory McIlroy at this year’s U.S. Open. Although he was beaten handily, his score would’ve been good enough to win 109 times in the championship’s 111-year history.

06/21/2011

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U.S. Open News and Notes: June 20, 2011

Notes from the U.S. Open. Rory McIlroy breaks all the records. Only two Americans break the top 10. Jason Day finishes second in his consecutive majors.

06/20/2011

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Rory McIlroy Wins U.S. Open

Rory McIlroy ran away with the U.S. Open title, winning by eight shots and breaking the tournament scoring record by a whopping four strokes.

06/19/2011

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REARDON: Saturday U.S. Open Blog

Dan Reardon at the U.S. Open. Phil Mickelson’s poor performance continues. Rory McIlroy became the first player in US Open history to get to 13 under par. Sergio Garcia and others played the third round of the U.S. Open without hitting golf balls to warm-up. The easier course for the third round didn’t tighten up the leaderboard.

06/19/2011

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U.S. Open News and Notes: June 19, 2011

Notes from the U.S. Open. Lee Westwood had Saturday’s low round. The USGA moved up tees to make holes a little easier. Las Vegas is betting on McIlroy finishing on top.

06/19/2011

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U.S. Open News and Notes: June 18, 2011

Notes from the U.S. Open. McIlroy soars while Mickelson struggles. Amateur Patrick Cantlay is settling in at his first Open. Second-place Yang benefits from McIlroy’s strong play.

06/18/2011

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REARDON: Friday U.S. Open Blog

Dan Reardon at the U.S. Open. Rory McIlroy was so far ahead that someone brought up the “mercy rule.” If McIlroy wins, it would five straight majors without an American winner.

06/18/2011

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U.S. Open News and Notes: June 17, 2011

Notes from the U.S. Open. Rory McIlroy shot an impressive first-round 65. Many players found the opening 199-yard, par-3 10th hole a little daunting. Congressional is the second longest course in U.S. Open history.

06/17/2011

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