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Major Rewind

With 2012's four major championships in the books, we hand out our own awards

August 17, 2012

Rory McIlroy

The "Did He Really Just Do That?" Award (72-Hole Division)

Rory McIlroy: When McIlroy claimed his first major in record-setting fashion at Congressional, we could see it coming from the start. This time, the final scoreboard at Kiawah's Ocean Course was a true stunner. On a Sunday when there weren't too many other moves, the 23-year-old fired a flawless 66 to increase a 54-hole lead of three shots to a PGA record eight-shot blowout. And speaking of blowouts, how about that hair?
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