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19 Things You Absolutely Must Know About Rory McIlroy

July 2014
Rory McIlroy

He's 25 and already on the brink of history.

McIlroy's two-shot win at Royal Liverpool not only signaled the end of the most trying period of his career, it also inches him closer to a place among the game's all-time greats. The Open win made the 25-year-old McIlroy the third-fastest player to complete three legs of the Grand Slam, and it gives him a chance next April to become the second-youngest player -- after Tiger Woods -- to win all four majors. "I never dreamed of being at this point in my career so quickly," McIlroy said.
-- Sam Weinman
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