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19 Things You Absolutely Must Know About Rory McIlroy

July 2014
Rory McIlroy

When he wins majors, he wins big.

While McIlroy's two-shot win at Royal Liverpool was mathematically tighter than his previous major wins at Congressional and Kiawah -- both by eight strokes -- they all have followed a similar pattern: McIlroy races out in front and leaves his pursuers to gasp in vain to catch up. Also apparent is how comfortable he is going deep into red numbers. Of McIlroy's 12 worldwide wins as a pro, all have featured a winning score of 12 under par or better. -- S.W.
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