12 reasons to root for Rory McIlroy
BETHESDA, Md. -- Know many 22-year-olds who have won millions around the world playing a sport for a living that spend a few days in earthquake-ravaged Haiti before one of their biggest weeks of the year? Me neither.
That's one of the reasons Rory McIlroy seems to be universally praised after his record-breaking 8-shot victory at the 111th U.S. Open on Sunday at Congressional Country Club.
Here are a few more.
A quick study
After his well-documented ...
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2011 U.S. OPEN
Course: Congressional CC, Blue Course
Where: Bethesda, Md.
Yardage, par: 7,574 yards, par-71