The coronation of Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy scores stunning win at U.S. Open

Updated: June 21, 2011, 7:27 AM ET
By Stacy Title

Golf: We witnessed history from Rory McIlroy, 22, of Northern Ireland, who won the U.S. Open in one of greatest major tournament wins of all time. McIlroy -- the youngest winner in 88 years -- tied or broke 12 records at Congressional, including lowest score in relation to par (-16) and lowest total (268). American crowds, normally partisan, chanted for him all day and on-air commentators truly ran out of superlatives (superb, brilliant, perfect) to describe what he had done. (Not to mention, ...

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