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Rory McIlroy wins Open

Updated: July 20, 2014, 5:43 PM ET
Associated Press

HOYLAKE, England -- Walking off the 18th green as the Open Championship champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf's oldest trophy.

On the claret jug, his name is etched in silver below Phil Mickelson.

In the record book, he is listed behind Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods as the youngest to get three legs of the career Grand Slam.

And over four days at Royal Liverpool, he had no equal.

"I'm immensely proud of myself," McIlroy said after his ...

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