Rory McIlroy proves point in PGA win
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- It was a halogen-bright smile of joy, of disbelief and, yes, of relief, too. Rory McIlroy didn't just separate himself from the rest of the PGA Championship field Sunday, but from his doubters.
Did you see McIlroy's face after he snowplowed his way to his second career major? Did you see how hard he buried his head into his father Gerry's left shoulder when they bear hugged just off the 18th green?
McIlroy knew he had done something beyond special. Now he was ...
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2012 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP
In recent months, Rory McIlroy admitted he heard the questions about his game going south. After Sunday's record-setting win at the PGA, those critics have been silenced. Gene Wojciechowski
2012 champion: Rory McIlroy
Course: The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island
Where: Kiawah Island, S.C.
Yardage, par: 7,676 yards, par-72