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1:20PM

Bleacher Report: Is Rory McIlroy the New Face of Golf After Winning the 2014 British Open?

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

HOYLAKE, England — Rory McIlroy is one of three, with Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods. But so effervescent, so whimsical as well as so remarkably talented, McIlroy in truth is one of a kind.

“The Champion Golfer of the Year.” That’s how the British Open winner is introduced by the head of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club, Peter Dawson.

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10:18PM

Newsday (N.Y.): Rory McIlroy jumps to a 6-stroke lead in British Open

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

HOYLAKE, England — It was short, and for Rory McIlroy, oh so sweet. In a matter of minutes he threw two eagles at the field and dispelled any thought the 143rd British Open would belong to anyone else.

McIlroy's threes on the par-5 16th and 18th holes Saturday in the third round at Royal Liverpool enabled him to leap to a six-stroke lead. Almost certainly the rest of the field is playing for second.

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10:16PM

Bleacher Report: Relentless Rory McIlroy Shows Killer Instinct, Controls 2014 British Open

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

HOYLAKE, England — The Open is closed. One moment we had a golf tournament. The next we had a rout. For Rory McIlroy, the next walk across the links of Royal Liverpool will be a coronation march.

Six shots in six holes. McIlroy was tied with Rickie Fowler at the 13th tee Saturday in the third round. After the 18th green he was six shots in front.

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9:16PM

Bleacher Report: Will Rory McIlroy Run Away with 2014 British Open After Avoiding Friday Failure?

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

HOYLAKE, England — That takes care of the Friday Flop nonsense for Rory McIlroy. That also ought to take care of the 143rd British Open.

Was it a jinx? A curse? A bad swing that turned into a horrible situation? A leprechaun’s mistake?

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9:08PM

Newsday (N.Y.): Rory McIlroy posts another 66 at British Open

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

HOYLAKE, England — He's done this before, three years ago in the other Open. He turned the 2011 U.S. Open into a runaway, and now on this side of the ocean, Rory McIlroy is doing it again.

McIlroy did something on Friday that he hadn't been doing much of this season and extended his lead in the 143rd British Open to four shots. Even with two rounds to play, he may be uncatchable.

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