(LOUISVILLE, Kentucky) — Rory McIlory continued his dominance on Sunday as he won the PGA Championship in a dramatic four-man race that came down to the wire.
McIlory finished 3-under 68 and become just the fourth player in the last century to win four majors at age 25 or younger. The others are Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, and Bobby Jones.
“I didn’t think in my wildest dreams I’d have a summer like this,” said McIlroy, only the seventh player to win the last two majors of the year. “I played the best golf of my life. I really gutted it out today.”
The 18th and final round was finished just in time as the golfers were battling darkness. The just managed to finish the tournament, which was good news for McIlory.
Phil Mickelson finished just one stroke behind McIlory in the tournament, followed by Henrik Stenson and Rickie Fowler.
Fowler’s tough luck continued this weekend, he became the first player in history to finish in the top five at all four majors without winning one.
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Adam Forsgren, EastIdahoNews.com Columnist