Video: Fans watch Rory McIlroy at Holywood Golf Club

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Local hero Rory McIlroy made sure the hundreds of people packed into Holywood Golf Club had a nervous afternoon as he stuttered towards the final few holes of the Open championship.

As the commanding lead slipped to just two shots the tension became unbearable for many.

Despite two previous wins at a golf major, the electric atmosphere at McIlroy’s home club suggested a hunger for further success - and there remains an air of confidence that their favourite son will fulfil his destiny as one of the greatest in the history of the game.




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