Video: Ulster basking in McIroy’s golfing glory

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Sports fans in Craigavon yesterday were basking in the latest major golf victory by the sport’s local superstar, Rory McIlroy.

The Co Down man claimed his second major title in four weeks and a third win in succession in a thrilling, weather-affected climax to the US PGA Championship on Sunday.

Rory McIlroy hits a chip on the seventh hole during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Sunday
Rory McIlroy hits a chip on the seventh hole during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Sunday

McIlroy carded a closing 68 at Valhalla to finish 16 under par, one shot ahead of Phil Mickelson after a remarkable final day which finished in near-darkness, with the lights blazing from the clubhouse behind the 18th green.

 

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