05 Mar '12, 12am

Congrats @McIlroyRory on the win and new #1 World Ranking! Well played indeed! #TheMarkofaPlayer

Rory McIlroy has long had potential of becoming the top ranked player in the world. Since his days as a curly headed teenage amateur from Northern Ireland, many have said it is only a matter of time before the young Ulsterman becomes a dominant force in the game. Praise from his peers has been bountiful, Hunter Mahan, immediately following his win over McIlroy in the WGC Accenture Match Play last week was quick to comment on McIlroy's play of late, " He’s (McIlroy) the best player in the world right now." Final round playing partner Harris English, who was two strokes off the lead entering the final round stated, "I’ve definitely watched him play the last couple of years. He’s got a great game and he deserves. I think he’s the best player in the world right now, hands down, and I’m looking forward to tomorrow. He’s very impressive." McIlroy has not been oblivious to what h...

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