20 Jul '14, 6pm

Rory McIlroy holds off Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler to win the British Open and capture the third leg of the c...

Rory McIlroy holds off Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler to win the British Open and capture the third leg of the c...

HOYLAKE, England -- There were a few tense moments, especially on the front nine, but Rory McIlroy overcame back-to-back bogeys and fought off a charge from Sergio Garcia to go wire-to-wire and win the 143rd British Open on a dry, overcast day at Royal Liverpool. McIlroy, who began the day with a six-shot lead, shot 71 to win by two strokes over Garcia (66) and playing partner Rickie Fowler (67). It was the third major for McIlroy and the first time he’s hoisted the Claret Jug. A winner at the 2011 U.S. Open, 2012 PGA Championship and now the British Open, he is three-quarters of the way to the career Grand Slam. His winner’s check at Hoylake is $1.66 million, but he also earned his dad Gerry $85,432.50. Ten years ago, Gerry and three partners bet £400 at 500-to-1 odds that Rory, then 15, would win the Open before he turned 26. McIlroy is 25. 2014 BRITISH OPEN PHOTOS: The ...

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