20 Jul '14, 6pm

Notables of the game quick to praise @The_Open champ @McIlroyRory. Blog:

Notables of the game quick to praise @The_Open champ @McIlroyRory. Blog:

Notables from the game of golf – his competitors and otherwise – were quick to compliment 2014 Champion Golfer of the Year Rory McIlroy as he came down the stretch and after he claimed his first Claret Jug for winning the British Open. Here's a sampling: • Tom Watson, @TomWatsonPGA: "Great play @McIlroyRory especially your finish on Saturday @The_Open. Take it easy on us at the Ryder Cup OK? Enjoy the moment." • Ian Poulter, @IanJamesPoulter: "Congrats to @McIlroyRory that was an incredible week of golf. 3 out of the 4 majors already. #Respect" • Graeme McDowell, @Graeme_McDowell: "Happy with my week. Round one was a killer but it was tough to argue with @McIlroyRory. 3/4 of the Grandslam complete. #congrats #special" Photo Gallery PHOTOS: Rory McIlroy's 2014 British Open championship See the action and emotion of Rory McIlroy's 2014 British Open championship at Royal Live...

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