21 Jul '14, 1am

Two simple keys: Rory McIlroy says keys to success at Hoylake were ‘process’ and ‘spot:’

Two simple keys: Rory McIlroy says keys to success at Hoylake were ‘process’ and ‘spot:’

HOYLAKE, England – Those two trigger words that Rory McIlroy kept close to the vest this week at the Open? “Process”. “Spot”. “Very simple,” he said Sunday night, with a sheepish grin. “It’s going to be a big letdown for everyone.” Pretty much, since most everyone assumed it was something technical (“left shoulder down through impact”), motivational (“claret jug”) or maybe even vengeful (a shot back at Caroline!). Open Championship full-field scores Open Championship: Articles, videos and photos Nonetheless, we’ll let McIlroy explain why those trigger words worked so well during his 17-under 271 and two-shot victory at Royal Liverpool: “With my long shots I just wanted to stick to my process and stick to making good decisions, making good swings,” he said. “And ‘spot’ was for my putting. I was just picking a spot on the green and then trying to roll it over my spot every t...

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