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European preparation proves key for Open winner McIlroy

European preparation proves key for Open winner McIlroy

Related Content News RORY MCILROY FACTFILE Open glory for Majestic McIlroy Classy McIlroy takes strangehold on Race to Dubai Rory McIlroy credited the “huge” importance of his win at the flagship BMW PGA Championship and an appearance at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open after securing a third Major title at last week’s Open Championship. The 25 year old Northern Irishman, who triumphed by two shots at Royal Liverpool on Sunday to add the Claret Jug to his 2011 US Open and 2012 US PGA titles, came from seven shots back on the final day at Wentworth Club in May to claim a maiden BMW PGA Championship title and a first European Tour victory in 18 months. One week prior to his success at Hoylake, meanwhile, McIlroy was in attendance at Royal Aberdeen, therefore becoming the fourth winner in a row – following Darren Clarke (2011), Ernie Els (2012) and Phil Mickelson (...

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