US Open 2011 Results: Rory McIlroy Wins First Major

Yesterday the conclusion of the US Open 2011 took place with the fourth and final round. Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy went into the final round with an 8 stroke lead over Y.E. Yang. McIlroy had an amazing 4 days of golf and set 11 US Open records while also winning his first major championship. The US Open 2011 results saw McIlroy end the tournament with a -16.

Rory McIlroy Wins First Major

Second place went to Jason Day at -8 and third was a 4 way tie with Kevin Chappel, Robert Garrigus, Lee Westwood and Y.E.Yang all at -6. Rory McIlroy had the lowest score ever at the US Open with a -16, plus he had the lowest 72 hole score at 268. McIlroy at the age of 22 is the youngest winner of the US Open since 1923. He started the tournament off strong with his name a top the US Open 2011 results leaderboard after each round.

What is up next for McIlroy, well probably a bunch of endorsement deals. He is expected to be one of golfs top money makers in the coming years. McIlroy can now add to his list of accomplishments as being the US Open 2011 winner and record breaker and maker.

 


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