Weekend Recap on the Renamed Best Golfer: Rory McIlroy

After winning the Open Championship, Rory McIlroy has been renamed the best golfer in the world despite all the partying the 25 year old has been doing. “Well, maybe there was a bit of one when he posted “just” a 1-under 69 on Thursday – which was worse than some guy named Tiger Woods – but a 6-under 64 the next day put him in contention. That round was overshadowed by Sergio Garcia’s seven straight birdies to close out his Friday, but McIlroy stayed just as stellar with back-to-back 66s on the weekend. That score was five better than Garcia’s Sunday, giving McIlroy a two-shot victory, $1.53 million (which puts him just $765 short of Bubba Watson atop the PGA Tour season money list), and the world No. 1 ranking again.” (Back9Network.Com) Tiger Woods, had a hiccup and withdrew midway through his round on Sunday due to his back injury.  He could have earned some extra money and much needed points, but instead limped off the...

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