Recent Golf News
Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy took very little time to return to his winning ways following his recent PGA Championship victory at Kiawah Island. The young golfer secured the Deutsche Bank Championship just three weeks after his victory in South Carolina. In a hard fought battle with the likes of Luis Oosthuizen and Tiger Woods, McIlroy emerged victorious after shooting a final-round 67. His win in Massachusetts marked the third victory of the year for McIlroy and moved him to the top spot in the FedEx Cup standings.
Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy came out swinging to begin his PGA career. At 22, he recorded his first major victory at the 2011 US Open. The young phenom experienced lull in performance when it came to Major Championships in the following year. That all changed Sunday when McIlroy got that very illusive second major victory. McIlroy won the 2012 PGA Championship at the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort in South Carolina.
Japanese LPGA golfer Ai Miyazato entered the final round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship tied for fourth place. It took a remarkable final day, 6-under 65 to rally from behind to capture the title. Her victory in Arkansas was her second LPGA win of the year and the ninth of her six-year career on tour. She shot an impressive 12-under for the tournament, narrowly defeating fellow Japanese pro, and good friend, Mika Miyazato.