While Phil Mickelson revealed earlier last week that the best liquid to be poured from Claret Jug was a $40,000 bottle of wine, Rory McIlroy showed he was in touch with a younger generations.
The photograph below shows one of McIlroy’s closest friends in Harry Diamond pouring Jagermeister into golf’s famed trophy and with his mother, Rosie overseeing the pouring.
Triple Major winner Rory McIlroy has returned to Northern Ireland this Monday afternoon clutching the famed Claret Jug.
McIlroy jetted in after capturing the 143rd Open Championship by two shots at Royal Liverpool.
Celebrations got under way on Sunday evening at his home club in Holywood, County Down, as he collected the Claret Jug in a thrilling final round.
He is only the third golfer after Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus to win three major tournaments by the age of 26.
“It is the one you ...
No sooner had new Open Champion Rory McIlroy ended his victory press conference and he was asked to take a first-ever ‘selfie’ snap with the famed Claret Jug.
Here is McIlroy’s ‘selfie’ taken with one of the mobile phones belonging to a www.opengolf.com team member.
New Open Champion Rory McIlroy left the world’s golf media totally deflated after revealing his two ‘trigger’ words for this week.
McIlroy had visited the Media Center earlier in the week revealing he had two words to focus on during the four rounds of this year’s 143rd staging of golf’s oldest Major.
He was asked after Friday’s second round if he could reveal those two words but responded he would divulge the words on Sunday afternoon should he win The Open.
Rory McIlroy has made it three Majors in the space of four years after capturing the 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool.
After starting the final round leading by six shots and then increasing that to seven with a birdie at the first, McIlroy added golf’s oldest Major to his 2011 US Open success and 2012 PGA Championship triumph lifting the Claret Jug by two strokes with a 17-under par tally.
American Rickie Fowler and Spain’s Sergio Garcia were tied in second place on 15-under ...
RORY MCILROY – 143rd Open Champion – With This win
It is McIlroy’s seventh European Tour International Schedule victory in his 138th European Tour event.
Moves to €2,634,932 and to the top of The Race to Dubai.
It is the fourth time during his European Tour career he has won more than €2 million in a single European Tour season.
Will move to second in the Official World Golf Ranking from eighth.
It is his first victory in The Open Championship in his seventh appearance.
2014 OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
(The 36th of 41 events in the PGA TOUR Season)
Royal Liverpool GC July 17-20, 2014 FedExCup Pts: 600
Hoylake, England Par/Yards: 37-37—72/7,312
Third-Round Notes – Saturday, July 19, 2014
Weather: Overcast, with rain throughout the day. ...