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August 10, 2014

Rory McIlroy Makes Awesome Save at the End of the PGA Championship – the Trophy

by John Phillips

On August 10, 2014, Rory McIlroy made history and then he saved it. After claiming his fourth major, he had to step into catch the handing off the PGA Championship’s Wanamaker Trophy in the dark at Valhalla, as Ted Bishop of the PGA Tour fumbled it handing it to Rory.  The top flew off and then the whole trophy looked unstable. See the video below.

Rory McIlroy held off the challenges of Rickie Fowler, Phil Mickelson and Henrik Stenson on an astonishing final day of the US PGA Championship70609 to become the first player since fellow Irishman Padraig Harrington in 2008 to win back-to-back majors.  “It’s just incredible,” McIroy said during the trophy presentation. “I didn’t think in my wildest dreams I’d have a summer like this. I’ve just played the best golf of my life and I think I showed a lot of guts out there today to get this job done.”

This wasn’t his first trophy news.  Just last month, the 25-year-old golf sensation celebrated his victory at the British Open, which led to photos surfacing on Twitter of someone pouring Jagermeister into the claret jug. This one is much bigger.  Might we recommend Fireball?

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