McIlroy dominates U.S. Open

2011 us open results rory mcilroy

BETHESDA, MY (TheSpread) – In a historic performance, Rory McIlroy won his first major championship on Sunday, winning the 2011 U.S. Open by eight shots.

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McIlroy shot a 2-under 69 in Sunday’s final round to finish at -16 for the tournament, eight shots ahead of Jason Day. The 16-under total was a new U.S. Open record.

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bodog, McIlroy had 12/1 odds to win this year’s golf tournament, meaning a $100 wager on him will pay out an additional $1,200.

McIlroy set new records for leads after 36 holes and 54 holes as he shot below 70 in each round, including a 65 in round one and 66 in round two. This is the first major championship for McIlroy, who lost the 2011 Masters after leading by four shots entering the final round.

2011 U.S. Open Top 10 Results

1 Rory McIlroy -16 (268)

2 Jason Day -8 (276)

T3 Kevin Chappell -6 (278)

T3 Robert Garrigus -6 (278)

T3 Lee Westwood -6 (278)

T3 Y.E. Yang -6 (278)

T7 Peter Hanson -5 (279)

T7 Sergio Garcia -5 (279)

T9 Charl Schwartzel -4 (280)

T9 Louis Oosthuizen -4 (280)

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