McIlroy rolls to PGA victory

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KIAWAH ISLAND, SC (TheSpread) – Rory McIlroy put his stamp on the golfing world on Sunday, easily winning the 2012 PGA Championship.

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The 23-year-old McIlroy won his second major championship on Sunday thanks to great play on the tees and greens. He shot a 6-under 66 in his final round, which combined with a 67 to close his third round, put him at -13 overall for the tournament. He won by eight shots over David Lynn.

The win also pushes McIlroy to No. 1 in the world rankings. According to oddsmakers, McIlroy had 20/1 odds to win this week, as he had been struggling as of late. Those that put a $100 wager on McIlroy to win will receiver a pay out of $2,000.

Tiger Woods entered the third round tied for the lead, but ended up finishing in a tie for 11th at -2 overall. He shot an even-par 72 in the fourth round after posting a 74 in round three.

For top 5 results from the 2012 PGA Championship, see below

PGA Championship Top 5 Results

1 Rory McIlroy -13 (275)

2 David Lynn -5 (283)

T3 Justin Rose -4 (284)

T3 Keegan Bradley -4 (284)

T3 Ian Poulter -4 (284)

T3 Carl Pettersson -4 (284)

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