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McIlroy excited about game, extra Masters tuneup

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Rory McIlroy failed to recapture the World No. 1 ranking from Tiger Woods with a victory at the Houston Open, but he is excited about progress in his shotmaking and one last Masters tuneup event. 

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his tee shot on the ninth hole during the final round of the Shell Houston Open at the Redstone Golf Club on March 31, 2013 in Humble, Texas. McIlroy failed to recapture the World No. 1 ranking from Tiger Woods with a victory at the Houston Open, but he is excited about progress in his shotmaking and one last Masters tuneup event.

McIlroy fired a two-under par 70 to finish on four-under 284 for 72 holes at the $6.2 million PGA event, making birdies on the last two holes on both the front and back nines but taking consecutive bogeys at 11 and 12.

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