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McIlroy wins British Open

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LIVERPOOL - Rory McIlroy joined the elite list of golfers to have won three of the four major titles at Hoylake on Sunday, but he had to battle all the way against Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler before bagging his first British Open title. 

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy holds the Claret Jug after winning the 2014 British Open Golf Championship at at Royal Liverpool Golf Course in Hoylake, north west England on July 20, 2014

At 25, McIlroy joined legends Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus as the only players to have achieved that feat by the time they were 25 and he is the first European to have won three majors.

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