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Watch: McIlroy drives 18th hole at St. Andrews

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Rory McIlroy could only muster a 1-over 73 on a chilly Thursday at the Old Course on Day 1 of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. But he did have at least one highlight.

Three over par through 13 holes, McIlroy birdied the par-5 14th and then finished off his round with a 3 at the par-4 18th.

McIlroy earned his final birdie thanks to successfully driving the 357-yard home hole. Check it out.