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McIlroy hit 16-year-old Jason Blue on the head in Thursday's round and the ball ricocheted out of bounds. McIlroy put Blue up in a hotel for the week. (Getty)
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McIlroy and Westwood both had a chance to overtake then-No. 1 Luke Donald with a win at the Match Play. McIlroy rallied past Westwood, but ultimately lost to Hunter Mahan in the championship match. (Getty)
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Beginning in May, McIlroy missed three cuts on the PGA Tour including The Players and the U.S. Open. Many speculated he was spending too much time with girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki. (Getty)
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Rory McIlroy and girlfriend, former tennis No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki, spent lots of time together, with her traveling to his events and his to her's. They even made up the cute nickname. (Getty)
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McIlroy held off Louis Oosthuizen and Tiger Woods on Sunday for his third win of the season. His Boston win tied Woods for most wins that season (three) which he went on to break. (Getty)
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Acushnet and McIlroy both announced they would be splitting after 2012, but McIlroy has yet to publicly confirm his move to Nike. Rumors suggest McIlroy will sign a 10-year deal with Nike worth upwards of $250 million. (Getty)
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McIlroy won the third stop on the FedEx Cup playoff schedule for his second consecutive victory and his third win in four starts. (Getty)
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McIlroy was escorted to Medinah by a policeman after confusing which time zone he was in. He arrived 10 minutes before his singles match against Keegan Bradley, which he won, 2 and 1. (Getty)
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McIlroy shot a final-round 69 and held off a Sunday charge by Tiger Woods to win his third PGA Tour title. He also became No. 1 in the world - the second youngest to ever become No. 1. (Getty)
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McIlroy secured his second major championship victory just the same as he did the first - by a record-setting eight shots. (Getty Images)
Images from the European players and their wives and girlfriends at the 43rd Ryder Cup gala.
Image of Bryson DeChambeau and how his body has transformed, through the years, from an NCAA champion to becoming a multiple PGA Tour winner.
Here's a look at some of the best photos of the Match II with Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning, Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady from Medalist Golf Club.