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McIlroy has silver cup, now he wants green jacket

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland kisses the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy clutched the treasured piece of silverware, his reward for winning golf’s oldest major championship.

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Mark Rypien wins American Century title

Former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien hits the ball out of the bunker during the American Century Championship golf tournament Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Stateline, Nev. (AP Photo/Reno Gazette-Journal, Hilary Swift)

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — Mark Rypien beat out Jeremy Roenick and Annika Sorenstam to win the weather-delayed American Century Celebrity Golf Championship on Sunday.

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Steve Wheatcroft takes Boise Open in playoff

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Steve Wheatcroft rolled in a 10-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole to beat Steven Alker and win the Albertsons Boise Open on Sunday.

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Lydia Ko wins Marathon Classic with closing birdie

Lydia Ko, of New Zealand, kisses her trophy after winning the Marathon Classic LPGA golf tournament at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio, Sunday, July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Now that she’s officially a millionaire, Lydia Ko joked she’ll have to keep a closer watch on where her paychecks go.

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McIlroy poised to move closer to career Grand Slam

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland holds up the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf’s oldest trophy.

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