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McIlroy back as No. 1 after Bridgestone victory
Rory McIlroy is back on top of the golf world, following up his British Open triumph with an elite World Golf Championships (WGC) win yesterday morning (Singapore time).
The 25-year-old Northern Irishman rallied from a three-stroke deficit to beat Spain’s Sergio Garcia by two strokes at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational.
With the win he replaces Australian Adam Scott atop the rankings, ascending to No. 1 for the fifth time in his career, but the first since March last year.
“It feels like a long time since I lost that No. 1 spot, but it feels good to be back on top,” said McIlroy, whose star faded last year when he struggled with problems both on and off the golf course. “Hopefully, I can keep it for a while.”
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