June 20th, 2011
02:10 AM ET

McIlroy triumph signals new golfing dynasty

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland poses with the U.S. Open trophy Sunday in Bethesda, Maryland.
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland poses with the U.S. Open trophy Sunday in Bethesda, Maryland.

"Let's go Rory! Let's go Rory!"  The chants here at the Congressional Country Club over the weekend said it all.

There was a sense the 2011 U.S. Open would prove historic after Rory McIlroy posted a blistering score on the first day, but his play over the following days was sumptuous in quality and magnetic in attraction for golf fans. A fervently patriotic American crowd were charmed, amazed and captivated by the feats of the Northern Irish youngster. FULL POST

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