Rory McIlroy wins British Open, but not without having heckler ejected
Rory McIlroy won the British Open on Sunday at the ripe ol' age of 25. He was the third youngest player in the Masters era to win three majors, a feat accomplished only by some guys named Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, both of whom were younger than him. And, oh yeah, Rory's dad won a cool $342,000 for simply placing a 500:1 odds bet back in 2004 that his son would win the Open before the age of 26.
An all around good day for the McIlroy's.
But for one guy, Sunday wasn't as fortunate. After hitting a booming drive at par-5 16th, McIlroy pointed to a man in the crowd nearby who was apparently heckling him. The dude was promptly thrown out by Open officials and McIlroy continued about his business en route to an historic day.