In addition to becoming the fourth-youngest player to win four majors (after Tom Morris Jr., Tiger and Jack), Rory McIlroy is the fifth to win multiple majors in a season before turning 26.


Gene Sarazen 1922 U.S. Open, PGA
Bobby Jones 1926 U.S. Open, British Open
Jack Nicklaus 1963 Masters, PGA
Tiger Woods 2000 U.S. Open, British Open, PGA
Rory McIlroy 2014 British Open, PGA
PHOTOPhotograph by Fred Vuich for Sports Illustrated