McIlroy looking to dominate

Rory McIlroy and Tiger WoodsRory McIlroy (15/2 – USPGA Championship outright) is hoping to dominate in the golfing world for the foreseeable future after the Northern Irishman claimed his third major title of his career with victory in the Open Championship on Sunday.

At the age of 25 the two-time Ryder Cup winner has joined Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus in becoming only the third player to have won three of the four prestigious tournaments by his current age.

The victory at Royal Liverpool showed a real maturity and composure for McIlroy who led the competition from day one, finishing ahead of Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler who both came up just short.

Many are tipping the Northern Irishman to dominate like Woods did in the 90’s and add several more major titles to his current collection of three.

Woods struggled in the Open Championship having had some time out due to a long-standing back injury and crowds had begun to dwindle because of the Americans omission.

McIlroy is hoping that he can be the person to take golf onto the next level and become the most feared player on the circuit just like Woods (11/1 – USPGA Championship outright) was at one stage, adding that the American’s major haul of 14 is firmly in his sights.

“I feel like there’s a lot more left in me. I want be to be the guy that goes on and wins majors regularly,” he said.

“Golf is looking for someone to put their hand up and try to dominate and I want to be that person.”

The fourth and final major of the season gets underway in August and McIlroy could not only find himself with another trophy in the bag but also a return to the world number one spot, replacing Adam Scott (16/1 – USPGA Championship outright) depending on how the Australian performs.

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