Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, waits to putt on the 18th green to win the U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., Sunday, June 19, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, waits to putt on the 18th green to win the U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., Sunday, June 19, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)