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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hits out of a bunker onto the 18th green during the first round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. McIlroy ended the day at 7 under par. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hits out of a bunker onto the 18th green during the first round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. McIlroy ended the day at 7 under par. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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