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Tiger Woods during a practice round at Augusta. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Silverman: Woods Leads The Way In What Could Be A Spectacular Masters

This should be a Masters to remember. Tiger Woods is the clear favorite in the tournament because he is dominating the game once again.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2013

Martin Laird of Scotland tees off on the second hole during the final round of the Valero Texas Open. (Credit Scott Dykes, Getty)

Laird Ties Course Record With 63 To Win Texas Open

Martin Laird tied the course record with a 9-under par 63 to hold off Rory McIlory to earn his first win in more than two years at the Texas Open.

04/07/2013

Billy Horschel hits his drive on the second hole during the third round of the Valero Texas Open. (Credit: Michael Cohen, Getty)

Horschel Holds On At 10 Under For Texas Open Lead

Billy Horschel held off an experienced leaderboard to shoot 2-under 70 and take a two-shot lead entering the final round of the Texas Open.

04/06/2013

Rory McIlroy. (Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

McIlroy Pulls Within 3 Shots Of Lead At Texas Open

Rory McIlroy matched the low round of the day with a 5-under par 67 on Friday and moved within three shots of the lead, continuing his last-minute preparations for next week’s Masters.

04/05/2013

Rory McIlroy.  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

McIlroy: I’ll Never Quit Again

ory McIlroy offered another apology, a straightforward explanation and a pledge Wednesday that he will never again quit in middle of a round.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2013

World number one and defending champion, Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland walks off the course on the 18th hole, his nineth during the second round of the Honda Classic on March 1, 2013 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Frustrated McIlroy Walks Off Course At Honda

Whether his pain was mental or dental, Rory McIlroy walked off the course in the middle of his round Friday at the Honda Classic and invited even more scrutiny of golf’s No. 1 player.

03/01/2013

Rory McIlroy attempts a putt on the sixth hole green during the first round of the World Golf Championships - Accenture Match Play at the Golf Club at Dove Mountain on February 21, 2013 in Marana, Arizona. Round one play was suspended on February 20 due to inclimate weather and is scheduled to be continued today. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

A 1-2 Knockout: McIlroy, Woods Lose In Match Play

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods knocked out in the first round of the Match Play Championship? Not many would have given that a snowball’s chance in the desert.

02/21/2013

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Video: Woods, McIlroy Team Up For Nike Golf Commercial

Now that Nike has two of the world’s best golfers under contract in Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, the company can have some fun with advertising.

670 The Score–02/04/2013

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits the ball during the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston on September 3, 2012 in Norton, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Nike Signs Rory McIlroy To Lucrative Endorsement Deal

Move over Tiger Woods, the world’s new No. 1 golfer has now joined the Nike ranks.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2013

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits the ball during the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston on September 3, 2012 in Norton, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

McIlroy Voted PGA Tour Player Of The Year

Rory McIlroy sure didn’t feel like the PGA Tour player of the year when he arrived at Kiawah Island for the final major of the year. He had missed three cuts, had not contended in a major and had only one win.

670 The Score–12/04/2012

Lombard Deputy Police Chief Pat Rollins (CBS)

Suburban Cop Helped Get Rory McIlroy To The Tee On Time At Medinah

Whether he likes it or not, a veteran suburban police official is the unsung hero behind Europe’s stunning Ryder Cup victory over the weekend. CBS 2’s Jay Levine reports.

10/01/2012

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits the ball during the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston on September 3, 2012 in Norton, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

McIlroy: Tiger Calls Me ‘The Intimidator’

With every week, and every win, Rory McIlroy gets a new moniker. Two-time major champion. The world No. 1. Heir apparent. The latest nickname was courtesy of none other than Tiger Woods.

670 The Score–09/19/2012

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits the ball during the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston on September 3, 2012 in Norton, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

McIlroy Holds On To Win Deutsche Bank

Rory McIlroy has won the Deutsche Bank Championship for his third PGA Tour this year.

09/03/2012

Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa reacts during the third round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston on September 2, 2012 in Norton, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Oosthuizen Races Out To Big Lead In Boston

Louis Oosthuizen combined one of the sweetest swings in golf with a putting stroke that was just as pure. That’s all it took for him to race by Rory McIlroy, leave Tiger Woods behind and seize control Sunday in the Deutsche Bank Championship.

09/02/2012

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits off the seventh tee during the Final Round of the 94th PGA Championship at the Ocean Course on August 12, 2012 in Kiawah Island, South Carolina.  (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

McIlroy Wins PGA Championship By Record 8 Strokes

Rory McIlroy has won the PGA Championship, routing the field by a record eight strokes Sunday for his second major title.

08/12/2012

Vijay Singh. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

McIlroy, Singh Tied For Lead In Rain-Delayed PGA

First came the black cloud that has been following Tiger Woods on the weekend at the majors. The real storm showed up a short time later Saturday in the PGA Championship, halting the brilliant start by Rory McIlroy and giving Woods a chance to stop his slide at Kiawah Island.

08/11/2012

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits his tee shot on the third hole during the final round of the Honda Classic at PGA National on March 4, 2012 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Silverman: Look For McIlroy To Win Second Straight U.S. Open

There’s something spectacular about the U.S. Open that the casual fan may not appreciate.

670 The Score–06/14/2012

Rory McIlroy missed the cut at The Players Friday. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

McIlroy Misses Cut At The Players As Johnson Seizes Lead

The No. 1 player shot a 76 and will miss the cut. In three tries, McIlroy has never played the weekend at The Players Championship.

05/11/2012

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Bubba Watson Wins The Masters

Bubba Watson wins the Masters, beating Louis Oosthuizen on the second hole of a playoff.

04/08/2012

Fred Couples of the United States reacts while standing on the 18th green after finishing the second round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2012 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Liguori: Fred Couples Turns Back The Clock At Augusta

20 years after Fred Couples won The Masters in 1992, the 52-year-old finds himself tied for the lead with Jason Dufner at 5 under. When a reporter asked Couples if he thinks he can win, he replied with no hesitation, “yes, I feel I can!”

04/07/2012

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