PGA Award Certifies McIlroy as Superstar

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On Tuesday, the PGA of America made official what we have known all along: Rory McIlroy is the player of the year. In fact, Golf Magazine broke the news weeks earlier, naming McIlroy its POY. The PGA Tour will announce its own award next month, and it will be a DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN upset if McIlroy doesn't take that POY, too. After all, he led the Tour in victories (4), earnings ($8.047 million), and scoring average (68.87). (That last stat also earned him the Vardon Trophy.)

So now that we've established that this is in fact Rory's year, it's time to look ahead: what will the kid do for an encore? Since 1994, only Tiger Woods has won more than one POY, though it must be noted that he scooped up 10 of...

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