- Team TaylorMade’s Rory McIlroy becomes the 39th player to tally 20 PGA TOUR wins behind a final round 66 to win THE CJ CUP @ SUMMIT
CARLSBAD, Calif. (Oct. 17, 2021) – Rory McIlroy won his 20th PGA TOUR event at THE CJ CUP with the SIM2 driver and TP5x golf ball in his bag. Rory outran a crowded leaderboard highlighted by a 35-foot eagle putt from off the green on the 14th hole on Sunday to win by one stroke.
With the Spider X in hand, Rory led the field in strokes gained putting. This is the first time he has led strokes gained putting for the entire tournament since winning at Bay Hill in 2018.
NEED TO KNOW
· At age 32, Rory becomes the seventh golfer to earn 20 PGA tour wins before age 33 joining Arnold Palmer, Billy Casper, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson
· He is the 2nd-youngest player from outside the United States to reach 20 PGA Tour wins (Harry Cooper, 31)
· The TP5 family filled up the top-3 on the leaderboard with Rory (TP5x), Collin Morikawa (TP5) and Rickie Fowler (TP5x Pix)
RORY MCILROY WITB
· SIM2 9.0° driver
· SIM 15.0° fairway
· SIM Max 19° hybrid
· P730 Rors Proto 3-9
· MG3 46°
· MG2 TW 56° and MG2 58°
· Spider X
· TP5X 2021 #22