RORY on the rise and rise...
Rory McIlroy's victory in the US PGA Championship at Valhalla gave the 25-year-old his fourth major title and made him the first player to win back-to-back majors since Pádraig Harrington in 2008.
MOST MAJOR WINS
18 Jack Nicklaus
14 Tiger Woods (pictured, right)
11 Walter Hagen
9 Ben Hogan, Gary Player
8 Tom Watson
7 Harry Vardon, Gene Sarazen, Bobby Jones, Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer
6 Lee Trevino, Nick Faldo
5 James Braid, JH Taylor, Byron Nelson, Peter Thomson, Seve Ballesteros, Phil Mickelson
4 Willie Park Sr, Tom Morris Sr, Tom Morris Jr, Willie Anderson Jr, Jim Barnes, Bobby Locke, Ray Floyd, Ernie Els, RORY McILROY