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Rory McIlroy Named 2014 PGA Tour Player of the Year

British Open and PGA Championship winner Rory McIlroy was voted the 2014 PGA Tour Player of the Year by the Tour’s members—the second such award in three years for the 25-year-old Northern Irishman.

The PGA Tour noted the latest award win for McIlroy on its official site, also announcing Chesson Hadley as Rookie of the Year. The release includes comments from PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem about both players’ success.

“My congratulations to Rory and Chesson for their outstanding accomplishments that earned them season-ending honors from their peers,” he said. “Both players earned their awards with their consistent and steady play throughout the season.”

Billy Horschel, Martin Kaymer, Jimmy Walker and Bubba Watson were the other finalists for the coveted Player of the Year award.

It was a dominant season for McIlroy, who won three tournaments, including the aforementioned pair of majors, and finished inside the top 10 in 12 of 17 events. That includes an eighth-place result at The Masters.

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Jamie Donaldson Tells Reporter “I’m still drunk” During Interview the Morning After the Ryder Cup [Video]

Jamie Donaldson clinched the Ryder Cup for Europe with a tremendous wedge shot from 140+ yards on Sunday. (Video below) On Monday morning, Donaldson did an interview with Sky Sports. When asked if the Ryder Cup-clinching shot had sunk in yet, Donaldson answered truthfully, “No, ’cause I’m still drunk.”

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Patrick Reed Shushed the Ryder Cup Crowd Following a Birdie Putt [Video]

Patrick Reed drained a birdie putt on the 7th hole of his Ryder Cup matchup with Henrik Stenson today and then he tired to fire up his team or anger the Scottish crowd, either or, by making a “shush” gesture. Reed apparently had been heckled for his putting on the first tee earlier in the day.

Reed then proceeded to pump his fist and yell “Come on!” on his way to the next tee, which caused Jack Nicklaus to ask on Sky Sports, “What in the world is he doing? He’s going to incite a riot.”

Stenson finished Saturday one up over Reed.

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Golfer Snaps Nearly All of His Golf Clubs in a Fit of RAGE Following Terrible Round [Video]

We’ve all been there… You know that feeling you get following an awful round of golf. That feeling like you could just break something. Well, one golfer let his emotions get the best of him as he took out his frustrations on his equipment.

The gentleman spared no expenses during the fit, snapping his clubs, slamming his bag to the ground repeatedly and ripping off his bag tags. Though the golfer may not have been feeling like sunshine and rainbows at the time, the audience clearly enjoyed reveling in his fury.

[h/t Golf Digest]

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