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Europe’s Rory McIlroy reacts after making a birdie putt to win the 13th hole during a foresomes match at the Ryder Cup golf tournament Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Rory McIlroy

2011 has been a great year, and certainly a memorable one, for 22-year-old golfer Rory McIlroy.