Rory McIlroy took his 11th PGA Tour victory at the Wells Fargo Championhsip at Quail Hollow this weekend with a convincing 7 shot win. The world No1 had little competition on Sunday after scoring a course record 61 on Saturday, to beat his previous record of 62.

McIlroys total of 21-under-par (267) is also a tourmanemnt record, Rory has always enjoyed his time at Quail Hollow, winning twice and coming runner up to Rickie Fowler in 2012. 

Rory Mcilroy wells fargo quail hollow golf by josh hirst pga professional

McIlroys maiden PGA Tour victory also came at Quail Hollow in 2010, where he had an impressive 4 shot win over Phil Mickelson. 

The world No 1 was always the favourite going into the event and his 61 on Saturday meant he was odds on favourite to take the title. He did give the rest of the field a slight glimmer of hope when he 3 putted the second. But he showed just why he is the best player in the world by making birdies at 5, 7, 12, 14 and 16. 

McIlroy seems to be hitting good form at the right time, he has a busy schedule this year which sees him present the Irish Open for the first time and defend his BMW Championship title next week. The Irish open has attracted a lot of the worlds best players and it will be great to see how they get on at the tough Royal County Down. 

Rory McIlroy wells fargo golf by josh josh hirst pga professional

The highlight of McIlroys round came at 16 where he hit a massive 364 yard drive over the corner and to leave himself a short pitch to the green, which he managed to covert for birdie.

Phil Mickelson Wells Fargo golf by josh hirst pga professional

Gone have the days of us questioning McIlroys change of sponsor, the 26-year-old is in great form this year and its brilliant to see another player taking the reigns as a dominant force and inspiration for many young golfers. 

Phil Mickelson did challenge for the title and looked strong going into the Wells Fargo Championship, but the charismatic left hander could not put up enough of a fight as Rory continues to dominate the Golfing world.

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