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McIlroy ends dream year on top

Posted: November 26, 2012 at 4:12 a.m.

Top-ranked golfer Rory McIlroy finished with a 6-under-par 66 for a total 23-under 265 to win the season-ending World Golf Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Sunday.

Top-ranked golfer Rory McIlroy finished with a 6-under-par 66 for a total 23-under 265 to win the season-ending World Golf Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Sunday.

Rory McIlroy made five consecutive birdies down the stretch to overtake Justin Rose and win the Dubai World Championship on Sunday, ending a historic year in which the 23-year old Northern Irishman won the PGA Championship and the European and PGA tour money titles.

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Sports, Pages 13 on 11/26/2012

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