WATCH: Rory McIlroy drives the green, makes eagle at US Open

By Dan McDonald
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2011 U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy is wasting no time making some noise during the first round at Erin Hills.

On the par-4 2nd, McIlroy made the hole look like a simple par-3, hitting a 320-yard driver to 28 feet. Oh, and in case that sounds like a normal Rory shot, keep in mind that the hole plays both uphill and into the wind.

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And if you're going to hit it that far, you might as well make the putt -- which is exactly what McIlroy did to card the early eagle and get to 2-under.




McIlroy made bogey on the third to drop back to 1-under, six strokes back of leader Rickie Fowler.