Rory McIlroy is teeing it up this week in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on the European Tour. The tournament is played over three incredible Scottish links courses -- the Old Course at St. Andrews, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns.
In Thursday's first round, McIlroy played at St. Andrews.
While the round was otherwise unforgettable -- he shot a 1-over 73 and was tied for 93rd at the time of this post -- McIlroy did provide a special moment on the famous final hole.
Playing at 360 yards Thursday, McIlroy absolutely piped a drive that rolled up onto the green and settled within 8 feet of the cup.
McIlroy would miss the eagle putt, but tapped in for his fourth birdie of the day to go against three bogeys and a double bogey.
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