McIlroy sweeps the Canadian Open before the US Open

The Northern Irishman made a final spectacular day of 61 strokes to finish with 22 under par and add his second title of the season before the US Open.

The Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy won his 16th PGA Tour title on Sunday by winning the Canadian Open thanks to a game recital on the final day with an amazing return of 61 (-9) to four days of the US Open, third 'major' of the season.

McIlroy, 30 years old and winner of four major (including the 2011 US Open), won the Hamilton Golf & Country Club in Hamilton (Ontario) with 258 total hits (22 under par It outnumbered Irishman Shane Lowry and Webb Simpson in seven, and Brandt Snedeker and Matt Kuchar in North America in nine.

. The Northern Irishman started the last day tied at the head with Simpson and Kuchar, but it took him a while to launch at solitary towards the leadership.

Arrancó with two birdies in a row, the 1 and the 2, two consecutive to the 5 and the 4 and one more to the 7 to be placed only at the top with a considerable income.

In the second nine holes the Northern Ireland did not slow down. Everything went well and he sealed four other birdies in a row between 11th and 14th to settle with 22 under par in the total and an income of eight compared to the first of his pursuers, Shane Lowry.

Committed his first fault on the 16th hole But it took nothing in amending the error, with a spectacular eagle in the 17. However a bogey to 18 prevented him from finishing with a round of 60.

La on this Sunday is his second victory of the year after the achieved on March 17 passed in The Players Championship.

Also, the Canadian Open distributed three places for the British Open for the three unclassified golfers as they finished in the top ten. They got the Canadian Adam Hadwin, sixth, and also Northern Ireland Graeme McDowell, eighth.

El Colombian Sebastián Muñoz was one step away from achieving it to finish in the eleventh place with 9 under par in the total and a great last round of 64 (-6) .

Next week, from Thursday to Sunday, the US Open, the third major of the current season, will be held. The scenario is the Californian Pebble Beach Golf Links. The American Brooks Koepka defends the titles achieved in 2017 and 2018.

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