Deutsche Bank Championship Round 4 Results: Rory McIlroy Wins At TPC Boston


NORTON, Mass. — Rory McIlroy is your Deutsche Bank Championship winner — again.

The former No. 1 golfer in the world came roaring back from a 4-over start to Friday’s first round at the Deutsche Bank Championship to claim his second career victory at TPC Boston. He shot a 6-under-par 65 to finish the weekend at 15-under overall, two shots clear of Paul Casey.

Here’s how it all went down.

McIlroy couldn’t have done much better on the front nine, as he made the turn at 31 after five birdies, including three straight on holes No. 7 through 9. He very nearly blew the lead he had built up with a bogey on the 17th, but he rebounded with a birdie on the last hole to seal the deal.

Casey missed his eagle putt on the 18th. Casey entered Monday’s final round with a three shot lead, but he faced a two-shot deficit on the 72nd hole. He had a chance to force a playoff with a long eagle putt, but it didn’t fall for him.

The remnants of Hurricane Hermine didn’t bring any rain to TPC Boston, but there was plenty of wind, which certainly impacted how the players did — well, everyone except for McIlroy.

TOP 10
1. Rory McIlroy -15
2. Paul Casey -13
3. Jimmy Walker -12
4. Adam Scott -11
T5 Patrick Reed -10
T5 Fabian Gomez -10
T5 James Hahn -10
T8 Jason Kokrak -9
T8 Dustin Johnson -9
T8 Billy Hurley III -9
T8 David Hearn -9
T8 Louis Oosthuizen -9
T8 Kevin Chappell -9
T8 Ryan Moore -9

Now THIS was impressive:


1. Patrick Reed
2. Jason Day
3. Dustin Johnson
4. Rory McIlroy
5. Adam Scott
6. Jordan Spieth
7. Russell Knox
8. Emiliano Grillo
9. Jimmy Walker
10. Paul Casey

The top 70 golfers in the FedEx Cup standings will move on to the BMW Championship at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind. Jason Day will try to defend his title when the tournament tees off Thursday, in what will be a short turnaround for the players.

Thumbnail photo via Mark Konezny/USA TODAY Sports Images

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