McIlroy wins Shanghai Masters

Oct 31, 2011, 07:57 IST | AFP
Rory McIlroy enjoyed a $2 million pay day yesterday after a nerve-shredding play off with American Anthony Kim who came within a whisker of claiming the lavish purse at the Lake Malaren Shanghai Masters.

Rory McIlroy

The pair dueled in a tense sudden death on the tricky par four 18th hole for the biggest cash prize in golf.

"It was a very important win. I'll be the first to say I have not won enough in the last four years",  McIlroy said.

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