McIlroy may not be happy with this position, as the golfer he is best at is professional but not in politics.

Rory McIlroy- Not Happy

Rory McIlroy- Favour Open Winner

The R&A is not likely to be perceived to favor the Open winner, but his victory at St Andrew's would have a broader significance.

McIlroy represents everything positive aspects of his game in the midst of the model that sees millions of dollars.

Rory McIlroy- Positive Aspects of Game

When Rory McIlroy made an 18th hole birdie, five hours and forty minutes after he had teed off on the fiery Old Course.

Rory McIlroy- 18th Hole

McIlroy is not the leader of the Open in the lead heading to day two, however his 66 was a match to the score.

Rory McIlroy- Leader of Open Hole

The power McIlroy showed on the first day in this particular event was similar to what he did eight years back.

Rory McIlroy- Particular Events

"It never feels easy," said McIlroy. "There's small portions of the golf course that it shows the state of your game.

Rory McIlroy- Golf Course

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I passed through all of these little tests without a scratch and I'm extremely satisfied with this.

Rory McIlroy- Little Tests

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Tiger Woods' British Open began with an excellent swing: a low, slender shot along the Old Course.

Tiger Woods Bristish Open 2022 Performance