Rory McIlroy, from Northern Ireland, hits from the first fairway during final-round play in the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011.

Rory McIlroy, from Northern Ireland, hits from the first fairway during final-round play in the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011.