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Rory McIlroy wins his second Match Play Championship
Rory McIlroy wins his second Match Play Championship

Rory McIlroy didn't need another comeback to win the Match Play Championship. Three times in the last three days, McIlroy had to rally from a late deficit to reach the championship match Sunday at TPC Harding Park. He removed any suspense by winning four straight holes against an errant Gary Woodland and never looked back. Woodland conceded the 16th hole, and McIlroy captured his second World Golf Championship with a 4-and-2 victory. Three weeks after Jordan Spieth won the Masters and emerged as the most likely rival, McIlroy reminded the world of his No. 1 ranking. “I'm really proud of myself with how I showed a lot of character early on with coming back from...

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