70
      Wednesday
      89 / 68
      Thursday
      87 / 65
      Friday
      86 / 67

      McIlroys have double success at British Open

      <font color="#000000">Rory</font> <font size="2"> <font color="#000000" size="2">McIlroy</font> </font><font size="2"> <font color="#000000"> was not the only winner at the British Open on Sunday.</font> </font>

      Rory McIlroy was not the only winner at the British Open on Sunday.

      The BBC said McIlroy's father, Gerry, and three of Gerry's friends placed a combined bet of 400 pounds (now $680) in 2004 on McIlroy winning the British Open before he turned 26.

      McIlroy was 15 at the time of the wager and is now 25.

      The odds were 500-1, so the syndicate looks to collect 200,000 pounds ($340,000) now that McIlroy has lifted the claret jug. He won by two strokes over Sergio Garcia and Ricky Fowler.