- McIlroy wins in South Carolina, one ahead of Kurt Kitayama
- ‘It means a lot. I’ve worked so hard the last 12 months’
Defending champion Rory McIlroy produced a final round of 67 to secure victory at the CJ Cup and regain the world No 1 spot.
The 33-year-old Northern Irishman produced seven birdies to finish on 17 under par at the Congaree Golf Club in South Carolina, a shot ahead of American Kurt Kitayama, despite bogeying the final two holes.
Written by Conrad Leach
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