Kiawah Island, SC (Sports Network) - Rory McIlroy cruised to his second major title on Sunday when he won the PGA Championship in historic fashion at The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island.
McIlroy shot a 6-under 66 and won by eight strokes to establish a new tournament record for largest margin of victory. He eclipsed the great Jack Nicklaus, who won the PGA by seven shots in 1980.
McIlroy finished at 13-under 275.
The victory propelled McIlroy back to No. 1 in the world rankings.
David Lynn, an unheralded Englishman, shot a 68 on Sunday and finished second at minus-5.
Last year's winner Keegan Bradley (68), Justin Rose (66), Ian Poulter (69) and Carl Pettersson (72) tied for third at 4-under 284.
Tiger Woods didn't get anything going on Sunday. He shot an even-par 72 in the final round and tied for 11th at minus-2. Woods, who shared the second-round lead, failed to break par in all eight weekend rounds at this year's majors.
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