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Rory McIlroy reveals what’s holding him back at the Masters

Only five players have won the modern career grand slam: Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Gary Player, Ben Hogan and Gene Sarazen. That’s it. Of the thousands of golfers who’ve ever teed it up in a men’s major, these five players are the standard.

Plenty of accomplished golfers have come close to joining them. Tom Watson, winner of eight major titles, has won all but the PGA Championship. Likewise for Arnold Palmer. Lee Trevino won six majors, but without the green jacket, he comes up one title short of the grand slam. And without the U.S. Open to his credit, Phil Mickelson’s grand slam resume is also lacking just one major title.

In the current era of golf, you can add Rory McIlroy’s name to that list. He’s triumphed at three of the four majors thus far (PGA Championship, U.S. Open and Open Championship), but a win at Augusta National has eluded him. He’s…

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