Four-time major champion Rory McIlroy snapped an 18-month win drought on Mother’s Day and put himself in position Saturday to snap a seven-year major win drought on Father’s Day.
The 32-year-old from Northern Ireland fired a four-under par 67 to leap into contention at the US Open, standing on three-under 210 after 54 holes at Torrey Pines.
“It’s one of the best rounds of golf I’ve played in a while,” McIlroy said.
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McIlroy won last month at Quail Hollow on Mother’s Day for his first victory since November 2019 at Singapore.
Now McIlroy could celebrate his first Father’s Day since the birth last August of his first child, daughter Poppy, by winning his first major since the 2014 PGA Championship.
“Mother’s Day was pretty good to us a few weeks ago,” McIlroy said….