As the rising star from Northern Ireland tees off at Augusta for the 2012 Masters Golf Tournament, a look at the victories (and challenges) that made him one to watch.
April 05, 2012
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, experienced Golf success at a young age—at age 15, he was a member of Europe's winning Junior Ryder Cup team in 2004. Here, he is pictured on August 4, 2004, during that year's Boys Home Internationals tournament in Portmarnock, Ireland.