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By Stephanie Wei under European PGA Tour

Take that, guys!

For those who still had lingering questions–particularly during his “mini-slump” in May/June–whether or not Rory McIlroy was the real deal, his performance in the second-half of 2012 has surely quieted any skeptics. The 23-year-old from Northern Ireland finished the year in style, closing with five straight birdies to win the European Tour’s season-ending DP World Championship.

(Oh, by the way, sorry this post is a few days late–I’ve been battling migraines (the worst!), so unfortunately I missed the coverage of Rory’s epic performance in Dubai.)

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