Tag Archives: 2013 Valero Texas Open

Apr
8
2013
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour
Don't count out Rory!

Don’t count out Rory at Augusta!

Rory McIlroy came up just short of capturing the Valero Texas Open title, but he was perfectly fine with the result — he achieved everything he intended with his last-minute decision to play in San Antonio.

The world no. 2 shot a final-round six-under 66, -12 total, which he thought might be good enough for the win, but Martin Laird fired an impressive nine-under 63, including birdies on the last three holes to best McIlroy by three shots. 

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Mar
31
2013
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour
Rory

Rory feels like his game is coming around

Rory Mcilroy reeled off two birdies at Redstone Golf Club to close out the final round of the Shell Houston Open. The world no. 2 shot a two-under 70 and four-under total, which will put him at a mediocre middle-of-the-pack finish.

Good news is he’s getting closer to feeling ready for the Masters — and he’s making putts — but he still needs to work on his course management. 

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Mar
29
2013
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour
Vamos!

Rory headed to the Alamo!

Just before the 5pm EST deadline, Rory McIlroy committed to play in next week’s Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio — which is a huge victory for the tournament.

It must have been a very last-minute decision because after Rory shot a two-under 70 for a two-day total of one-under, he told reporters that he wasn’t planning to enter.

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