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Second thoughts

Crazy bet not crazy any more A decade ago, Rory McIlroy was a 15-year-old kid with some skill at golf and a dad who believed in him wholeheartedly. So much so, in fact, that Gerry McIlroy and three friends put together $700 on an audacious bet: young Rory would win the Open Championship before he turned 26.

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