Newly-Single Rory McIlroy Focusing on World Domination

Rory McIlroy's victory at European PGA Championship was his first since the Australian Open in December and came during an emotional week when he broke off his engagement with former world number one tennis player Caroline Wozniacki.

updated: May 27, 2014 18:54 IST
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Wentworth: Rory McIlroy put personal turmoil behind him to win the European PGA Championship at Wentworth on Sunday and said he hopes it will help him become the dominant player in world golf.

The Northern Irishman, who announced his split from tennis star Caroline Wozniacki just days after sending out the invitations on the eve of the tournament, fired a sparkling six-under-par 66 to come from seven shots back and win by a shot from Ireland's Shane Lowry.

In April McIlroy said golf was crying out for a stand-out player to stamp their authority on the game following the regression of Tiger Woods after years of the American leading the way.

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