**MANDATORY CREDIT: USGA** Rory McIlroy is targeting a fast start to the 120thUS Open as he seeks to add further credence to golf's so-called 'NappyFactor'. New fathers have been seen to experience an unusually high rate ofsuccess and McIlroy is hoping that rings true as he seeks to end a six-yearmajor drought, either at Winged Foot this week or in the Masters in November.With a home in Florida and an American wife it will be the 'Diaper Factor'getting the credit if McIlroy can claim a second US Open title on Sunday, butthe world number four is well aware he needs to get himself high on theleaderboard from the outset.
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Rory McIlroy and wife Erica Stoll are new parents. The happy couple welcomed a baby girl into the world on Monday. According to CNN, the baby was born Jupiter Medical center in South Florida. The pro golfer and his wife named their new bundle of joy Poppy Kennedy McIlroy. McIlroy and Stoll were married in 2017. This is the couple's first child.
Courtesy: PGA of America American Collin Morikawa holds a press conferenceafter winning the US PGA Championship in sensational fashion after a thrillingfinal round in San Francisco. Morikawa emerged from a seven-way tie for thelead in the closing stages at Harding Park by chipping in for a birdie on the14th hole and then producing a stunning eagle on the 16th by driving the greenon the 294-yard par four and holing from seven feet.
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Tiger Woods is confident he can win a 16th major title in the US PGAChampionship, despite heading into the event with just four competitive roundsunder his belt since mid-February. “Of course,” Woods answered with a smilewhen asked with the final question of his pre-tournament press conference ifhe could win at TPC Harding Park.
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