Rory McIlroy wins the Wells Fargo Championship by an amazing seven strokes.

Rory McIlroy wins the Wells Fargo Championship by an amazing seven strokes.

Setting a new tournament record score of 267 beating the previous record by 5 shots.  

The Northern Irish world number one, 26, finished on 21 under with a final round 69 in North Carolina to earn his second win at Quail Hollow.

America’s Webb Simpson and Patrick Rodgers tied for second on 14 under par.

“Everything is firing on all cylinders for me,” said Rory, “I’m a more controlled player these days. I’ve learned how to finish things off.”

McIlroy also added: “I felt if I made six birdies there was no chance of anybody catching me.

“I did what I wanted the last few weeks, got a couple of wins, got myself up the Fedex Cup standings and solidified my positions in the rankings.”

It was an 11th PGA Tour victory for McIlroy, who shot his lowest career round of 61 on Saturday to lead by four strokes going into the final day and break his own Quail Hollow course record, set in 2010.

He eased past the previous tournament record of 16 under set by Anthony Kim in 2008.

McIlroy, who won the WGC Match Play title two weeks ago, has six top-10 finishes in his last eight PGA Tour starts.

With the BMW PGA Championship coming up on the European PGA Tour at Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey, England.

A title which McIlroy will want to retain especially after this win at Wells Fargo.

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