PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL - MARCH 04: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland poses with the trophy after winning the Honda Classic at PGA National on March 4, 2012 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
McIlroy holds off Tiger, goes to No. 1
•January 1, 1970
Rory McIlroy won the Honda Classic with a performance worthy of the new No. 1 player in golf.