Rory McIlroy celebrates British Open win - in pictures

Rory McIlroy is now one of golf's giants. We can't believe it either, but here we are. This 25-year-old kid, who arrived in this world right about the same time as the third Indiana Jones movie, is officially, certifiably, indisputably a legend. - Jay Busbee

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland attends a press conference after winning the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates winning the British Open Golf championship after the final round at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates winning the British Open Golf championship after the final round at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates on the 18th green after winning the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland throws his ball to spectators as he celebrates on the 18th green after winning the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, northern England July 20, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT GOLF TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates with his mother after winning the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates with his mother Rosie on the 18th green after winning the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, northern England July 20, 2014. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT GOLF)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland throws a ball into the crowd as he celebrates winning the British Open Golf championship after the final round at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland throws a ball into the crowd as he celebrates winning the British Open Golf championship after the final round at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates on the 18th green after winning the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake

Rory McIlroy of Northern (L) Ireland celebrates with his caddie J.P. Fitzgerald on the 18th green after winning the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, northern England July 20, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT GOLF)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates winning the British Open Golf championship with his mother Rosie after the final round at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates winning the British Open Golf championship with his mother Rosie after the final round at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates winning the British Open Golf championship with his caddie JP Fitzgerald after the final round at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates winning the British Open Golf championship with his caddie JP Fitzgerald after the final round at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates winning the British Open Golf championship with his mother Rosie after the final round at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates winning the British Open Golf championship with his mother Rosie after the final round at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)