McIlroy clinches Kiawah PGA

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy repelled an early onslaught by Britain's Ian Poulter before cruising to his second major title by a record eight shots at the PGA Championship on Sunday, August 12.

Tiger Woods hits from the sand along the seventh fairway during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, S.C., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Tiger Woods hits from the sand along the seventh fairway during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, S.C., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Tiger Woods hits from the sand along the seventh fairway during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, S.C., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Tiger Woods reacts to his missed putt on the 18th green during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, S.C., Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Tiger Woods reacts to his missed putt on the 18th green during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, S.C., Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Tiger Woods reacts to his missed putt on the 18th green during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, S.C., Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Tiger Woods putts on the 18th green during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, S.C., Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Tiger Woods putts on the 18th green during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, S.C., Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Tiger Woods putts on the 18th green during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, S.C., Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Carl Pettersson, of Sweden, hits from the sixth fairway during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, S.C., Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Carl Pettersson, of Sweden, hits from the sixth fairway during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, S.C., Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Carl Pettersson, of Sweden, hits from the sixth fairway during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, S.C., Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Tiger Woods watches his fairway shot on the fourth hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, S.C., Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Tiger Woods watches his fairway shot on the fourth hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, S.C., Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Tiger Woods watches his fairway shot on the fourth hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, S.C., Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Ryo Ishikawa of Japan watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during the first round for the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in Kiawah Island, S.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Ryo Ishikawa of Japan watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during the first round for the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in Kiawah Island, S.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Ryo Ishikawa of Japan watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during the first round for the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in Kiawah Island, S.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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