Rory McIlroy Bunker Shot in the Final Round of the 2022 Masters Tournament

Rory McIlroy Bunker Shot in the Final Round closed the 2022 Masters Tournament in style, chipping out of a bunker near the middle of the green on the par-4 18th hole.

The shot took a perfect left turn and ended up in the cup for a final round score of 64. This score matched Gary Player’s record of 64 in 1979. But the shot was not just any bunker shot.

Watch: Rory McIlroy Bunker Shot

Rory McIlroy’s 64 in the final round moved him into second place, one stroke behind the leader, and tied Morikawa. After the round, Jim Nantz called it an “awesome” moment. Rory McIlroy was asked about it after the round. His response? “It was a little bit surreal.”

After making his way onto the 18th green, Rory McIlroy hit a sand-filled bunker. His shot ended up about 40 feet above the hole and trickled in.

Rory McIlroy Bunker Shot

McIlroy’s shot earned him the Record low round at the masters Sunday history. The final round of the 2022 Masters tournament will be the first in which he plays in the greens at Augusta.

Rory McIlroy had a strong start to the tournament, as he has won three majors this year. He was one stroke behind Scheffler on Sunday, and it all came down to Rory McIlroy bunker shot on the 72nd hole.

His approach shot left him with little hope of making a birdie, but he played a fantastic shot. Putting it into the water bunker gave him the chance to make a birdie for the final hole.

Rory McIlroy DP World Tour Championship

Rory McIlroy DP World Tour Ch

Rory McIlroy is one shot back of defending champion Sergio Garcia heading into the DP World Tour Championship on Saturday.

The Northern Irishman carded a five-under-par 67 to move to 14-under-par. After a tough 2021 season that included two losses on the PGA Tour, McIlroy has come into the Dubai tournament with a winning start. Last month, McIlroy won his 20th PGA Tour title.