(L-R) Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland and Tiger Woods wait on the fourth green during the first round of the BMW Championship at Crooked Stick Golf Club on September 6, 2012 in Carmel, Indiana.
(September 5, 2012 – Source: Scott Halleran/Getty Images North America)
CARMEL, Ind. (AP) — Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy seem to be spending a lot of time together lately. That includes the top of a busy leaderboard at the BMW Championship.
The biggest star in golf and his heir apparent put on a dazzling show Thursday at Crooked Stick, where the gallery caught a glimpse of the best players in the world for the first time since the 1991 PGA Championship.
McIlroy, flawless with his irons, birdied his last two holes for an 8-under 64 and was part of a four-way tie for the lead with Indiana native Bo Van Pelt, U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson and Graham DeLaet, the Canadian who is quietly becoming the Cinderella of these FedEx Cup playoffs.
Just three days after McIlroy won the Deutsche Bank Cham...