WATCH: Rory McIlroy lands the “greatest shot of his career” to win the FedEx Cup

Rory McIlroy wins the playoff final of the FedExCup

Rory let out a roar like we’ve never heard before as he slotted home a birdie putt to win the TOUR Championship. It took four playoff holes for Rory to overcome Kevin Chappell and Ryan Moore and it was littered with moments of brilliance.

One such moment came on the 17th hole where he produced arguably the most important shot of his career – especially when you consider the $10 million on the line.

Rory has salvaged a season from the jaws of disappointment. The clutch hole out for eagle got McIlroy to within one shot of the lead and gave us one of the best moments of the season.

“I’ve never seen Rory get that pumped up,” NBC’s Johnny Miller said. “He’s got four majors and I’ve never seen a reaction like that from him.”

Incredible when you consider the difficulties Rory has faced this season. He has been at the receiving end of some ridiculous criticism, making this win particularly satisfying.

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