Year in numbers

Rory McIlroy's quite incredible 2012 season in numbers

Last Updated: 26/11/12 10:30pm

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Rory McIlroy: Cemented his status as World No.1 in 2012

Rory McIlroy: Cemented his status as World No.1 in 2012

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Rory McIlroy enjoyed a quite stellar season in 2012 in which he clinched the money-list on both sides of the Atlantic, secured his status as World No.1 and won on no fewer than five occasions - including his second major triumph at the USPGA Championship. We take a look back at his memorable year in numbers...

Events played - 25

Wins - 5

Majors - 1 (USPGA, won by record 8 shots)

Top three finishes - 11

Top five finishes - 13

Top 10 finishes - 17

Missed cuts - 5

To par - 149 under

World ranking - 1

European Tour money list - 1st: record €4,445,925

PGA Tour money list - 1st: 8,047,952 US dollars (£5,020,492) plus 3million US dollars (£1,871,458) FedEx Cup bonus

5 European Tour wins in 115 starts

6 PGA Tour wins in 54 starts

European Tour career earnings - 11th: €12,886,423

PGA Tour career earnings - 88th: 13,357,560 US dollars (£8,333,175)

At 23 years and 205 days McIlroy is the fourth youngest player in European Tour history to have five victories to his name (Seve Ballesteros did it at 21, Jose Maria Olazabal at 23 years 21 days and Sandy Lyle at 23 years and 90 days)

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