PHOTOS: Rory McIlroy shares major No. 3 with his mother

The first major win Rory McIlroy's mom has been at. (Getty Images)
The first major win Rory McIlroy's mom has been at. (Getty Images)

Rory McIlroy shares a moment with the Claret Jug. (Getty Images)
Rory McIlroy shares a moment with the Claret Jug. (Getty Images)

Rory McIlroy wins one for his mom. (Getty Images)
Rory McIlroy wins one for his mom. (Getty Images)

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This might be Rory McIlroy's third major championship but it's the first his mother has been in attendance for. 

McIlroy told ESPN's Tom Rinaldi after his round he loved sharing his first hug off the 18th green with mom.

"It means an awful lot. This is the first major championship my mum's been at and to be able to see her on the back of the 18th, it was really nice. It's nice to be able to share a moment like this with them."

Pretty cool moment to end a pretty grand week. He also took a selfit with the Claret Jug:

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Kyle Porter began his sports writing career with CBS Sports in 2012. He covers golf, writes poetry about Rory McIlroy's swing, stays ready on Tiger watch and loves the Masters more than anyone you know.... Full Bio

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