Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN
It's official: Rory McIlroy is the 2018 Arnold Palmer Invitational champion. This is his first victory in 539 days.
Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer
Rory McIlroy stopped trying to be perfect with his putter this week. He made 349'2" of putts this week. Rory led the field in; Strokes Gained Putting, Proximity to the Hole, Scrambling, and Driving Distance. Looks like Rory is back too.
Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer
Thursday night of the 2015 API. Arnold Palmer and Rory McIlroy have dinner together for the first time. Arnold does most of the talking, Rory listens intently. They share two banana splits for dessert. And forge an important friendship late in Palmer's life.