According to the PGA Tour website, McIlroy threw the Nike RZN Black ball he used to win his third major
championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in the stands, where it was
caught by Lee Horner of Leeds, England.
After holding onto the ball for a several days, Horner decided to
According to ESPN's Darren Rovell, the $52 038 paid for the McIlroy
ball is the second-highest for a golf ball after the $55 865 that was
paid in April 2011 for a Bobby Jones autographed ball.
total of 45 bids were placed by 22 different bidders from across the