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Rory was this close to a hole-in-one at the Deutsche Bank yesterday

Superb 64 leaves McIlroy poised to strike on the final day in Boston.

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RORY MCILROY IS poised to strike after a stunning Sunday at the Deutsche Bank Championship.

McIlroy stormed up the leaderboard with a seven-under 64 to leave himself two shots off overnight leader Russell Henley.

“I am happy to have another chance for a win here in Boston,” McIlroy said.

“I have good memories from 2012 when I chased down the lead … Need to do the same tomorrow.”

Henley’s own 65 moved him to 12-under-par, one clear of Billy Horschel. Chris Kirk and Jason Day are a further shot back alongside McIlroy.

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After an up and down opening two rounds, the world number one needed just 27 putts on Sunday.

A good day could have been even better if his tee shot into the par-three 16th had dropped for a hole-in-one.

“I don’t think you ever (know a good round is coming),” he said. “You just keep playing and take it one hole at a time.”

– Additional reporting by Niall Kelly

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