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McIlroys have double success at British Open

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy holds the Claret Jug

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy holds the Claret Jug as he poses for a photograph after winning the 2014 British Open Golf Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Course in Hoylake, north west England on July 20, 2014. McIlroy won the British Open with a final round of 71. Photo Credit: Getty Images / PETER MUHLY

HOYLAKE, England -- Rory McIlroy was not the only winner at the British Open on Sunday.

The BBC said McIlroy's father, Gerry, and three of Gerry's friends placed a combined bet of 400 pounds (now $680) in 2004 on McIlroy winning the British Open before he turned 26.

McIlroy was 15 at the time of the wager and is now 25.

The odds were 500-1, so the syndicate looks to collect 200,000 pounds ($340,000) now that McIlroy has lifted the claret jug. He won by two strokes over Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler.

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