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Watch: McIlroy grabs lead thanks to epic birdie run

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Rory McIlroy is making a Sunday charge at Bryson DeChambeau's U.S. Open lead.

The 35-year-old started the day three shots off the pace but ripped off four birdies in a five-hole stretch to pull ahead of his counterpart by two stokes with seven holes to play.

The third birdie of that run was a perfect 22-footer on No. 12 that poured into the center of the cup.

McIlroy now faces the treacherous closing stretch at Pinehurst in his quest to end a 10-year drought and win his fifth major title.

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