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Rory McIlroy had his British Open celebration, now ready to move forward

  • Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, responds during an interview, at the World Golf Championships, Bridgestone Invitational,Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Akron, Ohio. Clark won the Canadian Open last week. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

    Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, responds during an interview, at the World Golf Championships, Bridgestone Invitational,Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Akron, Ohio. Clark won the Canadian Open last week. (AP Photo/Phil Long)  (The Associated Press)

  • Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, responds during an interview, at the World Golf Championships, Bridgestone Invitational,Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Akron, Ohio. Clark won the Canadian Open last week. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

    Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, responds during an interview, at the World Golf Championships, Bridgestone Invitational,Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Akron, Ohio. Clark won the Canadian Open last week. (AP Photo/Phil Long)  (The Associated Press)

  • Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his putt on the 18th green during practice at the World Golf Championships Bridgestone Invitational, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

    Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his putt on the 18th green during practice at the World Golf Championships Bridgestone Invitational, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/Phil Long)  (The Associated Press)

Rory McIlroy has had his fun with the claret jug. Now it's time to put the British Open trophy away and get back to work.

McIlroy returns to competition this week at the Bridgestone Invitational. The final major of the year is next week at Valhalla. All he is thinking about is adding to what already has been a great year.

He wants to win a fourth major at the PGA Championship. He has never won a World Golf Championship. And he would like to get back to No. 1 in the world.

The 25-year-old from Northern Ireland says there is no temptation to celebrate the rest of the year. Based on his previous experience winning majors, McIlroy thinks this will lead to more victories this year.