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#The Players Championship

# the-players-championship - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Rory McIlroy hopes he has erased memories of struggles ahead of Sawgrass return
# Golf
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# Golf

Rory McIlroy hopes he has erased memories of struggles ahead of Sawgrass return

Mar 8th 2022, 7:37 PM 2,608 Views 3 Comments

McIlroy held a two-shot lead following an opening 65 in last week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational, but carded back-to-back rounds of 76 over the weekend.

# the-players-championship - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Justin Thomas holds his nerve to claim one-shot victory at Players Championship
# Justin Time
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# Justin Time

Justin Thomas holds his nerve to claim one-shot victory at Players Championship

Mar 14th 2021, 10:44 PM 7,575 Views 3 Comments

Shane Lowry shot a final-round 68 to finish eighth at TPC Sawgrass.

# the-players-championship - Friday 12 March, 2021

Westwood fires 66 to lead while putting difficulties see Lowry slip down  in Florida
# The Players Championship
From The42
# The Players Championship

Westwood fires 66 to lead while putting difficulties see Lowry slip down in Florida

Updated Mar 12th 2021, 11:25 PM 5,654 Views 3 Comments

Shane Lowry is two under through two rounds after a Friday 74 at TPC Sawgrass.

Shane Lowry: 'Things have not gone great over the last few weeks, so it's nice to shoot a decent score'
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

Shane Lowry: 'Things have not gone great over the last few weeks, so it's nice to shoot a decent score'

Mar 12th 2021, 11:38 AM 2,686 Views 0 Comments

The Offaly man was pleased with his opening round at The Players Championship, but is ready to put it behind him and drive on today.

# the-players-championship - Friday 13 March, 2020

PGA Tour cancels The Players Championship and stops play for three weeks
# Golf
From The42
# Golf

PGA Tour cancels The Players Championship and stops play for three weeks

Mar 13th 2020, 8:16 AM 3,396 Views 7 Comments

The PGA Tour has decided to cancel The Players Championship and upcoming tournaments.

# the-players-championship - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

'I missed the cut and ended up getting kicked out of bars for having a fake ID... I’ve come a long way!'
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

'I missed the cut and ended up getting kicked out of bars for having a fake ID... I’ve come a long way!'

Mar 11th 2020, 12:07 PM 13,240 Views 3 Comments

Rory McIlroy recalls his debut at Sawgrass as he aims to win a second Players Championship in a row.

# the-players-championship - Monday 18 March, 2019

'I'm playing some of the best golf of my life right now': McIlroy eyes Augusta
# Winner Again
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# Winner Again

'I'm playing some of the best golf of my life right now': McIlroy eyes Augusta

Mar 18th 2019, 9:33 AM 7,701 Views 24 Comments

A final-round 70 saw the Irishman end his 365-day wait for a PGA Tour title as he won The Players Championship.

# the-players-championship - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Rory McIlroy wins The Players Championship after brilliant performance in Florida
# Champion
From The42
# Champion

Rory McIlroy wins The Players Championship after brilliant performance in Florida

Mar 17th 2019, 10:05 PM 48,145 Views 83 Comments

The 29-year-old secured the unofficial ‘fifth major’ for the first time following an excellent display at Sawgrass.

McIlroy one shot off the lead heading into the final round at TPC Sawgrass
# Showtime
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# Showtime

McIlroy one shot off the lead heading into the final round at TPC Sawgrass

Mar 17th 2019, 11:40 AM 3,781 Views 2 Comments

Jon Rahm leads the way after his stunning third round, while Ryder Cup star Tommy Fleetwood sits in a tie for second.

# the-players-championship - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Flawless first round sees McIlroy off to a flyer as Fleetwood leads the way at TPC Sawgrass
# THE PLAYERS
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# THE PLAYERS

Flawless first round sees McIlroy off to a flyer as Fleetwood leads the way at TPC Sawgrass

Mar 14th 2019, 8:16 PM 6,112 Views 9 Comments

An opening round 67 sees the Northern Irishman sit two shots off the lead at The Players Championship.

# the-players-championship - Monday 14 May, 2018

'I've got it. I'm not that far off from winning golf tournaments'
# Tiger
From The42
# Tiger

'I've got it. I'm not that far off from winning golf tournaments'

May 14th 2018, 9:48 AM 7,016 Views 5 Comments

Tiger Woods is upbeat.

# the-players-championship - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Woods surges into Sawgrass contention with lowest round of season
# The Players Championship
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# The Players Championship

Woods surges into Sawgrass contention with lowest round of season

May 12th 2018, 7:51 PM 6,981 Views 1 Comment

A course record was on the cards, before an underwhelming back nine took the sting out of his charge.

# the-players-championship - Friday 11 May, 2018

Webb Simpson's dream of an incredible 59 at the Players goes splash on the 17th
# D'oh!
From The42
# D'oh!

Webb Simpson's dream of an incredible 59 at the Players goes splash on the 17th

May 11th 2018, 11:16 PM 5,431 Views 3 Comments

Simpson seizes control with a brilliant second-round at Sawgrass… but what might have been?

Johnson headlines crowded leaderboard at Players Championship but Spieth struggles
# Full House
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# Full House

Johnson headlines crowded leaderboard at Players Championship but Spieth struggles

May 11th 2018, 7:16 AM 3,888 Views 0 Comments

A group of six were tied for the lead after the opening round of The Players Championship.

# the-players-championship - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

'I didn't get the result I wanted' - Masters disappointment fueling McIlroy's desire
# The Players Championship
From The42
# The Players Championship

'I didn't get the result I wanted' - Masters disappointment fueling McIlroy's desire

May 9th 2018, 7:59 PM 3,351 Views 4 Comments

Rory McIlroy is confident his game is in good shape ahead of the Players Championship.

# the-players-championship - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Rory McIlroy to have scan on injury but remains in Players contention
# Howya Shcan
From The42
# Howya Shcan

Rory McIlroy to have scan on injury but remains in Players contention

May 13th 2017, 10:27 AM 4,970 Views 5 Comments

Bothered by his back, Rory McIlroy said he would need a scan to determine the severity of the injury.

# the-players-championship - Friday 12 May, 2017

Masters winner Garcia hits a hole-in-one on famed 17th at The Players Championship
# Ace
From The42
# Ace

Masters winner Garcia hits a hole-in-one on famed 17th at The Players Championship

May 12th 2017, 8:17 AM 6,098 Views 1 Comment

The ace was the highlight of a one-over par round for the Spaniard.

McGirt and Hughes lead the way at The Players Championship
# Lesser Lights
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# Lesser Lights

McGirt and Hughes lead the way at The Players Championship

May 12th 2017, 7:56 AM 2,226 Views 0 Comments

All the Irish golfers finished over par after round one.

# the-players-championship - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

McIlroy and DJ to form star-studded pairing at Players Championship
# BIG GUNS
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# BIG GUNS

McIlroy and DJ to form star-studded pairing at Players Championship

May 9th 2017, 3:04 PM 4,671 Views 1 Comment

Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell are also in the field at Sawgrass this week.

# the-players-championship - Saturday 14 May, 2016

McIlroy curses final hole after hunting course record
# Frustrated
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# Frustrated

McIlroy curses final hole after hunting course record

May 14th 2016, 9:04 AM 5,139 Views 1 Comment

The world number three was left fuming after he missed a chance to beat the course record in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Shane Lowry takes 36-hole lead at The Players - and this eagle certainly helped
# Super Shane
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# Super Shane

Shane Lowry takes 36-hole lead at The Players - and this eagle certainly helped

May 14th 2016, 1:15 AM 12,410 Views 11 Comments

Jason Day leads the field by three shots, but Lowry is hot on the world number one’s heels.

# the-players-championship - Friday 13 May, 2016

Dustin Johnson's brother jumps into water hazard to save two-shot penalty
# Splash
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# Splash

Dustin Johnson's brother jumps into water hazard to save two-shot penalty

May 13th 2016, 8:53 PM 14,848 Views 7 Comments

You’ve gotta do what you’ve gotta do.

Rory McIlroy just misses out on course record with stunning 64 at The Players
# TPC Sawgrass
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# TPC Sawgrass

Rory McIlroy just misses out on course record with stunning 64 at The Players

May 13th 2016, 7:39 PM 8,949 Views 4 Comments

McIlroy sits two off the lead after a red-hot afternoon at Sawgrass.

# the-players-championship - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Blistering start for Shane Lowry at The Players, Day equals course record
# Play On Players
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# Play On Players

Blistering start for Shane Lowry at The Players, Day equals course record

May 12th 2016, 6:44 PM 22,928 Views 12 Comments

Lowry two shots behind world number one Day after the morning’s play at Sawgrass.

# the-players-championship - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Rory McIlroy's putter runs hot at TPC, Sawgrass as Martin Kaymer leads
# Pouring Them In
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# Pouring Them In

Rory McIlroy's putter runs hot at TPC, Sawgrass as Martin Kaymer leads

May 11th 2014, 11:26 PM 5,413 Views 3 Comments

The German is on course for a multi-million euro cheque and a return to the winners’ enclosure on the PGA Tour.

# the-players-championship - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Another roller-coaster round from Rory on day 3 of the Players Championship
# Up And Down
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# Up And Down

Another roller-coaster round from Rory on day 3 of the Players Championship

May 10th 2014, 11:12 PM 6,337 Views 1 Comment

The Northern Irish golfer endured another mixed bag at TPC Sawgrass.

# the-players-championship - Friday 9 May, 2014

Scott finds the drink at 17 as Ryder Cup hero Kaymer equals TPC record
# Making A Splash
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# Making A Splash

Scott finds the drink at 17 as Ryder Cup hero Kaymer equals TPC record

May 9th 2014, 7:46 AM 2,226 Views 0 Comments

Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy are well placed for a second round charge on their Team Europe colleague.

# the-players-championship - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Justin Leonard's 147-yard eagle at TPC Sawgrass was so good it destroyed the hole
# Get In The Hole
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# Get In The Hole

Justin Leonard's 147-yard eagle at TPC Sawgrass was so good it destroyed the hole

May 8th 2014, 7:56 PM 7,315 Views 1 Comment

Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell, meanwhile, are in the hunt after a positive opening day.

# the-players-championship - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Tiger Woods calls Sergio Garcia's fried chicken jibe 'wrong, hurtful, and clearly inappropriate'
# Feud
From The42
# Feud

Tiger Woods calls Sergio Garcia's fried chicken jibe 'wrong, hurtful, and clearly inappropriate'

May 22nd 2013, 1:54 PM 2,775 Views 3 Comments

But the World No 1 says it’s time to move on.

# the-players-championship - Monday 13 May, 2013

Sergio Garcia has 'Tin Cup' moment, puts 3 balls in the water
# Splash
From The42
# Splash

Sergio Garcia has 'Tin Cup' moment, puts 3 balls in the water

May 13th 2013, 12:42 AM 3,460 Views 2 Comments

Garcia blew his chance at the Players with a 7-6 finish on the final two holes.

Tiger wins The Players as Garcia sinks under pressure
# The Players Championship
From The42
# The Players Championship

Tiger wins The Players as Garcia sinks under pressure

May 13th 2013, 12:23 AM 1,717 Views 4 Comments

Sergio Garcia found the water three times on the final two holes as Tiger Woods won golf’s “fifth Major”.

# the-players-championship - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Woods, Garcia battle more than the elements at The Players Championship
# No TLC At TPC
From The42
# No TLC At TPC

Woods, Garcia battle more than the elements at The Players Championship

May 12th 2013, 11:17 AM 2,347 Views 1 Comment

It was handbags at dawn during a stormy third round on Saturday.

# the-players-championship - Saturday 11 May, 2013

McIlroy fails to fire as Sergio, Tiger take control at the Players
# The Players Championship
From The42
# The Players Championship

McIlroy fails to fire as Sergio, Tiger take control at the Players

May 11th 2013, 9:52 AM 1,035 Views 1 Comment

Garcia leads the way on 11-under par but world number one Tiger Woods is only a shot back at the TPC Sawgrass.

# the-players-championship - Friday 10 May, 2013

Rory McIlroy identifies room for improvement at Player's Championship
# PGA Tour
From The42
# PGA Tour

Rory McIlroy identifies room for improvement at Player's Championship

May 10th 2013, 10:04 AM 1,016 Views 3 Comments

The Northern Irishman went through bogey-free at the usually tricky TPC Sawgrass, holing six birdies on his first 11 holes after starting on the back nine.

# the-players-championship - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

In the swing: Matt finish at Sawgrass no more than Kuchar deserved
# Opinion
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# Opinion

In the swing: Matt finish at Sawgrass no more than Kuchar deserved

May 15th 2012, 9:55 AM 158 Views 0 Comments

One of golf’s good guys is also one of the game’s most consistent performers. Neil Cullen takes a look at Matt Kuchar’s win at The Players Championship.

# the-players-championship - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Na takes narrow lead into the final day at Sawgrass
# Business End
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# Business End

Na takes narrow lead into the final day at Sawgrass

May 13th 2012, 10:04 AM 127 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Na leads Matt Kuchar by one shot after three rounds of The Players Championship.

# the-players-championship - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Third time unlucky: McIlroy heads home as Johnson takes the lead at Sawgrass
# What Just Happened?
From The42
# What Just Happened?

Third time unlucky: McIlroy heads home as Johnson takes the lead at Sawgrass

May 12th 2012, 10:30 AM 214 Views 0 Comments

The World No1 has promised to return to The Players Championship next year, despite showing poor form yet again.

# the-players-championship - Friday 11 May, 2012

Harrington gets into the groove at Sawgrass
# Opening Drive
From The42
# Opening Drive

Harrington gets into the groove at Sawgrass

May 11th 2012, 9:25 AM 176 Views 0 Comments

Padraig Harrington is four shots off the early lead, held by Ian Poulter and Martin Laird, at the Players Championship.

The Morning Score: Friday
# Early Doors
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Friday

May 11th 2012, 8:59 AM 188 Views 0 Comments

Thank God it’s Friday — a weekend full of sport is nearly upon us. Here’s what you need to know this morning.

# the-players-championship - Thursday 10 May, 2012

The Island: Tiger is not a fan but most golf fans love the infamous hole at Sawgrass
# Bottle
From The42
# Bottle

The Island: Tiger is not a fan but most golf fans love the infamous hole at Sawgrass

May 10th 2012, 11:13 AM 341 Views 0 Comments

Phil Mickleson has found the waters around the penultimate green on six occasions in the last 10 years.

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