"The win previous year was huge for my confidence. kind of proved to myself that, hey, I can play golf at the major championship level".
Watching the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass and wishing you were there? "I'm going for a MRI scan just to make sure it's not serious and then I'll see what we do from there". "I've just been managing it since".
NBC Sports' popular cable-suspended "Supra Cam" returns to The Players Championship this year, flying for 150 yards over the body of water between the 16th- and 17th-hole greens. With a back right pin position, most players laid up. The new conditions, with changes to the 12 hole, may make it more hard.
"If I go out tomorrow morning and post a good score I can get back in the tournament", McIlroy said.
Sergio Garcia celebrates his hole-in-one on the 17th during the first round of The Players Championship.
Among that group are each of the top 10 players in the current FedExCup standings and every victor on the PGA Tour since last year's Players Championship.
The 2010 US Open champion - who claimed a top 20 finish at the Wells Fargo Championship last week - picked up four birdies on his front nine, dropping only one shot, to get to four under and within three of the leaders at the time.
On the 14th, Scott left his approach at the par-4 just short of the green, but he banged in a 44-foot putt from the fringe to drop to 5-under for his round. "2-under, good solid start, no one's going insane low or anything like that, so a lot of golf to be played". But that's golf and hopefully I don't make those mistakes over the next three days and actually capitalise on the opportunities that I give myself. That's going to happen.
Brooks Koepka had a reasonable day and could have been better than his 74, except for putting his tee shot into the water on both par 3s on the back nine. "It paid off", said Hughes, who already has won (Sea Island) in his rookie season on the PGA Tour.
What thrilled the Spaniard even more was the number on his card - 1.
Hughes had a solid round of five birdies and no bogeys.
Garcia said it was 12th ace in competition.
Speaking after the second round at the Players Championship on Friday, McIlroy acknowledged that he had aggravated his back.
A slight cause for concern for McIlroy was stiffness in his back, which he believes has built up as a result of not hitting many balls over the past few weeks due to his wedding and honeymoon.
"It's obviously not 100 percent", he said. "We just hope it's not the same thing, the joint and the rib".
On top of that was the news on Thursday that he had suffered pain in his back after the round.
Jason Day, of Australia, hits from the 10th fairway during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. He just didn't expect to be punished like this.
"There's just not really a moment where you can let up", Hughes said. I think that's hard to do. "And I overreacted probably a bit, but all in all, you just don't see that very often".
"I didn't have any other shot", he said. With that lie, he said he had no chance. Despite his frustrations, Johnson salvaged a 71 with enough quality shots and some tremendous lag putts for par, including one from 88 feet on the par-four 15th. He was never under par the rest of the day and shot 73.
Since we are partners as we are friends and friendly countries, you should deport him as soon as legal procedures are complete". The public reaction for this decision could have significant repercussions for the U.S.'s image and standing in the world.
Wang Fuyou, Communist Party chief of the county, said the quake followed by frequent aftershocks was felt strongly. On March 27, An quake of 5.1 magnitude had jolted Yangbi County in southwest China's Yunnan Province.
On the court, he's one of the most dynamic offensive playmakers in the 2017 NBA Draft as a lethal slasher and gifted facilitator. Philly is now projected to have the No. 4 overall pick, and will also get the Lakers' pick if it falls out of the top three.
The Edmonds Food Bank at United Methodist Church and the Westgate Chapel Food Bank together serve over 10,000 families per year. The United States Postal Service will partner with United Way again this year for the annual "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive .
David Goffin awaits the victor of that clash after the Belgian beat world number six Milos Raonic 64, 62. France s Kristina Mladenovic also reached the last four in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 over Sorana Cristea.
Donald Trump attacked the long-standing Senate procedure, when striking out at a negotiated budget deal on Capitol Hill. Why haven't Republicans already used reconciliation to get around hardline Democratic opposition to Trump's policies?
NASA completed its first ISS spacewalk on December 7, 1998, just 17 days after the space station first launched. As the spacewalk concluded, Whitson said it was "amazing" to have completed the station's 200th spacewalk.
Mr Bowen said his party was still dissecting the increase to the Medicare levy, which it is proposed will raise about $8 billion. So the Treasurer has delivered a budget that lifts the Medicare levy for all but the lowest income earners in two years' time.
It was a big and warm welcome for Edwin Encarnacion returning to Toronto, as he received a standing ovation in his first at bat. He walked two Cleveland batters in the second inning and both would come in to score to provide the Indians with a 2-0 lead.
Next week we need an answer, if we go for a holiday, he will [either] accept a contract or we will sell the player. Koeman also discussed how much time Barkley has at his disposal before revealing his decision to Everton .
Underlying inflation is stuck below the RBA's target band of 2-3 percent with wages crawling at their slowest pace on record. That measure alone is expected to raise an additional $8.2 billion of taxes in its first two and a half years in operation.
Addressing his supporters in the grand courtyard of the Louvre, Macron said he would defend France and Europe. No timetable was given for a possible meeting with Macron, who will take the oath of office on Sunday.
Backed Syrian forces expect Raqqa assault soon, await weapons
No newly authorised aid had been delivered yet, Hassan said , but he added that "I believe this support will arrive soon". An SDF commander, identified only as Abdelqader, declined to specify dates at a news conference, citing tactical reasons.
Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity
Caitlyn Jenner has credited the " Caitlyn " inside her for winning her gold medal in the decathlon in the 1976 Olympic games. Jenner publicly revealed her transition in 2015 and has transformed herself into an activist for the transgender community.
New Ebola outbreak in DR Congo
That outbreak was not connected to the massive epidemic in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone that left thousands dead. That experience helped Congolese authorities respond effectively to an outbreak in 2014 that killed 49 people.
Tom Brady the latest star on Madden game cover
EA notes that more information on Madden NFL 18 will be shown at EA Play on June 10, including a "brand-new mode". Players that have appeared on the cover have found their careers shortened, or have found themselves injured.
DeVos Greeted With Boos At College Commencement
Jacari Harris, a junior and former student body president, told the Washington Post that the education secretary was " awesome ". That gives us profound understanding of the thousands of petitions signed calling for Jackson's resignation.
BMW 8 Series Coupe teaser
The F30 BMW 3 Series has been enhanced with new, standard equipment as part of a sweeping update to the company's model line-up. But now things are different. "We are refreshing our entire product portfolio and strengthening the performance side".
NFL's wild opening round could yield more surprises on Day 2
Though the players are late round picks, don't think that means they're any less important than the people drafted before them. The first stunning move was the Bears trading with the 49ers to select North Carolina quarterback Mitchell Trubisky at No. 2.
Spurs overcome Leonard injury, Harden to beat Rockets in OT
Without star Kawhi Leonard , Green took over in the final minute with Spurs trailing by 1. "I just missed shots", Harden said. Despite both his ankle and knee bothering him, Leonard still led the way for San Antonio with 22 points and 15 rebounds.
China presses South Korea on THAAD missile system
The Thaad missile system, aimed at intercepting attacks from North Korea, was made operational in South Korea last week. While taking the oath of office Wednesday, Moon said he's open to visiting North Korea under the right conditions.
Suspect in killing of Arkansas deputy captured
Mainhart was a five-year veteran of the Yell County Sheriff's Department, Sheriff Bill Gilkey said. Negotiators are attempting to make contact with the individual during the hostage situation.
Home, sweet home: Beal, Wall lead Wizards past Hawks, 103-99
Atlanta let Washington bleed 10 seconds off the clock without fouling before grabbing a defensive board in a four-point game. The Wizards avoided the dismal start that essentially ruined their hopes in Game 3 before the first quarter was done.