Now set at No. 6 on the rankings, McIlroy marched to a sixth-place finish at last weekend's Arnold Palmer Invitational while set as a +650 favourite.
Woods always planned to contest six US PGA Tour events - including this week's elite Players Championship - between January and the Masters but skipping the Palmer event means he will likely play five. "It was just gradually getting worse. The stress has to go somewhere if I don't have movement". I felt like I was able to get up there, and I felt comfortable. "I've got to stay on it and have to stay as loose as I possibly can for as long as I play out here".
A motivation for Day to withdraw last week was to rehabilitate his back for this week's elite Players Championship, regarded as golf's unofficial fifth major. Part of that, he said, was due to the neck problems. "We are all going to have patches where we don't putt well, and patches where we make everything".
Holmes, who uses a more straight back, straight through motion, says Killen is not driven by a certain putting philosophy which makes the instructor a good fit for Woods.
Woods withstood an early barrage, however, took the lead on points round the turn and outlasted a back-and-forth on the back nine to get the better of the muscled-up, 7,189-yard Stadium with a 2-under-par 70.
"The putting feels so much better as I feel better, it kind of goes hand-in-hand".
Although it doesn't appear to be a permanent relationship, it's the first time Woods has worked with a coach of any sort since parting with Chris Como in 2017.
Woods has played through pain before, but now seems to wiser. Day (2016) and Adam Scott (2004) are the only Australians in the field who have won at TPC Sawgrass.
It all starts to unfold today, with only 23 players having experienced the March conditions before the move to May in 2007. It returns to March this year in a major shakeup of the PGA Tour's calendar.
Johnson strengthened his spot atop the World Golf Rankings with a decisive five-stroke victory over Rory McIlroy in his last outing at last month's WGC-Mexico Championship. "That's probably the biggest difference". There are numerous years that ... we've all had mud balls, and you have to deal with that type of difficulty coming into these greens.
Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland - Even though he hasn't won since the Arnold Palmer Invitational previous year, Rory is on a run of five straight finishes in the top six and just can't finish things off on Sunday right now. "I can't sit out there and practice for eight to 12 hours like I used to". "Hit it good. It's not real complicated". - Justin Thomas has played the 15th hole at The Players Championship about 20 times, but never this early in the year.
He said pilots have been given additional training and flight procedures on what they have to do if a similar situation occured. American Airlines had roughly 85 flights a day on the Boeing Max 8 and Max 9 jets.
One of the top free agent running backs is off the market , and it could impact what the Eagles do next at the position. Still, this move is an important one for a team that plans to build its offense around a diverse running game.
Both court cases were a result of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Jackson dismissed that argument, telling Manafort, "Saying "I'm sorry I got caught" is not an inspiring call for leniency".
In recent years, other states have abolished the death penalty and several other governors have placed moratoriums on executions. GOP Assemblyman Tom Lackey said Republicans were looking for a way to reverse Newsom's action but hadn't yet figured out how.
Mathieu earned notoriety during college at LSU for his ability to create turnovers, earning the nickname "Honey Badger". Conor Orr is writing up grades for every major National Football League free agency signing here.
Ingram has appeared in 35 games (13 starts) for Los Angles' G-Leauge affiliate, the South Bay Lakers , this year. He suffered the Grade 3 sprain at Houston on January 19, then he had a bone bruise that slowed his recovery.
Android Q also introduces Settings Panels, a new API that allows apps to show system settings to users inside of an application. Once you're enrolled, you'll continue to be updated to every new version of the Android Q beta automatically, over-the-air.
The move would shake up Germany's security sector, which relies on intelligence from the NSA, CIA, and other American agencies. And other countries have issued security warnings about Huawei and China, including the Czech Republic and Lithuania .
Detroit on Monday inked ex-Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Jesse James, according to the NFL Network's Mike Garafolo. Last season, he intercepted a Matthew Stafford pass to seal a 28-14 win over the Lions at Ford Field.
The world has been freaking out today after not one , but two of the biggest social media platforms have been down for some users. Due to the outage advertisers are losing money and it seems that the company is planning to issue refunds to the advertisers.
Congress would have to pass a resolution explicitly endorsing an emergency declaration to prevent it from sunsetting. Trump declared the border emergency after Congress refused to give him as much money as he wanted for his wall.
Sources close to Jackson reveal that Philadelphia, who drafted him back in 2008, was his preferred destination. The DeSean Jackson era in Tampa Bay appears to be coming to a close.
Pizza Pizza is offering $3.14 pizzas March 14 only
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'It's show time': Apple confirms launch event on March 25
In its invitation, Apple did not specify the focus of the event and gave a single-line description: "It's show time". If anything, we may only see shows that Apple is already producing, like Carpool Karaoke , included at launch.
Celebs Dazzle at Akash-Shloka Post-Wedding Celebration
The couple will reportedly take their vows over a three-day celebration at the Jio World Centre in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex. The 55-year-old, dressed in a pink saree coupled with diamond jewellery, presented a classical performance.
Nvidia to buy Israel's Mellanox for $6.8 bln in data center push
Mellanox reported better-than-expected results for 2018, achieving a record $1.1 billion in revenue, an increase of 26% from 2017. With the acquisition, the of Nvidia and Mellanox will have "every major cloud service provider and computer maker" as a customer.