McIlroy Needing Luck Of The Irish To Overcome Both Fleetwood & Rahm On St. Patrick’s Day

Rory McIlroy is going need the luck of the Irish if he is to not only over-come Tommy Fleetwood for a second day running but he’s also got to silence the threat of  Jon Rahm if he’s to capture the Players Championship on St. Patrick’s Day at TPC Sawgrass. Rahm stormed his way to the top of the third-round leader board posting a 2019 tournament best of an eight-under par 64 to finish at 15-under par. The 2018 Irish Open winner was two-under for his outward half but ignited the fireworks ...

McIlroy Slams Tour Tortoises Declaring PGA Tour Slow Play As ‘An Epidemic’

Now that Rory McIlroy’s on the PGA Tour Players Advisory Board maybe we might get some PGA action on coming down hard on the Tour tortoises. The normally even-tempered McIlroy was fuming in declaring slow play is becoming ‘an epidemic’ on the PGA Tour. And McIlroy not only slams the Tour tortoises but the inaction of the PGA Tour in singling out the slow-coaches. “Tour officials don’t do anything about it,” said McIlroy, who along with playing partners Phil Mickelson and Matt ...

Woods Cites No Marshalls Present For 17th Hole Penalty ‘New Rules’ Drop Blunder.

It was not Tiger Woods fault for a penalty drop blunder at the famed 17th hole on day two of the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass. Yes, Woods hit not one but two balls into the water in walking off with a crippling triple-bogey ‘7’. In 17 prior Players appearances in teeing-up on the 17th Woods had found the water surrounding 17 on just four occasions. However, it has come to light Woods, and under the new rules introduced on January 1st, could have saved himself two shots at 17 ...

Seamus Power Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day Early With Maiden PGA Tour Ace In Maiden Players.

Seamus Power brilliantly celebrated St. Patrick’s Day a day early with a first PGA Tour ace and the 12th hole-in-one of ihs career on day three of the Players Championship The 32-year old Power became only the fourth golfer in Players Championship history to ace the 155-yard par-3 third hole. There was only a few dozen spectators around the green when the West Waterford golfer’s tee shot landed just short of the hole before disappearing into the bottom of the cup. “It ...

McGinley Striving To Contain His Excitement For McIlroy’s Players Prospects

Paul McGinley was virtually jumping out of his seat trying to contain his excitement moments after Rory McIlroy brilliantly muscled his way into a share of the lead on day two of the Players Championship. Once again, McIlroy has put himself into contention to end what is now a 53-week winless run following a spectacular second round 65 to draw level with Englishman Tommy Fleetwood on 12-under par at TPC Sawgrass. McGinley has never been one to pull punches and admire the victorious Ryder Cup captain ...

Power Muscles His Way To Players Championship Cut With Sawgrass Season Low 67

Struggling, Seamus Power superbly muscled his way to a lowest round all season with a five-under par 67 to join Rory McIlroy in playing all four rounds of the Players Championship at Ponte Vedre in Florida The West Waterford golfer leap-frogged 65 places to move into a share of 39th place at three-under and two shots inside the one-under par cut-off mark. Power is contesting the event for a first occasion and in what is the richest event he’s contested but after an opening level par ...

McIlroy Soars To Sawgrass Share Of The Lead Posting 16th Hole Eagle & 17th Hole Birdie

A stunning 16th hole eagle and 17th hole birdie sent Rory McIlroy soaring high towards a first Players Championship victory. McIlroy came from three shots off the lead with three holes to play to finish eagle, birdie and par in a round of 65 to tie victorious Ryder Cup colleague, Tommy Fleetwood (67) in the lead at 12-under par on the TPC Sawgrass course. Ian Poulter (66) made it three 2018 victorious European Ryder Cuppers in the top-three with the Englishman sharing third place two shots back on ...