Rory McIlroy highlights | Round 1 | THE PLAYERS 2019
17 March, 2019, 12:43 | Author: Suzanne Horton
The victor at TPC Sawgrass this week will take home $2.25m, the highest-ever winner's cheque in professional tournament golf, and Johnson says the event, which has been moved back to March for the first time since 2006, is already a major championship in many players' minds.
Among the favourites are American Dustin Johnson, ranked number one in the world, coming off a win at the WGC-Mexico Championship, and the 6th-ranked Rory McIlroy from Northern Ireland.
The American, 36, slammed his ball into the pin and then the hole at the world renowned 17th at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Before you lock in your 2019 Players Championship picks or enter a PGA DFS tournament on sites like FanDuel and DraftKings, be sure to see the PGA Tournament predictions from SportsLine's proven computer model.
It should also serve a nice lead-in to the 2019 Masters, which is just one month away.
But the Ulsterman has put himself in a strong position to make a charge for his first title since March past year, continuing the fine form that has seen him record top-six finishes in all five of his starts this season so far.
Woods plans to play a nine-hole practice round on Tuesday, before speaking to the media at 10:30 a.m. Tiger Woods, the only man to win the tournament in both May and March, also returns to TPC Sawgrass. He's a target for anyone looking for a huge payday. He started his day with a birdie on the first hole before enduring a hard time at TPC Sawgrass.
This week's Players is Taylor's 11 start at the Tour's flagship event.
It is also the first time since 2006 that the Players is being held in March instead of May, heightening worries of adverse weather conditions hampering play on the already-difficult course.
"I have certainly made some birdies, I've definitely hit it in the water a few times, but at this point who hasn't, after my 12th time or so playing this event". And which long shots stun the golfing world?
While Johnson aims for consecutive victories, McIlroy will be vying for a sixth straight finish among the top six as a +1200 co-favourite on the Players Championship odds.
One man said the scene at the mosque was chaotic. "Everyone is clearly upset that something like this has happened here", he said. The team were in Hagley Park and have gone back to the Oval. "Once it is assured only then we will go, otherwise not", he said.
The surge could submerge thousands of homes and businesses, and potentially displace more than 1,000 residents, the Post reports. Local officials said that this week's heavy rains claimed 66 lives, injured 111 people and displaced 17,000 people.
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Communities in that state as well as Iowa and South Dakota remain under a flood warning for rain and snow melt Friday. Moderate to major river flooding across parts of the MS and Missouri river valleys may also persist into the weekend.
We can expect to learn things like Uber's full 2018 financial performance and just how much money the company has been losing. Lyft seeks a valuation of United States dollars 20 to 25 billion, having been valued at USD 15 billion as a private company.
In a statement , Fiji's prime minister Frank Bainimarama also expressed his shock at the shooting and sympathy for the victims. Among the wounded, two were in critical condition, including a four-year-old child, said Police Commissioner Mike Bush.
Alice Davis, a retired teacher from Burlington, said O'Rourke "seems to be kind of a centrist, which I think we need". Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) entered the 2020 presidential race by making fun of the former congressman's hand gestures.
Several Members of Parliament in Norway are also alarmed and strongly oppose her imprisonment and especially any lashes. Her husband, Reza Khandan, wrote about the sentencing in a Facebook post on March 11.
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Florida: The Gators' 3-point shooting woes, which contributed to their three-game skid to end the regular season, surfaced again. LSU looked like the better team to open up the game as they immediately jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first minute.
Alleged mosque shooter was armed to kill even more people
Officials say forty-one people died at the Al Noor Mosque , and seven were killed at the Linwood Mosque, a 10-minute drive away. New Zealand citizens as young as 16, provided they pass a background check to get a firearms license, can possess a long gun.
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One of the women told Xinhua "No matter what cultural backgrounds, races or religions you are from, we are absolutely together". The New Zealand premier said that he had been in possession of a "Category A" gun licence obtained in 2017.