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#The Players Championship

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

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

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 This post contains videos

Rory McIlroy wins The Players Championship after brilliant performance in Florida

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

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

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

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

Woods surges into Sawgrass contention with lowest round of season

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! This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

McGirt and Hughes lead the way at The Players Championship

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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'

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Morning Score: Friday

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 This post contains videos

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

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

# the-players-championship - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Darren Clarke and Bubba Watson to sit out Players Championship

US Masters champion is taking the week off to ‘bond’ with his wife and son.

# the-players-championship - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Crouching Tiger: Woods on crutches in bid to make US Open

He may have dropped out of the top 10 in the world for the first time in 14 years, but the former No 1 Woods says he’ll start training by the end of next week. Watch out.

# the-players-championship - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Is it time to give up on Tiger Woods?

Another injury breakdown is the latest in a long line of set-backs for golf’s marquee name. Is it now unlikely that Tiger will catch Jack Nicklaus’ Grand Slam record?

# the-players-championship - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

In the swing: why G-Mac and Rory's meltdowns are different beasts entirely Caddy Shack This post contains videos

In the swing: why G-Mac and Rory's meltdowns are different beasts entirely

Neil Cullen uses this week’s column to take a closer look at Graeme McDowell’s final-day collapse at The Players.

# the-players-championship - Monday 16 May, 2011

G-Mac collapses on final day at Sawgrass

Choi outlasts Toms in a Players playoff on bad day at the office for Irishman Graeme McDowell.

# the-players-championship - Friday 13 May, 2011

G-Mac hits his stride at Sawgrass Back To Business This post contains videos

G-Mac hits his stride at Sawgrass

McDowell three shots off the overnight lead held by Nick Watney at The Players Championship.