Pain-free Tiger hopes putter warms up at Players


Molinari, the reigning British Open champion, will enter the Players Championship 2019 full of confidence, and his strong iron play and prolific ball-striking ability suit TPC Sawgrass extremely well. That put them just one shot behind the leaders - highly-regarded Jeff Sluman and little-known Carl Paulson.

But the heart-stopping moments hadn't even started. "I'm not going to be sitting in my bus depressed, and especially when the doctors tell me to go and walk".

In preparation for his bid to land a third Sawgrass success, Woods spent some time earlier in the week working with a putting guru, Matt Killen. TPC Sawgrass was designed by Pete Dye and if you've ever played one of his courses, you know it can be quite a humbling experience. "That was an incredible emotion". He has not finished out of the top 20 in his three starts this year, though he not finished closer than eight shots of the victor. And no, you can't really play poorly and win this event. 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.

Perks said years later on the Golf Channel to colleagues that he flourished in the heady environment.

"It would be nice if we never heard or got asked questions about the USGA, because they should be off to the side and hopefully the rules are here to help us and help us play, " Bradley said.

Monahan said that the PGA Tour was involved in the rules-changing process and encouraged a "modernization and simplification" and that "we were fully supportive of the new rules because we were a participant in creating them". In prior years, I'd overlook Matsuyama on the tough and fast bermuda greens.

If he had made pars on both days, he could have theoretically finished tied-second behind victor Webb Simpson. Likewise in the betting markets, speculators are offered some much longer prices on golfers who might lead the field or be in the top 5-10 in a different tournament. I had a good week in Mexico and last week at Bay Hill [Arnold Palmer Invitational] was also a good week [he finished tied 23rd]. It returns to March this year in a major shakeup of the PGA Tour's calendar.

The Players is the flagship event on the PGA Tour and often referred to as the unofficial "fifth major" and Koepka says he is viewing the event as of the highest importance. He also has dealt with an Achilles' heel problem and what he described as a left arm issue at the 2013 U.S. Open. "I've got a little bit more consistent with my play and I think everything is headed on track towards April". There are a lot of courses out here that make you feel uncomfortable. "I grew up feeling more like Bobby Locke and Ben Crenshaw letting the putter go and, if I do that, I feel great".