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Rory McIlroy says best golf still to come after Players Championship win

Highlights: McIlroy wins 2019 Players Championship Rory McIlroy says his best golf is still to come after winning the Players Championship at Sawgrass. The four-time major winner produced a superb performance on the back nine to beat Jim Furyk by one stroke on Sunday. It ensured the 29-… BBC Sport – Golf

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PODCAST #94: Dave McKenzie and Rory

Dave McKenzie, the unsung hero of Australian golf, is our special studio guest on a week off from the lucrative Champions Tour. From Greg Norman knocking back his nana’s sangers to being in more playoffs than LeBron James, he’s seen it all. Co-hosts Andy Maher, Mark Hayes and Jo Charlton also assess Rory McIlroy’s Players triumph and start a new ...

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Rory McIlroy wins 2019 Players Championship by one stroke – highlights

Watch a round-up of the action from the final day of the 2019 Players Championship at Sawgrass, as Rory McIlroy beats Jim Furyk by one stroke to win his first PGA Tour title since March 2018. Pictures courtesy of PGA Tour. READ MORE: McIlroy says best golf still to come … BBC Sport – Golf

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Players champ Rory recalls being kicked out of Jax Beach bars at 19

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – He’s still shy of his 30th birthday, but Rory McIlroy has come a long way in his Players Championship career. McIlroy outlasted the strongest field of the year to win the PGA Tour’s flagship event, shooting a final-round 70 to edge Jim Furyk by a shot. It was his first win in more than a ...

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Rory McIlroy may have stopped caring about winning, which is a big problem … for everyone else

Rory McIlroy is incredibly smart. He is also maybe the most self-aware athlete in the world. And this is a problem for Rory McIlroy. When you are 22 and wide eyed with a swing that turns other pros (other pros!) into walking pools of gobbledygook when they try and describe what they are seeing, being smart and self-aware can’t hurt ...

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Rory won the Players … might that mean the Masters is next?

8:01 AM ET PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The island green that never looks smaller than it does on Sunday at the Players Championship proved to be no problem for Rory McIlroy. Same with the daunting tee shot at the 18th hole, the slew of players in contention and the windy conditions. Perhaps most importantly, the recent history of trying ...

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Day positive after front-row to Rory show

Jason Day’s disappointment at not winning THE PLAYERS has been tempered by the knowledge that his game is in good shape less than a month out from The Masters. The 2016 victor of the PGA TOUR’s flagship event shot a final round of even par 72 to finish four shots behind Sunday playing partner and ultimate champion Rory McIlroy, the ...

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2019 Players Championship leaderboard, grades: Rory McIlroy wins by getting tough on the weekend

If you’re surprised that Rory McIlroy won the 2019 Players Championship after the way he started the year, you shouldn’t be. And if you’re surprised at how Rory McIlroy won the 2019 Players Championship after the way he started his career, you definitely shouldn’t be. McIlroy shot a tough 70-70 on the weekend and closed out Sunday’s round with five ...

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2019 Players Championship leaderboard breakdown: Rory McIlroy goes low, co-leads after 36 holes

There might not be enough Toptracer software for the weekend. Rory McIlroy and Tommy Fleetwood — ball-striking phenoms, both of them — co-lead the 2019 Players Championship after 36 holes as both dropped 12-under 132s over the first two days at TPC Sawgrass. For Fleetwood, it was 65-67. For McIlroy, it was the opposite, 67-65. Add them all up on ...

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