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QUICK TAKE: McIlroy Happy To Be A Sand Man During The Players View More
Rory McIlroy is enjoying the Players Championship more since he began staying on the beach.

QUICK TAKE: McIlroy Happy To Be A Sand Man During The Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA | Rory McIlroy is doing his best to turn the Players Championship into a day at the beach. Almost literally. Rather than deal with the swirling atmosphere at the Sawgrass Marriott hotel where many players stay during this week, McIlroy decided a few years ago to…

QUICK TAKE: Rory Clarifies Comments On Majors’ Relative Importance View More
Rory McIlroy clarified his comments about the Masters being the biggest golf tournament in the world. (Photo: REUTERS/Mike Segar)

QUICK TAKE: Rory Clarifies Comments On Majors’ Relative Importance

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA | Just to clarify, when Rory McIlroy said Wednesday that the Masters is now the biggest golf tournament in the world and he “doesn’t care” about the U.S. Open or the Open Championship, he didn’t mean it the way it sounded. “I didn’t mean it like that…

QUICK TAKE: Rory Making His Peace With The Masters View More
Rory McIlroy says he needed some time to decompress after his Masters loss. (Photo: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)

QUICK TAKE: Rory Making His Peace With The Masters

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA | When the Masters was over and Rory McIlroy was left to cope with the disappointment of shooting 74 on Sunday when he had a chance to complete the career Grand Slam, it took a few days. “I went back home and sort of decompressed, binge-watched a…

QUICK TAKE: Reflecting On The Masters View More
Jordan Spieth walks off the 18th green after shooting a 64 in the final round of the Masters. (Photo: Brian Snyder, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Reflecting On The Masters

It’s Patrick Reed’s turn to do the green jacket media tour, jetting off to the Empire State Building and television spots throughout New York City, hardly allowing him time to take a breath and think about what he accomplished with his Masters victory Sunday. That will come soon enough and…

QUICK TAKE: Another Reed-Rory Battle Beckons View More
Patrick Reed (Photo: Jonathan Ernst, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Another Reed-Rory Battle Beckons

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – When Saturday evening settled over Augusta National, the day’s last raindrops dying away with the roars that had rumbled across the third round of the Masters, there was time to contemplate the consequences of what might happen Sunday. This is the Masters, the most soulful championship in…

NEWS: With Relaxed Mindset, McIlroy Looms As Weekend Threat View More
Rory McIlroy (Photo: Brian Snyder, Reuters)

NEWS: With Relaxed Mindset, McIlroy Looms As Weekend Threat

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – Patience, they say, is a virtue – one that Rory McIlroy is striving to exhibit as he chases the career Grand Slam. Through two rounds at the Masters, he appears to be succeeding on that count. After adding a Friday 71 to his opening 69 at Augusta…