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Day optimistic major back pain will not return this week

Day optimistic major back pain will not return this week

For quite a while now, The Players Championship has been the flagship event of the PGA Tour, annually bringing one of golf's strongest fields to the famed Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.

After a dozen years in May, The Players Championship heads back to its March spot on the PGA Tour schedule as the golf world prepares to be bombarded with huge tournaments over the next few months.

Here you can find everything you need to stay up to date with the world's foremost golf tour. The most recent multiple victor is Tiger Woods who recorded his second victory in 2013 and will be looking to join the only other player on three wins in Jack Nicklaus. I have personally chosen to ride Rory, JT, Sergio, and Hideki this weekend and we will see how it all shakes out.

Fowler said he didn't feel "the new rules were doing our game any good, " and other players such as Keegan Bradley have also been critical.

"I can't get hyped up for one hole over the other, I've got to play the entire golf course as it comes", said Hadwin. Late in his third round at Chapultepec, he followed a four-putt for double with a three-putt for bogey.

Jason Day has hit back at an ugly episode that occurred on social media last week after he withdrew injured from the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida. It's an unusually spartan record for a man who hasn't been outside the top two slots in the world golf ranking since last summer.

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Webb Simpson was better than all the rest by some margin past year. Luck has a crucial role at the Players because depending on where you land the ball on these sloping greens, they can be your best friend or your worst enemy.

Of the past five winners, four were inside the top-16 in approach.

Back to the drawing board again this week, and we have easily the best field of the year thus far at the Players Championship, and pricing looks pretty soft. Reigning FedEx Cup champ has wins in the Indonesian Masters and Farmers Insurance Open since November.

Woods is expected to give a press conference tomorrow at TPC Sawgrass which could not only shed light on his working relationship with Killen but confirm whether he will play this week having withdrawn from last week's Arnold Palmer Invitational citing a neck injury. Tiger, who also was second in 2000 and eighth in 2009, has three top 20s in as many starts this year after winning the Tour Championship in October.

That Woods has turned to a coach shouldn't come as a surprise given his performance on the greens in his last two starts. Sung Kang, South Korea - A two-time victor on the Korean Tour, Kang is coming off a T6 in the Arnold Palmer Invitational in addition to a T10 in the Sony Open in Hawaii.

Sungjae Im, South Korea - The 20-year-old, who won twice on the Web.com Tour last year, finished T3 in API after a T4 in the Safeway Open and a T10 in the Phoenix Open.