6 days PLAYERS: Rory McIlroy, Tommy Fleetwood take lead into weekend Torontosun
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — European Ryder Cup stars Rory McIlroy and Tommy Fleetwood sit atop the leaderboard at the Players Championship, but the American captain Jim Furyk dusted off his clubs to put up a fight. With dusk threatening at TPC Sawgrass on Friday, Fleetwood’s 12-under 36-hole score looked safe to everyone. Everyone except McIlroy. McIlroy was three back with three holes to play when he eagled the par-5 16th after hitting a 223-yard 4-iron to nine feet with his second shot. McIlroy said he loved the yardage form the fairway and the wind was helping keep his ball ... more