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Ross Houston
April 3, 2017

"But it's hard to do that", Day said. His gold medal came last August in Rio when golf made its return to the Games after a 112-year absence. But, his quest for his second major championship might be put on hold despite his mother's wishes.

The veteran Victorian made a sudden and unexpected return to form at the Web.com Tour's Louisiana Open last week with his first top 10 finish in the USA since 2013. He's never missed a cut at the Shell, posting five top-25 finishes over the years.

Defending champion Daniel Wise (Mallorca Puntiro) opened with 32 points in an event that features eight French challengers, as well as three German competitors. The win will commence a streak in which Palmer will win the Masters every other year between 1958 and 1964.

Having confirmed last week that surgery on his mother, Dening, had been successful, Day says he is now uncertain about whether he will play the year's first major or not. "If you've done it once, you feel like you can do it again".

'It's my first year on tour so I'm really trying to learn what I'm supposed to do, ' he added at a pre-tournament press conference in Houston.

One tournament is the first major championship of the golf season. He was 13 in Houston previous year and a co-runner-up in 2015 to J.B. Holmes.

There have been glimpses of brilliant play from Smith this year but clumsy mistakes have undone much of the good work, a pattern that seems unlikely to continue in the long term. He just got over that [major winning] hurdle. He was 13 here a year ago and would like a strong outing leading up to next week's big tournament in Augusta.

"I nearly always play the week before a major because if take it off, I often feel a little rusty at the start of the first round (in the major)", said Mickelson, who has won 42 times on the PGA Tour but not since he claimed the third leg of the Grand Slam by winning the 2013 Open Championship at Muirfield. "I really can't describe how I'm going to feel once I tee it up on No. 1 on Thursday", Summerhays told reporters Wednesday at Oakridge Country Club in Farmington. So why do you go early?

"I've historically played better golf the second, third, fourth week in a row just after playing the week before". But you always tend to learn something, you always have a different local caddie that offers some tidbit of information. It would have been 30, except that Dustin Johnson chose to take the week off after winning the Dell Technologies Match Play for his third straight victory.

Rose has been a fan of the Masters since he was a "kid", he said, watching it on television in the wee hours of the English morning.

Matt Jones earned his spot in Augusta in far more dramatic fashion.

With three top 20s in four worldwide starts this year, Scott has come away with a solid result from nearly every tournament he's entered. "It's always had something special".

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