He revealed that Australian doctors had advised that his mother's cancer was terminal - but they'd received a better diagnoses in the US. It's very bad news for one of the good people and players in the game. Spieth didn't win a hole until he was conceded a bogey on the 14th hole. Spieth did not play well at all and certainly not as well as McIlroy.
"It's hard to say", replied Reed, who has slipped from a career high of No. 7 in the Official World Golf Ranking a year ago to No. 12 last week. In the WGC's previous guise, the defeat to Kjeldsen would have been enough to send him home.
"This is the reason why I've obviously pulled out this week because of my mum going into surgery to try and get rid of this 3-4cm mass that's in her lungs". I was contending nearly every time I played.
Add Jordan Spieth to the list of surprising first-round losses in the Dell Technologies Match Play.
"His wedge play was very sharp all day". He didn't really miss putts.
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Hamon, for his part, took issue with Le Pen's claim that public schools are wracked by violence, calling her remarks "nauseating". A high abstention rate could benefit Le Pen as polls consistently show that her supporters are the most certain of their vote.
Dening sacrificed everything for Jason, in the hopes that one day he could follow his dreams and play golf on the pro circuit. "It's hard to beat that, especially when the wind was getting up".
"I played well but he was six under through 17 holes, which is great scoring on this course with the wind blowing". It's been very tough for me.
McIlroy turned things around with the help of a mammoth drive at 12, delivering three birdies on the spin to edge in front of the Dane.
It was the first time Spieth has lost in the opening match in four appearances.
McIlroy, the 2015 champion and a semifinalist past year, appeared to seize control against Soren Kjeldsen when he won three straight holes, but Kjeldsen ran off four straight birdies to end the match.
Kjeldsen finished off the No. 2 player in the world with a tee shot into 2 feet on the par-3 17th.
"Being on the European Tour for 20 years and then suddenly changing it up, coming over here not knowing anybody and not knowing the courses has been hard, but it's what I wanted and I'm enjoying it".
"If I had played anyone else, I might have won", McIlroy said. I think the US Open is probably one and this was one.
"I had a really nice run there, winning two tournaments [the WGC-HSB Champions at the end of 2015 then the Travelers Championship last August] and playing well". I knew I had to play well to have a chance. "I'm going to have a good week of practice after this and hopefully I will be ready for The Masters". "You've got to play well to advance no matter what".
Not that McIlroy was the only high-profile casualty on day one. "It probably would have been". Later, he tried to provide context.
"My back is fine, I'm 100 per cent healthy", Day said. "I got into my little zone". Thomas won the next two and then closed him out on the 17th. Patrick Reed halved with Jason Dufner while Johnson, the world No1, thumped Webb Simpson 5&3.
Superintendent Eddie Johnson said that several people had viewed the video on social media but did not notify police. The girl's mother was told by an uncle that her daughter looked to be the subject of a gang rape video on Facebook.
Friday inside a 2015 Audi belonging to DePaola at East 28th Street between 14th Avenue and Broadway, authorities told NJ.com . According to the first elements of the investigation, Kim DePaola's son had in fact loaned his mother's auto to a friend.
The Congress had emerged as the largest party in the state winning 28 seats, however the party fell short of majority. Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh will be facing the crucial floor test in the state Assembly today.
A Netflix spokesperson told CNN that the feature is one of "hundreds" of tests that the company conducts each year. For those that don't want to sit through a minute or two of opening credits on TV shows, Netflix has you covered.
Both bills call for taxing marijuana at $50 per ounce, wholesale level, plus the standard IL sales tax rate. Bruce Rauner, told Chicagoist via email that "the two bills are now under review" by the governor's office.
It's not the first time that a "transitional" deal has been mentioned but this has always been followed by other controversies. A fifth said they would not relocate any capacity, and 3 percent planned to increase United Kingdom operations.
Liane Hornsey, Uber's new head of human resources, said more than 100 "listening sessions" had taken place across the company. His team is collecting information through interviews and anonymous tip lines, with findings expected at the end of April.
The Islamist Faylaq al-Rahman rebel group and the Fateh al-Sham Front have a presence in the area, the Observatory said . Infantry and tank reinforcements arrived on the government side to repel the attack in the afternoon, the group said.
The first weekend is the best as there are potential upsets to intrigue me even though the favored higher seeds generally prevail. The program won an NCAA Tournament game for the first time since advancing to the Elite Eight and losing to Stanford in 1998.
What's New in Android O!
As of now this is only a guess that Google might be bringing forward the support for more themes with the gen-next Android OS. One of the features that will definitely make users excited about the "O" is the Picture-in-Picture feature.
Watch Rihanna React to Her "Bates Motel" Sex Scene
The upcoming episode of the series will bring the highly anticipated twist to Marion's character as she checks into Bates Motel . Her reactions were hilarious, especially when a sex scene popped up onscreen and she recoiled at the "gross" kissing sounds.
Google Maps Now Lets You Track Exactly Where Your Friends Are
The recipient will get a link that launches a Google Map featuring a floating blue dot that represents your real-time whereabouts. User can also use the feature to allow authorized people to follow them if they are making a trip to specified destination.
Yankees' Didi Gregorius to miss six weeks with shoulder injury
NY could slide Starlin Castro over to shortstop, or use Ronald Torreyes or Tyler Wade to fill in while Gregorius is on the shelf. He started every one of those contests at shortstop, putting the Yankees in a bit of a quandary entering opening day.
More brands join Google ad boycott
Schindler apologized for the instances "where brands' ads appeared on content that was not aligned with their values". Although Google has "strict policies that define where Google ads should appear...at times we don't get it right".
Ivanka Trump brand sued for 'unfair' competition
But Gorelick said the goal of the trust wasn't to shield Trump from everything, but to remove her from the day-to-day operations. Thus far her influence has been from the outside in, and any involvement has been unofficial .
Thailand turtle that ate 5 kg coins died
Piggy Bank's shell was cracked, swollen and infected when she was found, leaving her rescuers anxious that she had a tumour. Omsin, a 25-year-old turtle who underwent surgery to remove 915 coins from her stomach , has sadly died.
HSBC 'processed £435m of laundered Russian cash'
The trail found that HSBC had processed $545.3m (£441m), RBS $113.1m (£91m) and Coutts $32.8m (£26.5) of Laundromat cash. The paper also claimed that maybe as much as £65bn has been moved from Russian Federation between 2010 and 2014.
President Trump not backing down from 'wiretap' charge
Spicer said reporters have jumped to conclusions and falsely assumed in some instances that the president was golfing. Spicer was asked Monday at a White House press conference how Trump's golf playing is "any different", from Obama's.
Gas prices still easing, for now
In Canada, rig counts have blossomed as well, where 207 (300%) more rigs are online versus a year ago. AAA says the lowest average price was about $2.35 per gallon in the Detroit area.