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Rory McIlroy says best golf still to come after Players Championship win

Rory McIlroy says best golf still to come after Players Championship win

Sports
Rory McIlroy says his best golf is still to come after winning the Players Championship at Sawgrass.The four-time major winner produced a superb performance on the back nine to beat Jim Furyk by one stroke on Sunday.It ensured the 29-year-old Northern Irishman claimed his first PGA Tour title since March 2018. "I've started the second phase of my career. I've learned a lot in the last 10-11 years and feel I can make the next 10-11 years even better," he said."It's a massive win on a course on which I've had mixed results. I had to show a lot of character out there."I'm just really proud of myself the way I played the last few holes."I kept telling myself on the way to the 17th tee, just make ...
Zara McDermott's BFF Ellie Brown declares 'I won’t tell Zara!' after Adam Collard split

Zara McDermott's BFF Ellie Brown declares 'I won’t tell Zara!' after Adam Collard split

Entertainment
The brunette beauty met her man Adam Collard in the Love Island villa, and despite making it work on the outside, they didn’t go the distance.After a series of rows, Zara confirmed her relationship with the Newcastle hunk was over and admitted she was heartbroken.Days after their split, Adam headed off on a luxury holiday to the Maldives, which he’d booked for Zara as her Christmas present.Although many of Zara’s fans slammed Adam on Instagram following the split, Zara’s bestie revealed to Daily Star Online she’s still as close to him as ever. Related Articles “Whatever he wants to say to me, he knows I won’t tell Zara”Ellie BrownEllie Brown, who entered the villa with Zara, said: "Me and Zara have an unspoken bond, we speak to each other...
After comeback, the stock market is aligned with a historical pattern with perfect track record

After comeback, the stock market is aligned with a historical pattern with perfect track record

Finance
Stocks hit a new high for the year this week, back on track to match a post-election pattern that has stood the test of time. The stock market has risen in the year after all 18 midterm elections since World War II, with the S&P 500 delivering an average return of 14.5 percent, according to LPL Financial Research. The pattern is pointing to a longer bull run even after this year's epic rebound. "With the S&P 500 up only 1.3 percent since the midterm election last November, there indeed could still be room for stocks to run in 2019," LPL's Ryan Detrick said in a...
Valtteri Bottas wins Australian GP after Lewis Hamilton overtake

Valtteri Bottas wins Australian GP after Lewis Hamilton overtake

Sports
Valtteri Bottas dominated the season-opening Australian Grand Prix after overtaking world champion team-mate Lewis Hamilton.The Finn took the lead at the start from Hamilton, who made a slow getaway from pole position, and even took the new bonus point for the fastest lap.Hamilton was left far behind, and had to concentrate on holding off Red Bull's Max Verstappen for second place. Verstappen passed Sebastian Vettel for third on a sobering day for Ferrari. "Why are we so slow?" Vettel asked his team at two-thirds distance. "We don't know at the moment," came the reply. It was an exchange that summed up Ferrari's entire weekend.It was a weekend which began in mourning following ne...
Facebook back up after massive global outage

Facebook back up after massive global outage

Technology
Facebook services have completely returned after a massive global outage left certain users unable to access Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp for almost 24 hours.Users across the world including the US, Japan, New Zealand and parts of Europe were affected by the outage and faced difficulties accessing the social network giant and its apps WhatsApp and Instagram for several hours. "Anddddd... we're back," Instagram tweeted on Friday morning with a GIF of Oprah Winfrey screaming in delight.In a statement to Sky News on Thursday evening,a Facebook spokesperson said: "Yesterday, we made a server configuration change that triggered a cascading series of issues."As a result, many people had difficulty accessing our apps and services. We have resolved the issues, and our systems have been recover...