Garcia, with a spanking new green jacket in his wardrobe, certainly experienced a far different welcome this time around from the ones he has received in years past, when spectators cheered his dual water balls on the famed par-3 17th in 2013 after his notorious flap with Tiger Woods and taunted him mercilessly two years later.
Garcia played his first majors at the 1996 and 1998 British Opens as an amateur and turned professional at age 19 after being the low amateur at the 1999 Masters.
Garcia certainly couldn't believe it himself, as he wasn't totally sure it was in until the crowd reacted the way they did.
Scott, who became the youngest victor at the Players (aged 23) in 2004, believes the notoriously hard par-3 17th is one of many obstacles that will prevent a runaway leader.
But, Garcia, always solid with the irons, took advantage of Alice Dye's island of wonders, and knocked the ball home.
The Spaniard has had his share of success at the TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Florida in a tournament he has won, but where he also endured one of his worst collapses.
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I cried. I don't think there was a dry eye in the rental house in Augusta.
"It's got to be an incredible feeling for Sergio", said Spieth.
In an event that sees Jason Day as the defending champion, world No 1 Dustin Johnson attempting land his fourth win in five events and newly-married Rory McIlroy trying out his new clubs in the heat of battle for the first time, Russell Knox and Martin Laird are bidding to mark the 30th anniversary of Sandy Lyle's win by landing another Scottish success this weekend.
In his 20-years on the PGA Tour, Garcia certainly appears to have matured, and the perception of him has come from fans and media who weren't part of his inner circle.
Masters champion Sergio Garcia enjoyed a four-week celebration after his Augusta triumph highlighted by the ceremonial kick-off at El Clasico in Madrid, but he gets back to business on Thursday at The Players Championship.
"There have been so many things going on and maybe I would have loved to play something before this week to come here a little more relaxed".
Queensland veteran Rod Pampling, 47, made the two-over cut on the number after a 74.
But it is back to work now at a tournament many consider the most prestigious outside the four majors.
He added: "I'm much better with my left foot and I'm actually pretty close to being ambidextrous".
Garcia was very relaxed during his press conference on Wednesday, befitting someone who finally shed the label of best player not to have won a major when he beat Justin Rose in a Masters playoff 31 days ago.
The official snapped three photos inside the court, including a picture of Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani, during the hearing. He said he had urged the court to pass an order barring Uzma from leaving Pakistan until the legal issues were resolved.
Boston will have home advantage in Monday's decider, with the Cleveland Cavaliers awaiting the winners of the TD Garden clash. The Wizards need their stars, John Wall and Bradley Beal, to play like stars after a middling game five performance.
O'Reilly said he was "target number one" for liberal activists seeking to silence voices they don't like. Another guest called and said about O'Reilly, "I would love for you to guys to get him on The Blaze ".
The sharing of the equipment will affect their battery power, and the spacewalk was now expected to last about four hours. NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is seen during a spacewalk during Expedition 50 aboard the International Space Station.
Ted Cruz criticized Yates for failing to enforce the ban after the Office of Legal Counsel signed off on the document. Brady Press Briefing Room during the daily news briefing at the White House on February 1, 2017 in Washington .
Harry Styles thinks it would be "naive" to have written off the opinions of his devoted female fan base when making his new music. Another song, " Two Ghosts ", is also in the news due to speculation that the lyrics are about ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift .
That would send more people to prison and for much longer terms by triggering mandatory minimum sentences. Yet, it doesn't exclude them and we all know Sessions is still madly in love with the war on drugs .
Mann believes that party's leaders have committed a lot of blunders while preparing strategies for the Punjab Elections. The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Guggi from the AAP is a "direct result of the moral degradation" in the party.
The campaign is barely a week old and if the SNP message is already looking shop-soiled that's because it is. RUTH Davidson has declared it "game on" as she launched her paty's General Election campaign today.
Comey again replied that he would give him "honesty" and did not pledge his loyalty, according to the account of the conversation. President, if there are "tapes" relevant to the Comey firing, it's because you made them and they should be provided to Congress.
The World Health Organization (WHO) lifted its own global emergency in November, even while saying the virus remained a threat. One of those defects, microcephaly, cases babies to be born with abnormally small heads.
Chelsea not that far ahead, says Liverpool boss Klopp
The Reds will be desperate to return to winning ways after dropping points at home against Southampton last weekend. Liverpool have announced they will be making their debut in the pre-season Audi Cup in Munich.
Kushner's family to skip China roadshows
But a company spokesman told AFP in a brief statement today: "No one from Kushner Companies will be in China this weekend". Promotional materials for the event also noted the Kushner family's "celebrity" status.
Judge Orders Criminal Charge in PA Amtrak Derailment
The family of a NY woman who was killed sought the criminal complaint after city prosecutors declined to press charges. Neifield, a Temple University Law School graduate, is highly regarded, said Temple law professor Jules Epstein.