Rory McIlroy trying to end spell of no repeat winners at Players

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, lines up a shot on the sixth green during the second round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament Friday, March 6, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — No one has ever won back-to-back at The Players Championship since it moved to the TPC Sawgrass in 1982. Rory McIlroy might have as good a chance as anyone before him.