Maybe it's just a coincidence that Rory McIlroy is right back in the thick of it at the Wells Fargo Championship.
Rory McIlroy hit his approach on the seventh hole Thursday at the Masters right where he was aiming.
Some of the big stars in Top-10 of the world who missed the cut were Xander Schauffele, Patrick Cantlay, Tyrrell Hatton and Webb Simpson.
Lahiri was the first alternate to start with, but then made it to the main draw as former World No.1 Brooks Koepka pulled out due an injury.
Rory McIlroy finished third last year behind Marc Leishman and Jon Rahm, and tied for fifth with Rahm and Day in 2019.
There's no doubt now that Koepka is back, and he has proved his major mettle on the toughest test the US Open can offer.
Rory McIlroy fired an eight-under par 64 to finish 72 holes on 18-under 270 and defeat DeChambeau by three strokes.
Rory McIlroy has called for a limit on alcohol sales at US PGA Tour events to ease the effect of a growing number of hecklers at tournaments.
McIlroy is bracing for the bustle that comes with a Tiger Woods pairing, but said the chance to play with a golfer he still considers a hero is worth it.
Golf ace Tiger Woods finds a lot of things to love about Riviera Country Club, but his record here isn't one of them.
Tiger Woods continues his comeback this week at Riviera Country Club, where he'll be paired with Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas.
The 28-year-old from Northern Ireland, lacking only a victory at the Masters to complete a career Grand Slam, has bought the former home of South African four-time major winner Ernie Els.
Rory McIlroy set himself three challenging career goals as he plots his comeback in 2018 following an injury-hit and trophyless year.
Rory McIlroy brought the curtain down on his first winless season in nine years by vowing to return as a major force.