Davis Love III

Fowler back at Players, still looking to catapult career

Rickie Fowler is back at the site of his greatest victory, the one that was supposed to catapult his career.

He returns to the Players Championship with just one PGA Tour win since that dramatic closing performance on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass in 2015.

He finished birdie-eagle-birdie-birdie to force a playoff with Sergio Garcia and Kevin Kisner, and then won on the fourth extra hole. Fowler showed the kind of back-nine resolve that's been missing too often during his young career.

The 29-year-old Fowler flashed it again during the final round at the Masters last month, making five birdies over the final 11 holes and putting pressure on winner Patrick...