Bill Haas

A turnaround for Jason Day at The Players Championship

For all the talk about how Jordan Spieth would bounce back from his collapse at the Masters, Jason Day had his own score to settle at The Players Championship.

His last round at the TPC Sawgrass was an 81, the highest score of the day, to miss the cut.

He was 18 shots better on Thursday, in the record book as the fifth player in Stadium Course history with a 9-under 63 and two shots better than anyone else.

Day's only recollection from that 81 was frustration.

"I've got a really bad memory, which is kind of a good thing in golf where you don't really remember the bad stuff as much," he said.

It was all positive this time — the weather...