Rory McIlroy US Masters Odds and Predictions

The Masters, one of the most fabulous iconic sporting events globally, will take place on April 12, 2024. Players who are at the height of their game can only qualify for this once-in-a-lifetime experience and demonstrate their incredible skills over four days.

One of the major players who have stood the test time over the last fifteen years is Rory McIlroy, undoubtedly one of the naturally gifted players of his generation. Born in Northern Ireland in 1989, his meteoric elevation in the world of golf saw him make headlines in the sport. By age 23, he had already won two of golf’s four major championships- the US. Open and the PGA.

Rory Mcilroy’s US Masters Odds and Predictions

Rory Mcilroy, Northern Ireland’s superstar, will be one of the favorites going into the Masters on April 12th; currently standing at 9/1 to win the tournament, he will no doubt be eyeing this tournament to add to his tally of four majors. This tournament has eluded him many times over the years, and during that time, he has rarely been at the top of the leaderboard by Sunday, especially when you think Rory Mcilroy made his debut in 2010.

The 2024 Genesis Invitational golf tournament was played recently; the eventual winner was Hideki Matsuyama, who won with an incredible round of 9- 62 for the round. Other notables was Will Zalatoris, with a total score of 14- considering he has been out of the game for nearly eighteen months due to a back injury and rehabilitation, enduring some family bereavement made it a very emotional day for Will. Mcilroy, on the other hand, failed to shine throughout the tournament came a commendable tie for twenty-fourth

With the Masters just around the corner (April 12th), the selection process for the tournament has been finalized, and players from all over the globe will be vying for that green jacket in the most intense cauldrons in the world. Augusta, to many people, is the home of golf and is the epitome of pure greens, savage roughs and, in some cases, ten-twelve foot bunkers; once you get through that, you have some iconic holes to contend with, like the 11,12 and 13 collectively known as Amen Corner, all three holes can ruin a players chance at a Green Jacket. Still, players can catapult themselves into a glorious position if played well.

Players must have the most outlandish talent and skill to play Augusta, and it takes a special kind of player to tame it and win it. The golfing world of sport is awash with many highly skilled players who possess such skills; players like Rory Mcilroy, who is now the world's number one player by his standards, have had a quiet season up to now. Patrick Cantly and Will Zalatoris possess the game to conquer the likes of Augusta. Though Zarlartoris came runner-up to Justin Thompson in the Wanamaker Trophy in 2022, he unfortunately was injured for the best part of 2023 and suffered a family loss recently.

Patrick Cantly is another player you can't ignore, another fledgling with all the skills required to conquer Augusta, especially his short game. Though at times he can be slow and can meander during his play, he sometimes attracts the wrong attention due to that trait. His last PGA win was back in 2022, when he was victorious at the BMW championship. To date, Patrick Cantly is the winner of eight PGA tour events.

Other players who could be in contention for that illustrious Green Jacket are Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth, Jon Rahm, Cameron Smith, and Ludvig Aberg, to name but a few. Brooks Koepka is another player with the utmost talent and holds five majors, four of which were won in an astonishing three-year period in which he established himself as the best player in the world.

Ludvig Alberg, another young rising talent, came to prominence in 2023; just seventy-five days after turning professional, Aberg lifted his first professional silverware in his sixth DP World Tour at the Omega European Masters. The win catapulted the young Swede into Ryder Cup contention; since then, he has become one of the sensations in golf.

Joshua Chandler joins D-BOX as the new CFO

D-BOX Technologies Inc. (TSX:DBO), a world leader in haptic and immersive entertainment, has announced the appointment of Joshua Chandler (CFA, MBA) as Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation, effective April 22, 2024. He will supervise the financial and operational activities of the Company. With extensive leadership expertise spanning over twenty years in corporate development, finance, and at the operational level, Mr. Chandler will bring the strategic and operational vision needed to spearhead D-BOX into its next phase of development.

“We are very happy to welcome Mr. Chandler to our executive team,” says Sébastien Mailhot, President and CEO of D-BOX. “His diversified skill set, past accomplishments and business acumen will be an asset for the next phase of D-BOX. He will actively contribute to the development of the corporate strategy and the expansion of the organization worldwide.”

“I am very excited to join a market leader such as D-BOX and I am looking forward to putting all my energy in accelerating its growth and creating shareholder value,” says Josh Chandler. “I eagerly await to not only optimize the financial performance but also to assist D-BOX towards new heights of success while navigating challenges with confidence.”

Josh brings a solid background of achievements most recently at Cook it, Aimia, Gildan and Fairstone Bank of Canada. As part of these different experiences, Mr. Chandler has repeatedly demonstrated his leadership and has initiated and deployed transformative strategies to accelerate the value of organizations for stakeholders.

Sébastien Mailhot, President and CEO of D-BOX, has been appointed as Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation for the period of March 31, 2024, the effective date of resignation of the former chief financial officer of the Corporation, to April 22, 2024.

D-BOX creates and redefines realistic, immersive entertainment experiences by moving the body and sparking the imagination through effects: motion, vibration and texture. D-BOX has collaborated with some of the best companies in the world to deliver new ways to enhance great stories. Whether it’s movies, video games, music, relaxation, virtual reality applications, metaverse experience, themed entertainment or professional simulation, D-BOX creates a feeling of presence that makes life resonate like never before. D-BOX Technologies Inc. (TSX: DBO) is headquartered in Montreal with offices in Los Angeles, USA and Beijing, China. Visit D-BOX.com.

LGI Homes Named a Top Workplace for the 4th Consecutive Year

LGI Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ: LGIH), one of the nation’s largest and most recognized homebuilders, announced today that it received the 2024 Top Workplace USA award issued by Energage and USA Today. This is LGI Homes’ 4th consecutive year to receive this distinction.

“It is a tremendous honor to be recognized as a 2024 Top Workplace USA for the fourth consecutive year,” said Eric Lipar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LGI Homes. “At LGI Homes, we are focused on maintaining a positive environment where top talent can thrive as our business grows. This award is a testament to LGI Homes’ strong corporate culture and our dedication to conducting every facet of our business with the utmost integrity. Most importantly, it reflects our loyal employees and their commitment to delivering exceptional results in a fast-paced, people-centric environment as they help families around the country achieve the dream of homeownership.”

The Top Workplaces USA Award program celebrates nationally recognized companies who focus on making the world a better place by prioritizing a people-centered culture, giving employees a voice and seeking to optimize the workplace experience.

Honorees are chosen based solely on employee feedback gathered through a confidential employee engagement survey, issued by Energage. Results are calculated by comparing the survey’s research-based statements, that evaluate factors such as leadership, culture, and benefits that are proven to predict high performance, against industry benchmarks.

“Earning a Top Workplaces award is a badge of honor for companies, especially because it comes authentically from their employees,” said Eric Rubino, Energage CEO. “That's something to be proud of. In today's market, leaders must ensure they’re allowing employees to have a voice and be heard. That's paramount. Top Workplaces do this, and it pays dividends.”

If you’re interested in joining a Top Workplace, visit LGI Homes’ careers page.

ABOUT LGI HOMES, INC.

Headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, LGI Homes, Inc. is a pioneer in the homebuilding industry, successfully applying an innovative and systematic approach to the design, construction and sale of homes across 36 markets in 21 states. As one of America’s fastest growing companies, LGI Homes has closed over 65,000 homes since its founding in 2003 and has delivered profitable financial results every year. Nationally recognized for its quality construction and exceptional customer service, LGI Homes was named to Newsweek’s list of the World’s Most Trustworthy Companies. LGI Homes’ commitment to excellence extends to its more than 1,000 employees, earning the Company numerous workplace awards at the local, state and national level, including the Top Workplaces USA 2024 Award. For more information about LGI Homes and its unique operating model focused on making the dream of homeownership a reality for families across the nation, please visit the Company’s website at www.lgihomes.com.

ABOUT ENERGAGE

Making the world a better place to work together.TM

Energage is a purpose-driven company that helps organizations turn employee feedback into useful business intelligence and credible employer recognition through Top Workplaces. Built on 18 years of culture research and the results from 27 million employees surveyed across more than 70,000 organizations, Energage delivers the most accurate competitive benchmark available. With access to a unique combination of patented analytic tools and expert guidance, Energage customers lead the competition with an engaged workforce and an opportunity to gain recognition for their people-first approach to culture. For more information or to nominate your organization, visit energage.com or topworkplaces.com.

National Graphic Design USA Award

Lentini Design & Marketing (LDM) has won its 200th national design award from the highly-respected Graphic Design USA (GDUSA). Thousands of entrants every year vie for the coveted GDUSA awards, but only a few hundred throughout the country win. LDM has been entering the GDUSA competitions since 2005, and every year adds 5-15 awards.

LDM has worked with clients across many sectors, including corporate, nonprofit, public, transportation, construction, and education spaces. LDM offers a full slate of services that merge strategy with creativity. Services include strategy, marketing, graphic design, branding, web design and development, social media, digital advertising, and book design. See the latest GDUSA awards that put LDM over the top of 200 total awards here. Read more about the GDUSA competitions here.

Founder and CEO of LDM Hilary Lentini shares, "We never expected to be such a 'winning team', but all thanks goes to my team of creatives and our clients who are our trusted partners— and who empower us to do our best work every day."

About GDUSA

For 60 years Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) has been a source of news and information for graphic designers and the broader creative community. GDUSA covers news, people, project, trends, technology, products, and services. In addition to the print magazine, the brand encompasses a 110,000 visitor-a-month website, a monthly e-newsletter, a digital edition of the magazine, and several national design competitions that showcases of the best in Graphic Design, Package Design, Web Design, Inhouse Design, and Health+Wellness Design. Learn more at gdusa.com.

About Lentini Design & Marketing (LDM) – LDM is a woman-owned, 30-year strong, branding and marketing firm in the advertising, marketing, and creative services industries. Known for Messaging their clients' magic, LDM creates unique, strategic marketing solutions. The firm values communication and collaboration — knowing these are the keys to their clients' marketing successes. LDM has won more than 160 national design awards to date. With their proprietary content design process, they re-energize their clients' branding and messaging. Visit lentinidesign.com for more information.