Posts tagged with: "TPC Sawgrass"

WATCH: Group Hits Five Balls Into Water On Island 17th View More
Zac Blair refused to go to the drop box on the par-3 17th, sending three balls into the water. (Photo Credit: PGA Tour/Twitter)

WATCH: Group Hits Five Balls Into Water On Island 17th

  PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – On a scale of 1-10, how hard is the Stadium Course right now? There are those who might give it an 8: Chad Campbell, Brian Gay, Danny Lee and Scott Piercy have all carded a dreaded snowman. There are those who might give it…

Opinion: Stadium Course’s Revamped 12th Fundamentally Flawed View More
Sergio Garcia uses an iron off of the tee at the redesigned 12th hole, a decision most have chosen. (Photo Credit: Peter Casey)

Opinion: Stadium Course’s Revamped 12th Fundamentally Flawed

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – The newly renovated par-4 12th hole on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass means well. The distance – 282 yards for the first two rounds – is short enough to allow virtually every Players Championship competitor to go for the green from the tee. There…

Quick Take: A Stern Exam Commences View More
Luke Donald plays his shot from the 17th tee during the first round of The Players at TPC Sawgrass. (Photo credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Quick Take: A Stern Exam Commences

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – It has started. The sights and sounds of the strongest field in golf coming to terms with the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass during the Players Championship. The Masters is April’s ritual. The Players is May’s murder. Is it a form of torture for the…

WATCH: Fowler Aces 17th During Practice Round View More
Rickie Fowler aced the 17th at TPC Sawgrass during Wednesday's practice round (Photo courtesy of Justin Thomas' Twitter feed)

WATCH: Fowler Aces 17th During Practice Round

Hitting your tee shot to 1 foot on the renowned par-3 17th at TPC Sawgrass is usually an extraordinary accomplishment, but it didn’t feel quite as special for Justin Thomas during Wednesday’s practice round in advance of the Players Championship. That’s because he lost the hole to his good friend…

QUICK TAKE: One Of Golf’s Deepest Fields Set For Players View More
Only two of the top 50 players in the world will be absent from this year's Players Championship. (Photo Credit: Jason Getz, Action Images)

QUICK TAKE: One Of Golf’s Deepest Fields Set For Players

As is normally the case, the Players Championship will boast one of golf’s strongest fields once again this year. The field will feature 147 players, the most contestants at the tournament since 2004, and 48 of the world’s top 50 ready to battle Pete Dye’s newly tweaked design. Brandt Snedeker…