Tag Archives: No. 17 at TPC Sawgrass

May
13
2016

Finally. The drought is over. It only took 6,300 tee shots, but the famed par-3 17th at TPC Sawgrass yielded its first hole-in-one in 14 years at The Players Championship on Friday.

Will Wilcox made a rare ace with a pitching wedge from 147 yards in the second round. And he did it with a yellow ball. 

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May
9
2012

The Duff is sneaky funny

On Tuesday afternoon at the driving range at TPC Sawgrass, Dufner and Ryuji Imada had a casual long-drive contest, which was being tracked with the Track Man golf radar that measures every possible stat you could want, like spin rate, ball speed, club head speed, smash factor, just to name a few. Dufner was absolutely crushing it. He joked he had a case of “beast-itis,” and mockingly flexed like a body-builder. He striped one that recorded a ball speed of 170mph. So if Dufner accidentally hits you with an errant drive, that’s how fast the ball is traveling! Ouch.

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