Tag Archives: TPC Sawgrass 17th hole

May
8
2014
By Stephanie Wei under Caddies
Luke Guthrie's caddie, his brother Zach takes a shot at glory

Luke Guthrie’s caddie, his brother Zach, takes aim on the 17th

One of the most entertaining activities at The Players Championship happens on the par-3 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass — and I’m not talking about watching the pros play it. Every Wednesday at the PGA Tour’s flagship event, the caddies get their shot at glory and take aim at the famed island green. 

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May
15
2012
By Stephanie Wei under Behind the Scenes

Pretty in pink at The Players

There are always a bunch of leftover tidbits from talking with players about whatever topic or observing something interesting/weird/funny/sad that I wish I could have shared, but for one reason or another, I didn’t have time to post or write it, or it just didn’t fit anywhere else. Maybe I’m an ultra geek and no one else cares, but that’s too bad. I’m not forcing you to read on…

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May
10
2012

Just kidding, of course. Well, Rory did knock his shot into the water and ended up making a double-bogey in the first round on Thursday.

During Wednesday’s practice round, Rory McIlroy’s looper J.P. Fitzgerald knocked it closer than his boss on No. 17 at TPC Sawgrass during the annual caddies closest-to-the-pin contest at The Players Championship.

Rory and J.P. had a side bet of their own. The wager? Rory had to carry his bag for the rest of the hole.

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