Stats Breakdown of the 17th Hole at TPC Sawgrass for the 2016 Players

Thursday May 12th, 2016
What happens when the best players in the world take on one of the most iconic holes in golf?
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The Players Championship boasts the strongest field in all of golf and is also home to one of, if not the, most iconic holes in all of golf. A great combination, right? Well, let’s just see about that!

Here’s a statistical breakdown of TPC Sawgrass’ par-3 17th for the 2016 Players Championship:

Final round:

  • Actual yardage: 130 yards
  • Scoring average: 3.05 (13th hardest hole on the course)
  • 13 birdies, 50 pars, 9 bogeys and 4 doubles
  • Green in regulation: 64/76
  • Average distance to the pin: 24 ft
  • Closest to the pin: 2 ft 3 in by Adam Scott
  • Water balls: 4
  • Longest putt: 51 ft by Jamie Lovemark
  • One putts: 20
  • Three putts: 7

Third round:

  • Actual yardage: 129 yards
  • Scoring average: 3.316 (6th hardest hole on the course)
  • 16 birdies, 37 pars, 13 bogeys, 7 doubles and 3 others
  • Green in regulation: 61/76
  • Average distance to the pin: 22 ft, 7 in
  • Closest to the pin: 6 in by Gary Woodland
  • Water balls: 17 (3 by Russell Knox)
  • Longest putt: 44 ft, 6 in by Kyle Reifers
  • One putts: 20
  • Three putts: 9

 

 

 

 

Second round:

  • Actual yardage: 147 yards
  • Scoring average: 3.00 (T7 hardest hole on the course)
  • 1 hole-in-one, 24 birdies, 99 pars, 12 bogeys and 7 doubles
  • Green in regulation: 115/141 (three players withdrew)
  • Average distance to the pin: 27 ft, 10 in
  • Closest to the pin: Hole-in-one by Will Wilcox
  • Water balls: 9
  • Longest putt: 36 ft, 3 in by Brooks Koepka
  • One putts: 30
  • Three putts: 6

 

 

Opening round: 

  • Actual yardage: 123 yards
  • Scoring average: 2.861 (14th hardest hole on the course)
  • 37 birdies, 96 pars, 5 bogeys and 6 doubles
  • Green in regulation: 129/144
  • Average distance to the pin: 18 ft, 4 in
  • Closest to the pin: 2 ft, 4 in by Byeong-Hun An
  • Water balls: 6
  • Longest putt: 28 ft, 4 in by Retief Goosen
  • One putts: 46
  • Three putts: 4

 

 

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