TPC Sawgrass 17th Hole Statistical Breakdown

May 12, 2016
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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