One of the most dramatic holes in golf is the 17th hole at the TPC Sawgrass. This hole always provides an abundance of entertainment at the Players Championship and I expect that it will again this year. Not matter how you slice it, hitting the green at the proper spot is critical to staying in play. It has been the bane of some golfers and the highlights of others.
The 17th hole is considered a pivotal hole. It has the potential of deciding the winner of this weeks tournament. As we watch the play unfold, I predict that Tommy Fleetwood will play this hole 2 under par over the four days. This stellar play on the toughest hole at TPC Sawgrass will help him in to the winners circle.
What is your favourite hole at The Players Championship?
The Players Championship starts tomorrow. Moved this year to March, it is the largest non-Major event of the 2019 golf season. Of course the pundits have made their choices and the usual names are at the top of the list. If you follow what has been happening so far this year, choosing a winner will be more difficult than expected. Regardless, I thought it would be fun lay out my thoughts and to let you know who will be in the winner’s circle on Sunday!
We spend hours honing our golf skills. The very dedicated players will hit the gym, range, and course on the same day. It becomes a life style that produces winning results, or does it? I recently concluded that winning a professional golf tournament boils down to who is play great golf for a period of 4 days. Occasionally, a player will win two weeks in a row, but then go quiet for a while. It is impossible to sustain a winning form for longer, the days of dominant players like Tiger Woods or Vijay Singh are over. Continue reading →