Tiger Woods weekend at The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass was derailed on Friday with a quadruple bogey on the course’s famous par-3 no. 17.
Woods had been off to a hot start through his first seven holes of the day but hit the water twice on the no. 17 island green to send him plummeting down the leaderboard.
No. 17’s reputation as one of the most daunting holes on the planet is well-earned.
Tiger Woods weekend at The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass took an awful turn on Friday after a disastrous quadruple bogey on the course’s famous par-3 no. 17.
Woods had kicked off the tournament with a solid 2-under round on Thursday, keeping himself in contention. On Friday, Woods was hot from his opening swing, picking up three birdies through his first seven holes to move near the move up the leaderboard.
Then, disaster struck at no. 17 — the daunting par-3 island green that has a well-earned reputation as one of the most intimidating holes on the planet.
Woods had survived a close call on the hole on Thursday, barely holding on to the front of the island with an aggressive shot that would lead to a birdie.
But on Friday, no. 17 …read more
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