Why does 137 yards and a little bit of water strike fear into the hearts of the world’s best players? We reveal the magic behind the 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass

Ask any non golf fan to name one golf hole and the most popular answer will surely be the 17th at Sawgrass.

But how did the famous island green hole come into existence and just what makes so tricky for professional and amateur players alike? 

We lined up an all-star cast, including the man who worked on the construction of the Florida golf course with Pete and Alice Dye, to explain the magic behind this short par 3…

The story of the 17th at Sawgrass

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