In a Players special edition episode of A Life in Golf, Steve Carroll went behind the scenes at TPC Sawgrass to find out why it's considered the fifth major

The Players Championship has become such a big draw over the decades it’s inevitably drawn into comparisons about whether it should be admitted into the exclusive major club.

It’s also made a star of its course, the iconic TPC Sawgrass with its exciting finish always providing drama every year.

Now, as the PGA Tour‘s flagship tournament takes centre stage again, we gathered together some of the key figures at Ponte Vedra Beach to explain just what makes the tournament so magical.

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Steve Carroll

A journalist for 23 years, Steve has been immersed in club golf for almost as long. A former captain and committee member, he has passed the Level 3 Rules of Golf exam with distinction having attended the national Tournament Administrators and Referee's Seminar. He has officiated at a host of high-profile tournaments, including Open Regional Qualifying and the PGA Fourball Championship. A member of NCG's Top 100s panel, Steve has a particular love of links golf and is frantically trying to restore his single-figure handicap.

Handicap: 10.9

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