When: May 11-14, 2017
Where: TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Format: 72 holes - Stroke Play
Defending Champion: Jason Day
TV Coverage: Golf Channel, NBC
The PLAYERS Championship is the flagship event on the PGA Tour and all the action gets underway May 11-14, 2017. The tournament began in 1974 and is often considered the “fifth major” due to its prestige, golf course and elite field of players.
The betting field is considered the toughest in golf and will include all of the top players in the world. Every top player on all the tours across the world will be represented. It’s a must-see and must-bet event. Great drama all the way to the end, year after year.
TPC Sawgrass - Stadium course will host this year’s tournament and the layout measures 7,215 yards and plays to a par 72. Built from 415 acres of wooded wetlands bought for $1 by then-commissioner Deane Beman, architect Pete Dye took care to ensure no two consecutive holes play in the same direction, doglegs were created in both directions and the course offers both short and long holes at every par. No hole, though, gets more attention than the 137-yard, par three, 17th over water to an island green.
With another stellar performance, Jason Day put his stamp on No. 1 in the world by going wire-to-wire to win his first PLAYERS Championship last year. Day played bogey-free on the back nine for the fourth straight day to secure the victory.
The PLAYERS Championship has an elite group of past champions. Jack Nicklaus won it three times. Ray Floyd, Lee Trevino, Fred Couples, Nick Price, Greg Norman, and the list doesn’t stop there. You can add Davis Love III, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Adam Scott, Henrik Stenson, Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler and Martin Kaymer to the loaded list of past winners of The PLAYERS Championship.
Besides the $10.5 million purse making The PLAYERS Championship the richest tournament of the PGA Tour, the winners are rewarded with ever-important career benefits, such as a five-year exemption on the PGA Tour, an open invitation to the (U.S. Masters Golf Tournament) for three consecutive years, a three-year exemption for the (British Open golf tournament), and exemptions to both the (U.S. Open Golf Championship) and the (PGA Championship) for the year.
THE PLAYERS Championship golf tournament is scheduled to start May 11-14, 2017. The Golf Channel and NBC will televise the event.
If you’re a golf fan this has to be one of your favorite weeks of the year when the world’s best players compete at THE PLAYERS Championship. The famous island hole No. 17 is one of the most ruthless holes in all of golf. Clearly the tournament is never over until the leaders find dry land on No. 17. Continue...
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In 1974 the inaugural event was held at Atlanta Country Club in Marietta, Georgia. Later it was moved to Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas in 1975, and then to Inverrary Country Club in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, in 1976. Starting from 1977, the event was moved to Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
Initially, it was played at Sawgrass Country Club's Oceanside Course. After 1982 it was held in the neighborhood of Sawgrass Country Club, at the Stadium Course at the Tournament Players Club at Sawgrass.
The Players Championship is played annually on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass, a golf course built specifically to host this tournament.
TPC Sawgrass, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., featured the famous island green par-3 at No. 17 and is considered one of the tougher golf courses in America. It has been the site of The Players Championship since 1982.
South Korean Kim Si-woo produced a faultless round to become the youngest champion at the Players Championship.
Kim, 21, shot a three-under-par 69 on the final day at Sawgrass to finish on 10 under and replace Adam Scott as the youngest winner.
England's Ian Poulter was tied for the lead at one stage but finished three shots behind in a tie for second with Louis Oosthuizen after a 71.
Rafa Cabrera Bello and Kyle Stanley finished tied for fourth on six under.
After his victory in the Wyndham Championship last year, Kim is the fourth player in the last 25 years to win twice on the PGA Tour before the age of 22, following in the footsteps of Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia and Jordan Spieth.
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