Some Random Players Championship Stats

Finishing stretch:

Best score, last four holes, one round (TPC Sawgrass):

  • 12, Gary Koch (4 birdies, Final round), 1983
  • 12, Fred Wadsworth (4 birdies, 1st round), 1987
  • 12, Rocco Mediate (4 birdies, final round), 1996
  • 12, Tommy Tolles (par, eagle, 2 birdies, 2nd round), 1997
  • 12, Padraig Harrington (birdie, eagle, par, birdie, Final round), 2004
  • 12, Vaughn Taylor (birdie, birdie, birdie, par, Final round), 2006
  • 12, Sergio Garcia (birdie, eagle, birdie, par, Final round), 2011

    Highs / Lows / Records on the 17th Hole

  • Highest Score – 12 – Bob Tway 2005, 3rd round
  • Lowest Score – 1 (6 times) –
    • 1986: Brad Fabel, 17th hole, TPC Sawgrass, 1st round
    • 1991: Brian Claar, 17th hole, TPC Sawgrass, 3rd round
    • 1997: Fred Couples, 17th hole, TPC Sawgrass, Final round
    • 1999: Joey Sindelar, 17th hole, TPC Sawgrass, 1st round
    • 2000: Paul Azinger, 17th hole, TPC Sawgrass, 3rd round
    • 2002: Miguel A. Jimenez, 17th hole, TPC Sawgrass, 1st round
  • Longest Putt Made at the 17th hole – 59 feet, 9 inch – Bernhard Langer, 2008, 2nd round

    Lowest cumulative score at 17:

  • Player Cumulative Score on 17 Rounds
    • Scott Hoch -12 62
    • Tom Lehman -11 62

    Balls in the water on 17 since 2003:

    Year Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rnd 4 Cumulative
    201315 9 713 44
    2012 18 11 4 639
    2011 12 14 8 6 (in regulation) 40
    20107 8 5 929
    2009 16 6 4 6 32
    2008 20 18 10 16 (in regulation) 64
    2007 5021 10 12 93
    2006 19 17 12 957
    2005 7 8 25 28 68
    2004 9 10 4 730
    2003 6 10 3 10 29
    Total 179 132 92 122 525

    Best scoring average on the 17th hole (minimum of 8 rounds):

    Player # of Rounds Played Average of Score
    Wagner, Johnson 16 2.50
    Kirk, Chris 10 2.60
    Paulson, Carl 8 2.63

    Best scoring average on the 17th hole of players in the field (minimum of 8 rounds):

    Player Average of Score # of Rounds Played
    Wagner, Johnson 2.5016
    Kirk, Chris 2.60 10
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