What is the highest score recorded on the 17th at TPC Sawgrass during the Players Championship?

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TPC Sawgrass 17th Hole
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Clue

He ran out of fingers as well as a number of golf balls.

Answer

The highest score on the 17th at TPC Sawgrass, the Island Green, is 12, recorded by the 1986 US PGA Champion, Bob Tway.

More interesting reading and links of interest

The par 3 17th is 132-yards long and has an "Island Green," This hole can scare even the most skilled of professionals.

Whilst Bob Tway was no doubt disappointed with a 12, he did substantially better than Pittsburgh grocery shop owner Angelo Spagnola who recorded a 66 on the hole. Ouch!

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