The tournament was first played in 1974.
The 2022 Players Championship offers the highest prize money in global tournament golf at the same with a total prizemoney pool of US $20 million. Also, the winner earns more world ranking points than for any other tournament win except for the 4 Majors and a five year exemption on the PGA Tour.
While being played over 4 different courses in the first eight years The Players Championship has, since 1982, been played at the TPC Sawgrass golf course which includes the iconic par 3 17th Island Green.
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