Today marks the beginning of THE PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, FL. Considered by many as the “Fifth Major” the tournament boasts one of the strongest fields in golf, with the best players in the world vying to hoist the Waterford Crystal trophy and claim one of the largest payouts of the PGA Tour season. If for nothing else, THE PLAYERS Championship is known by golfers and non-golfers alike for the famed and feared Island Green 17th Hole. The short, but treacherous par-3 produces some of the greatest golfing drama of the year (for better or worse). Let’s take a look at some of the numbers.