Three days after he snapped his putter in two on the 18th hole, Hoffman had another unforgettable moment on one of the TPC at Sawgrass' more notable holes: the famed 17th.
Needing to finish birdie-birdie to get into the clubhouse at 12-under and wait for the rest of the field, Hoffman decided to go after the Sunday pin that was tucked in the back right corner on 17. With no room for error, Hoffman watched as his tee-shot found the water.
His tournament chances were over. But at 10-under, he still had a chance to get on the green, make bogey and keep the damage to a minimum ... until he knocked his second ball in the water, carding a quadruple-bogey on the hole to finish in a tie for 26th place.
To say the two water balls were costly would be an understatement. It not only kept him from posting a top-5Read More »from Charley Hoffman loses a truckload of cash on the 17th hole