Which TEE Shot Would You HIT On Sunday At Tpc's 17th Hole?

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Which TEE Shot Would You HIT On Sunday At Tpc

In this quiz, we’re going to judge your skill and knowledge in the wonderful and difficult sport of gold to see how well you would fair at the Tournament Players Club at Sawgrass’ world-renowned 17th hole, the hole synonymous with the course and which is lovingly referred to as “Island Green”. Think you have what it takes to make the perfect tee shot? Take the quiz now to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    (Photo: Bloomberg) You're playing blackjack and have a $100 bet out.  You are dealt a 10 and a 6 for 16. The dealer is showing a king. What do you do?
    • A. 

      I take a hit and hope for a small card.

    • B. 

      I ask the dealer what he or she thinks I should do.

    • C. 

      I feel lucky. I double my bet and get dealt another card.

    • D. 

      I don't gamble. I don't like risking my own money.

    • E. 

      I'd use the "surrender" option and take back half my bet.

  • 2. 
    A friend invites you to a new, well-reviewed restaurant. What do you order?
    • A. 

      I'll keep it simple - cheeseburger and fries. (Photo: Boston Globe)

    • B. 

      I'll order the most adventurous thing on the menu. Pigeon St. Clair? Bring it on!  (Photo: Martha Camarillo for TIME)

    • C. 

      I'd order a steak. It's a good restaurant. It makes sense they can make a decent steak. (Photo: Boston Globe via Getty Images)

    • D. 

      Not hungry. I ate before I came to the restaurant because I didn't know if they'd have something I like. I'd stick with booze. (Photo: Bloomberg)

  • 3. 
    (Photo: Getty Images) A friend tips you off to a stock that she believes is sure to double in value in the next year. What do you do?
    • A. 

      I'd invest a significant amount of my savings.

    • B. 

      I'd invest a pretty big chunk of my savings.

    • C. 

      I'd research the price-to-earnings ratio of the stock before I decide how much to invest.

    • D. 

      I wouldn't invest at all. The market is too risky.

  • 4. 
    (Photo: Leonard Kamsler) How deep is the water surrounding the 17th green? That's Jerry Pate diving in after winning The Players in 1982.
    • A. 

      It's pretty deep. I'd say 10 feet or more.

    • B. 

      It's a medium depth. Between 5 and 10 feet.

    • C. 

      It's shallow. Four feet or less.

  • 5. 
    Who said the following about the 17th hole? "It's like having a three o'clock appointment for a root canal. You're thinking about it all morning, because you know sooner or later you've got to get to it."
    • A. 

      Miguel Angel Jimenez (Photo: AP)

    • B. 

      Sergio Garcia

    • C. 

      Tiger Woods (Photo: AP)

    • D. 

      Mark Calcavecchia (Photo: Reuters)

    • E. 

      Lee Trevino (Juan DeLeon/Icon SMI)

  • 6. 
    (Photo: Getty Images) What's your handicap? Click here to get one in seconds if you don't already have one. The link will open in a new window.
    • A. 

      I'm plus .1 or higher

    • B. 

      Scratch.

    • C. 

      Single digits.

    • D. 

      10-15

    • E. 

      16-20

    • F. 

      21-25

    • G. 

      26 or higher

  • 7. 
    Who is your favorite player of these three?
    • A. 

      Arnold Palmer (Photo: Neil Leifer/Sports Illustrated)

    • B. 

      Phil Mickelson (Photo: Robert Beck/SI)

    • C. 

      Tiger Woods (Photo: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports)

  • 8. 
    (Photo: Fred Vuich/Sports Illustrated) It's Sunday at The Players Championship. You're 12 shots behind the leader. You're not going to win, but make a birdie on No. 17 and you'll leapfrog several players and make some more cash. The pin is tucked on the right side, dangerously close to the water. What do you do?
    • A. 

      I need the money. I aim right for the stick and try to hit it close.

    • B. 

      I play it safe. I hit to the middle of the green.

    • C. 

      I ask my caddy to figure out how much I'll make if I par in. Then I aim for the middle of the green.