The iconic 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass claimed 17 balls on Saturday at The Players Championship – three of them belonged to Russell Knox.
The Scot found the water three times on his way to registering a nine on the par-three…
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He was forced to return to the scene of the incident again during Sunday’s final round, and after a few nervy moments, found his target… at the first time of asking!
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The crowd were appreciative of Knox’s efforts, and the 30-year-old admitted it was a big moment for him.
Knox on returning to 17: "I've never been so nervous over a shot in my whole life. It was a career-defining moment for me."
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