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3. Best Finish Twice

This is the first year that the playoff—and there will be one—will be an aggregate one on 16, 17, and 18, so chances are we'll get to see the most exciting finish in professional golf...

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4. Best Trey in Play

The last three holes—par five, par three, and par four—provide the most exciting finish in any major tournament with the most risk-reward possible. The mix of holes with water lurking everywhere is genius. All it's...

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5. Best Field Period

Sorry Masters, U.S. Open, British Open and PGA Championship, but The Players has got the best field in golf because it’s not limited like the Masters, sprinkled with lucky qualifiers like the middle two, or...

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6. Tickled Pink

Echoing the final round of the U.S. Open, which always takes place on Father's Day, the final round of The Players takes place on Mother’s Day when many in the crowd sartorially “pink out.” And...

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7. Great Test of Golf

Pete Dye’s brilliant design offers the purest test in golf as the course favors no one since there’s an equal number of dogleg lefts and rights and it’s not overly long. The list of champions...

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8. Great Roster of Champions

Many of the greats have won it, including Jack Nicklaus, Lee Trevino, and Greg Norman, but there has never been a repeat winner and only five players in the history of the tournament have won...

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9. You Can Play There, Too!

Unlike Augusta and many of the other major championship sites, the Players Stadium course is open to the public so you can compare your game to the pros'. There's even a

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10. Many Memorable Moments

From Jerry Pate throwing then-commissioner Deane Beman and course designer Pete Dye into the lake in 1982 to Hal Sutton's "Be the right shot, today!"...

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Anchors Away

The anchor ban doesn’t take effect until 2016, but if you’re looking to make a change now, couterbalancing offers some hope

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Back On Course

Despite being severely injured in the Boston Marathon bombing, John Odom has found golf to be even more therapeutic than before

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