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Rickie Fowler's Dominance Of The Island Green, Illustrated

Rickie Fowler responded to his fellow golfers’ declaring him “most overrated” by beating out Sergio Garcia and Kevin Kisner in a Players Championship playoff on a Sunday that found him carding three separate birdies on the TPC Sawgrass 17th “Island Green”—a hole that averaged over par for the tournament.

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To illustrate Fowler’s dominance of one of the PGA tour’s most famous holes, we’ve composited his three tee shots on the 17th from Sunday’s action—first in the regular round, then in the three-way playoff, and finally in sudden death. His consistency is pretty breathtaking:

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