Phil Mickelson
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Phil Mickelson told caddie, Bones, precisely the type of shot he wanted to hit into the par-3 17th at TPC Sawgrass on Sunday and then went ahead and executed it.

While discussing how to approach his tee shot at the daunting par-3 17th at TPC Sawgrass in the final round of the Players Championship on Sunday, Phil Mickelson told his caddie Jim "Bones" Mackay that he wanted to play a "rip draw sand wedge" into the back-right hole location.

Sounds like a fun shot that very few of us can even comprehend.

So, in typical Phil fashion, that's exactly what he did.

This shot had it all. For a second, it looked like he might make an ace. A second later, it looked like the ball might meet a watery grave.

But, it hung up in the fringe.

And then, Mickelson knocked down the putt for a birdie -- his 17th career deuce on that hole at the Players.

That birdie putt Mickelson at 1 under for the day and 3 over for the week. 

Phil Mickelson hits 'rip draw sand wedge' to near perfection on 17 at TPC Sawgrass
May 14, 2017 - 12:14pm
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Billy Hurley III
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Billy Hurley III was probably thinking "lag it up and tap in for par" when he faced a 50-footer at the par-4 12th hole on Sunday. Instead, he knocked it in for an unlikely birdie.

Billy Hurley III isn't going to win the 2017 Players Championship, but the birdie he made on the par-4 12th hole in Sunday's final round will certainly give him something to smile about.

The revamped 12th hole at TPC Sawgrass is now a driveable par 4, but -- like many players this week -- Hurley laid up with an iron off the tee.

His second shot from the fairway, just 111 yards to the pin, was less than ideal, leaving him 50 feet to negotiate for a birdie.

Rather than lag up and hope for a two-putt par, Hurley went ahead and did this:

When you hit a putt like that one, you've got to feel like you stole one, no? 

Billy Hurley III cans 50-footer for birdie