Every May, thousands of fans from all over the world flock to the Stadium Course of TPC Sawgrass to witness history as the world’s best golfers tee up to see who can win THE PLAYERS Championship.
This prestigious tournament has created many memorable moments in the game of golf, from seagulls stealing golf balls on the 17th green to Jerry Pate throwing the PGA Tour Commissioner in the lake by the 18th hole. Most recently, one of the youngest golfers on the PGA Tour, pleasantly surprised everyone with a win at the 2017 PLAYERS Championship!
THE PLAYERS Championship Winner of 2017
In 2017, Kim Si-woo became the youngest winner of THE PLAYERS Championship at the age of 21. He was also the youngest player to graduate from the PGA Tour’s qualifying school at the age of 17. However, he could not become an official PGA Tour member until 18 at which he began his professional career in the middle of the 2013 season.
Kim’s first win on the PGA Tour came at the 2016 Wyndham Championship and his second was THE PLAYERS Championship 2017. He became the second Korean to win the title after K. J. Choi in 2011. Before THE PLAYERS Championship, Kim was 73rd in the world and was the second-lowest ranked player to win the tournament. After the tournament, he moved to 28th in the world ranking.
Witness More Surprising Finishes at THE PLAYERS Championship 2018
The Players Club Package Highlight: TCP Sawgrass only recently opened its private clubhouse to the public and has become a reimagined first-class experience that accommodates select individuals who share the same passion for golf. By choosing THE PLAYERS Club, you’ll have access to the practice and tournament rounds of your choosing on individual days or for the full week.
Don’t miss your chance to be at the PGA Tour’s most anticipated event! THE PLAYERS Experiences is the Official Experience Provider for THE PLAYERS Championship, offering a variety of premium packages. Indulge in gourmet food and beverages from your chosen hospitality venue and enjoy exquisite views as you watch the world’s best golfers play once of the hardest course sin the world for the highest prize fund of any golf tournament. Plan your trip today!