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The Players Championship: The Par 3s

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The hole: No. 8, 219 yards The lay of the land: The longest par 3 on the course requires a long iron or fairway wood to a deep, narrow and sloping green is protected by numerous bunkers and grass bunkers. Players' short games will likely be tested by an uneven lie if they miss this green.

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The hole: No. 8, 219 yards
The lay of the land: The longest par 3 on the course requires a long iron or fairway wood to a deep, narrow and sloping green is protected by numerous bunkers and grass bunkers. Players' short games will likely be tested by an uneven lie if they miss this green.
The hole: No. 17, 137 yards
The lay of the land: This hole speaks for itself. It's do or die to this 137-yard hole. It's one of the few short-iron shots that can scare a PGA Tour player, especially when the wind is blowing and the greens are hard and fast.
The hole: No. 13, 181 yards
The lay of the land: This green has three separate tiers - on the front right, the right rear and the entire left side. The left side of the green slopes dramatically toward the water, which makes a hole-in-one a possibility if players catch the ridge that separates the green.
The hole: No. 17, 137 yards
The lay of the land: This hole speaks for itself. It's do or die to this 137-yard hole. It's one of the few short-iron shots that can scare a PGA Tour player, especially when the wind is blowing and the greens are hard and fast.
The hole: No. 3, 177 yards
The lay of the land: Probably the easiest of TPC Sawgrass' four par-3s, the third hole requires a mid- or short-iron approach to a green protected by a bunker on the left side and mounds on the right.
The hole: No. 3, 177 yards
The lay of the land: Probably the easiest of TPC Sawgrass' four par-3s, the third hole requires a mid- or short-iron approach to a green protected by a bunker on the left side and mounds on the right.
The hole: No. 17, 137 yards
The lay of the land: This hole speaks for itself. It's do or die to this 137-yard hole. It's one of the few short-iron shots that can scare a PGA Tour player, especially when the wind is blowing and the greens are hard and fast.
The hole: No. 17, 137 yards
The lay of the land: This hole speaks for itself. It's do or die to this 137-yard hole. It's one of the few short-iron shots that can scare a PGA Tour player, especially when the wind is blowing and the greens are hard and fast.