The 16th hole: Stats from Round 2
January 31, 2014
By Brian Wacker, PGATOUR.COM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale is one of the most famous -- and loudest -- on the PGA TOUR with some 20,000 fans surrounding it in a stadium-like atmosphere. Here’s a look at how players fared on the 162-yard par-3 in the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
Closest to the pin
1. Patrick Reed
1 foot, 4 inches
Birdie 2. Nicolas Colsaerts 1 foot, 7 inches Birdie 3. Ryan Palmer 2 feet, 8 inches
Birdie 4. Tommy Gainey 6 feet, 2 inches Birdie 5. Cameron Tringale
8 feet, 6 inches
WHAT THEY’RE SAYING
“It just kind of all blurs together, one big noise. I didn't really hear one that stood out to me.” Bubba Watson on what he heard – or didn’t hear – on 16. He made par on the hole.
Watson didn’t disappoint fans, either, tossing signed Ping visors into the crowd.
Meanwhile, Ricky Barnes gave away skateboards from Oakley.