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Golf Course Review: TPC Sawgrass

Written by: Tony Korologos | Thursday, May 7th, 2009
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17th hole TPC Sawgrass

TPC Sawgrass island green – click for more images

I’ve been saving this one, my review of TPC Sawgrass, until the right time.  Obviously the week of THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP is a great time to post it.  This piece could shape up to be the longest one I’ve ever written and for good reason.  There’s a lot to tell.

I was at the PGA Show Friday doing my thing, interviewing people and checking out all the gear.  I was talking to Fuzzy Zoeller when my phone rang.  Obviously when you are talking to Fuzzy Zoeller, whoever is calling can go to voicemail.  When I checked the message it was my buddy Eddie from Black Mesa in New Mexico.  His message, “Hey Tony we’re here at the show.  Come over and visit us at the food court.  We’re playing TPC Sawgrass tomorrow and we have an open spot.  Did you bring your clubs?”

I had goose bumps.  One second I was planning on a busy Saturday at the show, complete with interviews of Ian Poulter and Erica Blasberg.  The next second I knew I was going to be blowing off Ian and Erica and playing one of those “must play” courses of a lifetime.

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PLAYERS Championship TV Coverage

Written by: Tony Korologos | Wednesday, May 6th, 2009
Categories: Golf MediaPGA TourTiger Woods
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The Players Championship
PGA TOUR
Thursday 5/7 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM ET GOLF
Thursday 5/7 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM ET GOLF
Friday 5/8 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM ET GOLF
Friday 5/8 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM ET GOLF
Saturday 5/9 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM ET NBC
Sunday 5/10 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM ET NBC

Michelob Ultra Open at Kingsmill
LPGA Tour
Friday 5/8 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET ESPN2
Saturday 5/9 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET ESPN2
Sunday 5/10 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET ESPN2

BMW Italian Open
European Tour
Thursday 5/7 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM ET GOLF
Friday 5/8 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM ET GOLF
Saturday 5/9 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM ET GOLF
Sunday 5/10 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM ET GOLF