The 2017 Waste Management Phoenix Open got underway this morning – a tournament most notable for the stadium par-3 16th hole.
Each year tournament organisers erect a series of huge grandstands around the par-3 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale in Arizona. And when golf fans arrives create an electrifying, and sometimes raucous atmosphere. The PGA Tour published a great time-lapse video of the grandstands being constructed prior to the tournament.
Dubbed the loudest hole in golf, the stands provide seats for up to 20,000 people and it’s produced some memorable moments. Keep an eye out for Jarrod Lyle’s hole-in-one: