No. 18

July 01, 2002

Key Hole

No. 18

Tom Watson and Don Pooley played the difficult finishing hole -- a 455-yard par 4 -- four times yesterday, including three times during their five-hole playoff. Watson two-putted for par in regulation, while Pooley got up and down from a green-side bunker. The first time they played it in the playoff, Watson hit a 10-foot par putt and Pooley missed a 5-footer for birdie. Both made short birdie putts the second time. On the final trip, Pooley hit an 8-foot birdie putt to win.

Statistics

Hole average: 4.24

Eagles: 0

Birdies: 5

Pars: 39

Bogeys: 18

Double bogeys: 1

Others: 0

By the Numbers

4.69

Average strokes needed to play the 515-yard, par-5 third hole, making it the easiest hole of the tournament.

4.61

Average strokes needed to play the 464-yard, par-4 17th hole, making it the most difficult hole of the tournament.

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