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PGA Tour: Tiger Woods at TPC Sawgrass for the Players Championship

The 2007 Players Championship is on, but many are asking if Tiger Woods would have what it takes to win.

TPC Sawgrass, Hole 17We visited Bodog Sports to see who has the best betting odds according to the bookmakers. Tiger Woods is still the favorite to win the Players Championship with odds 5/2. Woods won his one and  only Players Championship title six years ago. Although he did not win the Masters, he won at Wachovia and he is confident that he will win the Championship. Following Tiger Woods is Phil Mickelson with odds to win at 12/1.

Some players have complained in recent weeks that the PGA Tour caters to its two biggest stars, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. Complaints sprung from the fact that Woods will be host of his first PGA Tour event this summer in Washington, and the field was reduced to 120 players, and Mickelson was excused from playing the pro-am in Dallas two weeks ago when his plane was grounded in Arkansas. PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem assured every golfer yesterday that there is no special treatment for Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, nor for any other players.

Carl Pettersson, Sean O'Hair and J.J. Henry are considered the underdogs of the Players Championship with odds to win at 100/1.

TPC Sawgrass is one of the most famous golf courses in the world, and is also home to the most famous golf hole in the world - it's 17th hole. According to statistics, on average players will hit three golf ball into the water before getting to putting. According to the PGA Master Professional and TPC National Director of Golf Billy Dettlaff, over 120,000 golf balls are pulled out of the water each ear around hole 17.


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