Watch: Jhonattan Vegas sinks longest putt ever at TPC Sawgrass 17th hole
The 17th hole at The Players Championship is known for being one of the most exciting in golf, but it is typically the tee shot that draws the biggest reactions from the fans at TPC Sawgrass. Jhonattan Vegas changed that for a brief moment on Sunday.
During the final round of The Players, Vegas sank the longest putt in the history of the island green 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass. It traveled just under 70 feet, beating Bernhard Langer’s previous record of just under 60 feet.
Jhonattan Vegas makes the LONGEST putt in history on the island green at TPC Sawgrass. pic.twitter.com/qhByZJV1mk
— Golf Digest (@GolfDigest) March 17, 2019
The long putt got Vegas to 14-under and near the top of the leaderboard.
We’ve seen plenty of show-stopping moments on the 17th green at TPC Sawgrass, and that is right there among the best.