The 16th at TPC Scottsdale: 16 reasons to love the craziest hole in golf

This weekend’s Phoenix Open is at Scottsdale, home of the most un-golf like golf hole you will ever see.

1. When they call it “the most exciting hole in golf,” they’re not lying.

2. It’s pretty spectacular too (if you’re into mountains and that kind of thing).

3. It even has a “Quiet Please” sign — but nobody takes that seriously.

4. So get the vuvuzela down from the attic…

5. And make some noise

6. Particularly if there’s a hole-in-one like this beauty by Tiger back in 1997

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7. If you a like a golfer, help him to read his putt…

8. And if you don’t like him, boo him.

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9. Fancy dress is welcome

10. The caddies get into the spirit by racing each other to the green…

11. And some of them take it really seriously — diving for the line seriously.

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12. Even the scoreboard guys like to have a bit of fun.

13. And did we mention that there’s beer?

14. You might meet a guy who looks like Kenny Powers…

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15. And if you chant long enough, he’ll chug his beer…

… “Teen Wolf” it …

… and celebrate.

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16. But be warned — too much beer can impair your judgement.

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