You Can Buy This Illinois House That Includes A Recreation Of One Of The Most Famous Holes In Golf
Who needs to pay greens fees when you have your very own island green on your property.
The Tournament Players Club at Sawgrass, or TPC Sawgrass, is one of the most famous golf courses in the world with one of the most famous holes in all of golf, if not THE most famous hole.
The 17th hole at Sawgrass is a short 137 yard par 3 where the player has to land their shot on an island green. Any wayward shots will most likely find water or at least leave you with a lie that makes a traditional stance next to impossible.
A 137 yard approach shot should be a simple shot for every tour pro, but the pressure seems to get to more than a few with dozens of balls finding the water every tournament.
And sometimes, even when you do hit the green, nature takes over and puts it in the water for you.
It's one of the most unique holes on the tour. This video does a great job of showing you some of the oddities that can occur on the penultimate hole.
The course is public so anyone can play the 17th. You just need to be able to secure a tee time and have $600.
OR, instead of paying $600 to play the hole once, you could spend about $500,000 and buy this house that has a replica of the 17th hole right here in Illinois.
The 3,913 sqft abode in Ingleside, IL is a VERY nice house on its own but the island green sets it apart from any other property in the state.
You can see the most spectacular views from almost every room in the house of a replica of the famous 17th hole, the "Island Green", at the TPC Sawgrass golf course in Florida, in your own back yard! BUT WAIT! THERE'S MORE. There are 5 TEE BOXES strategically placed for practice wedges. There is even a meticulously maintained moat surrounding the gorgeous green. The homeowner has invested over $100,000 into the landscaping alone.
Here are some of those views described.
Now, before you buy, you should keep in mind what it takes to keep a putting green looking like a putting green. People literally go to college to figure out how to keep putting greens looking like they should. Do you hire out for this, or do you have you own "putting mower?"
These are all things you'll have to ask the current owner if you do plan on purchasing this one-of-a-kind Illinois property.
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