Forbes Publishes Guide to the Best-Fishing Holes on the PGA Tour
Most of us at one time or another have had the desire to sneak a rod on to the golf...
Most of us at one time or another have had the desire to sneak a rod on to the golf course and cast a line into one of those fishy-looking water hazards. Now, thanks to Forbes, you have a guide to the fishiest holes in golf.
From this story on Forbes.com:
This week’s Players’ Championship at Pete Dye’s inimitable Sawgrass is unofficially known on the PGA Tour as “the fifth major.” But for some tour players the event has become known for something else: as a place where they can score a trophy bass. A few years ago, as he approached the Par 5, 16th hole at Sawgrass during the tournament’s first practice day, Briny Baird gazed at the three-acre pond that runs down its right-hand side. The sight proved irresistible. As other tour players worked out the kinks in their swings, Baird decided to take a few casts into the pond with a rod he stowed away in his bag for that purpose. “I moved off the green because I saw a golfer coming,” says the 11-year tour veteran. But Baird couldn’t resist a cast. And he happened to hook a big fish. The golfer behind him, Tim Petrovic, arrived at the green just in time to help Baird haul in a seven-pound largemouth bass