Irma Impact: TPC Sawgrass Loses 200 Trees

With millions impacted in various ways by hurricane Irma, the status of golf courses is pretty far down the list of priorities.

Nonetheless, with the huge hit to Jacksonville, the TPC Sawgrass is on many minds. No photos have emerged--just a fake from a few years ago as noted by Joel Beall and Alex Myers at in two items Garry Smits has updates on Jacksonville golf.

In this item Smits notes that First Coast courses took the greatest hits, with an image of a huge lost tree at Timuquana and this on TPC Sawgrass:

Among the courses sustaining the most damage were the two at the TPC Sawgrass, the Players Stadium Course and Dye’s Valley. Although the PGA Tour said on Thursday that it was still assessing the situation, it did report that 18 inches of rain fell on the property between late last week and Monday, with 200 trees lost on the Stadium Course and 100 at the Valley

The TPC did post this statement on Twitter: