Previewing the playoff holes
COLORADO SPRINGS, Co. -- The playoff between So Yeon Ryu and Hee Kyung Seo will take place on the 16th, 17th and 18th holes. If they remain tied after these three holes, they will play the 18th again.
Here are some notes about these final holes:
--16th: This par-3 163-yard hole averaged 3.02 shots during the fourth round (making it the 13th toughest hole on the course) and 3.2 shots over the duration of the championship.
--17th: The par-5 603-yard hole averaged 4.98 shots during the final round (it was the 15th toughest hole on the course), and 5.1 shots during the entire Open.
--18th: A 433-yard par 4, this beast of a final hole yielded an average of 4.5 shots during the Open (making it the toughest hole on the course), but played easier during the final round, averaging 4.2 shots.