Woman gives players a flash on the 16th at the Waste Management Phoenix Open

The Waste Management Phoenix Open is quite a spectacle. The par-3 16th hole is one of a kind on the PGA TOUR. It’s loud, it’s rowdy, fans literally get in line at 3 a.m. and then RUN to get a spot.

On Friday, the video below was taken and is pretty distracting for players. I mean, it’s more distracting than even the normal yelling that occurs all day long.


How are you supposed to play golf with this going on? Sure, there will be plenty of, “THOSE ARE FAKE” comments, etc etc…but it’s probably pretty difficult to concentrate on your putt no matter how real or unreal those things are.

Author: Michael Shamburger

Michael is the founder and Editor in Chief of The Stiff Shaft. He is also the Senior Editor of Golfweek Custom Media and covers the World Long Drive for Golf Channel. He has 9+ years of covering golf, is an LSU fan, and prefers to hit driver-wedge as often as possible.