DP World Tour caddie jokes about 705-YARD PAR-5 at Porsche European Open

DP World Tour caddie Craig Connelly is at the Porsche European Open this week and he tweeted an image of the monstrous par-5 16th hole at Green Eagle Golf Courses. 

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Wed, 1 Jun 2022
DP World Tour caddie jokes about 705-YARD PAR-5 at Porsche European Open

There is a big debate in the world of golf on containing course length and driving distances which affects players on the PGA Tour and the DP World Tour.

At the Porsche European Open at Green Eagle Golf Courses, in Hamburg, Germany this week, there is one hole that would support those who protest against increasing course length.

As shown by DP World Tour and PGA Tour caddie Craig Connelly on Twitter, the par-5 16th hole is a staggering 705 yards long. Yes, you read that correctly.

Connelly, well known for caddying for Martin Kaymer when he won the US PGA Championship, the US Open and the Players Championship, joked with his followers: "Lay up or go for it??"

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Ted Scott, the caddie of World No.1 Scottie Scheffler, replied to Connelly's tweet too: "I’d go for it on the 3rd if I were you." 

The course this week in Germany is a 7475-yard par-72. The Porsche European Open made its debut at this venue in 2017 when Jordan Smith was victorious. 

Popular Englishman Marcus Armitage provided one of the best moments of the season in 2021 when he secured an emotional first win on the DP World Tour at this event.

Take a look below at the best replies to Connelly's tweet: 

 

 

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