Padraig Harrington was at a loss when asked to describe the Phoenix Open's par-3 16th hole in one word.
''I'd like to see somebody describe it in one word,'' Harrington said about the stadium hole at TPC Scottsdale.
The Irishman got into the spirit last year in his first appearance in the event, punting footballs into the crowd.
''I grew up as a goalkeeper, so I can kick a ball,'' Harrington said.
''I have been out here a long time and it's nice to see something different. ... Golf shouldn't be the same every week. ... Golf should be more fun. This week, they certainly do fun in a big way.''
The fun has been diminished a bit with the PGA Tour's decision to ban caddie races to the green because of safety concerns.
The charged environment makes the 162-yard hole more demanding.
''The last thing you want to do is three-putt on 16 and have everybody shouting and cheering at you,'' Harrington said. ''That's the beauty of the hole. It certainly brings in different emotions. There i...