Assuming I could reach the green, even considering the wind. I'd probably be aiming driver at the "center" bunker, or a few yards right of it, between the bunker and the green. That leaves a lot of room both left and right of my intended line. Using my actual driving distance, and knowing its into a stiff wind, I'd still hit driver, but just a few yards further left, trying to split the fairway.
I think his playing in it would enhance the interest and attendance in the event. His is only one name in the "maybe he cheated" hat, many are on the tour today. I don't see demand for lifetime bans for any of them.
Moot point, he withdrew.