Friday, 19 March 2010
First played:                1934
Most wins: Jack Nicklaus, 6, 1963,
. 65, 66, 72, 75 and 86
Consecutive wins: Jack Nicklaus, 1965-66,
. Nick Faldo, 1989-90
Youngest winner: Tiger Woods, 21, 1997
Oldest winner: Jack Nicklaus, 46, 1986
Lowest 9 hole score: 29 (-7). Mark Calcavecchia,
. 1992, David Toms, 1998
Lowest 18 hole score: 63 (-9), Nick Price, 1986,
Greg Norman, 1996
Lowest first 18 hole score: 63 (-9), Greg Norman, 1996
Lowest 36 hole score: 131 (-13), Ray Floyd, 1976
Lowest 54 hole score: 201 (-15), Ray Floyd, 1976,
. Tiger Woods, 1997
Lowest 72 hole score: 270 (-18), Tiger Woods, 1997
Lowest 72 hole score
by a European: 275 (-13), Seve Ballesteros, 1980
Average winning score
since 1934: 280 (-8)
Wire-to-wire-winners (no ties): Craig Wood, 1941,
. Arnold Palmer, 1960,
. Jack Nicklaus, 1972,
. Ray Floyd, 1976
Largest 18 hole lead: 5 shots, Craig Wood, 1941
Largest 36 hole lead: 5 shots, Herman Keiser, 1946,
. Jack Nicklaus, 1975,
. Ray Floyd, 1976
Largest 54 hole lead: 9 shots, Tiger Woods, 1997
Largest winning margin: 12 shots, Tiger Woods, 1997
Biggest final round
comeback by a winner: 8 shots, Jackie Burke, 1956
Low final round by a winner: 64 (-8), Gary Player, 1978
Largest final round lead lost:6 shots, Greg Norman, 1996
Play-offs:
Gene Sarazen beat Craig Wood, 1935
Byron Nelson beat Ben Hogan, 1942
Sam Snead beat Ben Hogan, 1954
Arnold Palmer beat Gary Player and Dow Finsterwald, 1962
Jack Nicklaus beat Tommy Jacobs and Gay Brewer, 1966
Billy Casper beat Gene Littler, 1970
Fuzzy Zoeller beat Ed Sneed and Tom Watson, 1979
Craig Stadler beat Dan Pohl, 1982
Larry Mize beat Seve Ballesteros and Greg Norman, 1987
Nick Faldo beat Scott Hoch, 1989
Nick Faldo beat Ray Floyd, 1990
Holes-in-one: 14 since 1934
. (16th hole has had the most-7)
Low cut: 145 (+1), 1979, 92, 95, 2001
High cut: 154 (+10), 1982
Average cut: 148 (+4)
Most appearances: 49, Doug Ford
Most consecutive appearances:47, Arnold Palmer, 1955-2001
Most appearances
by a European: 25, Seve Ballesteros
Most cuts made: 37, Jack Nicklaus
Most consecutive cuts made: 23, Gary Player, 1959-82
Most consecutive cuts
made (current): 18, Bernhard Langer from 1984
All-time career money winner:Tiger Woods, $1,819,760
Most money won by a European:José M Olazábal, $1,603,620
. (second in the all-time list)
Most runner-up finishes: 4, Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus,
. Tom Weiskopf
Most top ten finishes: 22, Jack Nicklaus
Most consecutive birdies: 7, Steve Pate, 1999
Most birdies in one round: 10, Nick Price, 1986
Most tournament birdies: 25, Phil Mickelson, 2001
Birdies on the final hole to win:Art Wall, 1959,
. Arnold Palmer, 1960,
. Gary Player, 1978,
. Sandy Lyle, 1988,
. Mark O'Meara, 1998
Players winning on debut: Horton Smith, 1934,
. Gene Sarazen, 1935,
. Fuzzy Zoeller, 1979
Best finish by an amateur: 2nd, Ken Venturi, 1956,
. T2, Frank Stranahan, 1947,
. Charles Coe, 1961
British Amateur Champion to: Sergio Garcia, 1999, T38
Finish as the low amateur
Low round by an amateur: 66 (-6), Ken Venturi, 1956
Low 72 hole score by an amateur: 281 (-7)Charles Coe, 1961

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