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Friday, 17 May 2013
BMW PGA Championship Facts and Figures 1955-2012
Most wins 1978, 80, 81, 89 Sir Nick Faldo 4
1957, 62, 65 Peter Alliss 3
1987, 93, 95 Bernhard Langer 3
1998, 99, 2000 Colin Montgomerie 3
Multiple winners 1978, 80, 81, 89 Sir Nick Faldo 4
1957, 62, 65 Peter Alliss 3
1987, 93, 95 Bernhard Langer 3
1998, 99, 2000 Colin Montgomerie 3
1972, 82 Tony Jacklin 2
1983, 91 Seve Ballesteros 2
1988, 97 Ian Woosnam 2
2002, 07 Anders Hansen 2
2011, 12 Luke Donald 2
Low 18 holes 62 (-9) Robert Karlsson 2010
63 (-11) Nick Job 1973
63 (-9) Wayne Riley 1991
63 (-9) Angel Cabrera 2001
63 (-9) Jarrod Moseley 2002
63 (-9) Robert Dinwiddie 2008
63 (-6) Peter Alliss 1961
63 (-6) Christy O'Connor 1961
Low 18 holes in relation to par 63 (-11) Nick Job 1973
Low 1st 18 holes 63 (-9) Wayne Riley 1991
63 (-9) Angel Cabrera 2001
63 (-6) Peter Alliss 1961
Low 1st 18 holes in relation to par 63 (-9) Wayne Riley 1991
63 (-9) Angel Cabrera 2001
Low 1st 36 holes 131 (-13) Paul McGinley 2008
Low 1st 36 holes in relation to par 131 (-13) Paul McGinley 2008
Low 1st 54 holes 199 (-17) Anders Hansen 2002
199 (-8) Peter Alliss 1961
Low 1st 54 holes in relation to par 199 (-17) Anders Hansen 2002
Low 72 holes 266 (-10) Brian Bamford 1961
269 (-19) Anders Hansen 2002
269 (-19) Scott Drummond 2004
Low 2nd round 63 (-11) Nick Job 1973
63 (-9) Robert Dinwiddie 2008
Low 3rd round 62 (-9) Robert Karlsson 2010
Low 4th round 63 (-9) Jarrod Moseley 2002
Low last 36 holes 131 (-13) Seve Ballesteros 1989
131 (-13) Colin Montgomerie 1999
131 (-13) Ignacio Garrido 2003
131 (-13) Ross Fisher 2009
Low last 36 holes in relation to par 131 (-13) Seve Ballesteros 1989
131 (-13) Colin Montgomerie 1999
131 (-13) Ignacio Garrido 2003
131 (-13) Ross Fisher 2009
Low last 54 holes 198 (-9) Brian Bamford 1961
Low last 54 holes in relation to par 200 (-16) Ignacio Garrido 2003
High winning score 306 (+18) Peter Butler 1963
High winning score in relation to par 306 (+18) Peter Butler 1963
293 (+5) Bernard Gallacher 1969
285 (+5) Arnold Palmer 1975
Low start by a winner 64 (-8) Howard Clark 1984
64 (-7) Luke Donald 2011
High start by a winner 76 (+3) Maurice Bembridge  1974
Low finish by a winner 64 (-9) Maurice Bembridge 1974
64 (-8) Colin Montgomerie 1999
64 (-8) Scott Drummond 2004
High finish by a winner 76 (+4) Peter Butler 1963
76 (+4) Bernard Gallacher 1969
Largest lead after 18 holes 3 shots John Jacobs 1963
3 shots Sir Nick Faldo 1979
3 shots Brian Waites 1980
3 shots Neil Coles 1981
3 shots Howard Clark 1984
3 shots Wayne Riley 1991
Largest lead after 36 holes 7 shots John Garner 1972
Largest lead after 54 holes 8 shots Guy Wolstenholme 1966
5 shots Andrew Oldcorn 2001
5 shots Anders Hansen 2002
Largest lead lost after 54 holes 4 shots Robert Karlsson 2008
3 shots Ernie Els 1994
Largest winning margin 8 shots Brian Huggett 1967 (closed)
7 shots Sir Nick Faldo 1978
Largest deficit made up by a winner after 36 holes 10 Peter Butler 1963

9 Tony Jacklin 1972
Largest final round comeback  7 shots Simon Khan 2010
by a winner 6 shots Maurice Bembridge 1974
Low 36 hole cut 140 (+2) (par 69) 1961
143 (-1) (Par 72) 1991
143 (-1) (Par 72) 1998
143 (-1) (Par 72) 2001
143 (-1) (Par 72) 2003
Low 36 hole cut in relation to par 143 (-1) (Par 72) 1991
143 (-1) (Par 72) 1998
143 (-1) (Par 72) 2001
143 (-1) (Par 72) 2003
High 36 hole cut 157 (+13) (Par 72) 1963
152 (+12) (Par 70) 1977
High 36 hole cut in relation to par 157 (+13) (Par 72) 1963
Players to win on their first appearance Ken Bousfield (first playing of the event) 1955
Charlie Ward 1956
Bernard Gallacher 1969
Arnold Palmer 1975
Scott Drummond 2004
Rookies to win Bernard Gallacher 1969
Scott Drummond 2004
Best jump from the cut line 2T Patrik Sjöland 1998
Holes-in-one 24
Albatrosses at 12th hole Pierre Fulke 1994
at 4th hole Miguel Angel Jiménez 2009
Best four round stroke average 66.50 Brian Bamford 1961
67.25 Anders Hansen 2002
67.25 Scott Drummond 2004
Best progression of scores by winner 75, 72, 69, 66 (282) Paul Way 1985
70, 69, 66, 65 (270) Ignacio Garrido 2003
Players with same score all four rounds 71, 71, 71, 71 (284) Eduardo Romero 1993
72, 72, 72, 72 (288) Bernard Gallacher 1990
Most players to make cut 81 2000
Fewest players to make cut 65 1987, 89, 98
Most sub-par rounds Sir Nick Faldo 70
Colin Montgomerie 61
Sandy Lyle 53
José Maria Olazábal 52
Ian Woosnam 50
Bernhard Langer 44
Most rounds in the 60s Colin Montgomerie 42
Sir Nick Faldo 40
Bernhard Langer 28
Winners with all four rounds in the 60s Brian Bamford 1961
Bernhard Langer 1987
Sir Nick Faldo 1989
Mike Harwood 1990
Costantino Rocca 1996
David Howell 2006
Paul Casey 2009
Luke Donald 2012
Last player to win with an over par round 72 (+1) (Rounds 2 and 3) Luke Donald 2011
Best score by a non-winner 269 (-7) Peter Alliss 1961
270 (-18) Trevor Immelman 2003
Most runner-up finishes 4 Ken Brown 1978, 80, 81, 83
Most cuts made Sir Nick Faldo 25
José Maria Olazábal 23
Colin Montgomerie 23
    Neil Coles 22
    Sam Torrance  22
Eamonn Darcy 21
Sandy Lyle 21
Mark James 20
Ian Woosnam 20
Christy O'Connor 18
Des Smyth 18
Gordon Brand Jnr 17
Bernard Hunt 17
Bernhard Langer 17
    Ernie Els 16
Most consecutive cuts made 20 José Maria Olazábal 1986, 88-95, 97-07
18 Colin Montgomerie 1990-07
17 Bernhard Hunt 1955-69, 73-74
Most consecutive cuts made (current) 10 Sir Nick Faldo 1993-96, 98, 00-04
Most consecutive cuts made (current) 8 Vijay Singh 1992-95, 97, 01, 04, 07
(among active players) 7 Miles Tunnicliff 2003-09
7 Paul Broadhurst 2005-11
Most appearances  Sam Torrance 32
Neil Coles 31
Eamonn Darcy 30
Sandy Lyle 29
Barry Lane 29
Mark James 28
Sir Nick Faldo 27
Des Smyth 26
Brian Barnes 26
Ian Woosnam 26
Gordon Brand Jnr 26
    Jose Maria Olazabal 25
    Colin Montgomerie 25
Peter Butler 24
Most consecutive appearances Eamonn Darcy 30
Sam Torrance 30
Most top ten finishes Sir Nick Faldo 18
Neil Coles 13
Colin Montgomerie 13
Peter Alliss 11
Christy O'Connor 11
Bernard Hunt 9
Tony Jacklin 9
Sandy Lyle 9
Bernhard Langer 9
Most money won
Luke Donald €2,396,487
Players with most 72 holes scores under par Ian Woosnam 18
Sir Nick Faldo 18
Colin Montgomerie 18
Sandy Lyle 15
Bernhard Langer 14
José Maria Olazábal 14
Wire-to-wire winners Guy Wolstenholme 1966
Peter Oosterhuis 1973
Seve Ballesteros 1983
Howard Clark (54 holes) 1984 (no ties)
Bernhard Langer 1987 (no ties)
Sir Nick Faldo 1989
Luke Donald 2011
Play-offs 1956 Charlie Ward beat Eric Brown 139-141 (36th hole play-off)
1965 Peter Alliss beat Peter Butler 1st extra hole
1976 Neil Coles beat Eamonn Darcy and Gary Player 3rd extra hole
1982 Tony Jacklin beat Bernhard Langer 1st extra hole
1985 Paul Way beat Sandy Lyle 3rd extra hole
1986 Rodger Davis beat Des Smyth 3rd extra hole
1991 Seve Ballesteros beat Colin Montgomerie 1st extra hole
2003 Ignacio Garrido beat Trevor Immelman 1st extra hole
2007 Anders Hansen beat Justin Rose 1st extra hole
2008 Miguel Angel Jiménez beat Oliver Wilson 2nd extra hole
2011 Luke Donald beat Lee Westwood 1st extra hole
  2013 Matteo Manassero beat Simon Khan and Marc Warren 4th extra hole 
 Youngest Winners 20 years and 37 days Matteo Manassero 2013

20 years and 97 days Bernard Gallacher 1969
20 years and 316 days Sir Nick Faldo 1978
22 years and 76 days Paul Way 1985
Oldest winners 46 years and 10 days Dai Rees 1959
45 years and 258 days Arnold Palmer 1975
44 years and 144 days Miguel Angel Jiménez 2008
Most number of years between victories 10 years Tony Jacklin 1972-1982
9 years Ian Woosnam 1988-1997
Most number of years between first and latest victories 11 years Sir Nick Faldo 1978-1989
Average winning score 276
Number of winners in their 20s 19
Number of winners in their 30s 33
Number of winners in their 40s 7
Average age of winners 34
Last to win in their 20s 20 Matteo Manassero 2013
Last to win in their 30s 34 Luke Donald 2012
Last to win in their 40s 44 Miguel Angel Jiménez 2008

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