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Friday, 19 March 2010
Find out which player has had the most wins, the largest winning margin or made the most cuts, as we highlight all the Facts & Figures from the year's first Major Championship , The Masters Tournament.


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
Tiger Woods 2001-02


Youngest winner:
Tiger Woods, 21 and 104 days, 1997


Oldest winner:
Jack Nicklaus, 46 and 82 days 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 1st 18 hole score:
63 (-9) - Greg Norman, 1996


Lowest 1st 36 hole score:
131 (-13) - Raymond Floyd, 1976


Lowest middle 36 hole score:
131 (-13) - Tiger Woods, 1997


Lowest final 36 hole score:
131 (-13) - Johnny Miller, 1975


Lowest 1st 54 hole score:
201 (-15) - Raymond Floyd, 1976, Tiger Woods, 1997


Lowest final 54 hole score:
200 (-16) - Tiger Woods, 1997


Lowest 72 hole score:
270 (-18) - Tiger Woods, 1997


Lowest 72 hole score by a European Tour Member:
275 (-13) - Seve Ballesteros, 1980


Lowest score by a non-winner:
274 (-14) - David Duval, 2001


Average winning score since 1934:
280 (-8)


Wire-to-wire-winners (no ties):
Craig Wood, 1941, Arnold Palmer, 1960, Jack Nicklaus, 1972, Raymond Floyd, 1976


Largest 18 hole lead:
5 shots, Craig Wood, 1941


Largest 36 hole lead:
5 shots, Herman Keiser, 1946, Jack Nicklaus, 1975, Raymond 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
Mike Weir beat Len Mattiace, 2003


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, Arnold Palmer


Most consecutive appearances:
49, Arnold Palmer, 1955-2003


Most appearances by a European Tour Member:
27, Seve Ballesteros


Most cuts made:
37, Jack Nicklaus


Most consecutive cuts made:
23, Gary Player, 1959-82


Most consecutive cuts made (current):
19, Fred Couples, from 1983


All-time career money winner
Tiger Woods, $2,920,760


Most money won by a European Tour MemberJosé Maria Olazábal, $2,034,420 (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 Finish as the low amateur :
Sergio Garcia, 1999, T38


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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