Facts and Figures - WGC - HSBC Champions

28/10/2012 08:11:24
WGC - HSBC Champions 
 
First played: November 2005 (Part of the 2006 European Tour International Schedule),
 (Became a WGC event in November 2009)
Past winners: 2006: David Howell; 2007: Y E Yang; 2008: Phil Mickelson;
 2009 (November 2008): Sergio Garcia;
 2009 (November 2009) Phil Mickelson, 2010: Francesco Molinari,
 2011: Martin Kaymer; 2012: Ian Poulter
Youngest winner: Martin Kaymer, 26 years and 313 days, 2011
Oldest winner: Phil Mickelson, 39 years and 145 days, 2009 (November 2009)
Lowest 18 hole score: 60 (-12), Brandt Snedeker, 2012
Lowest first 18 hole score: 64 (-8) Nick Dougherty, Peter O’Malley, Paul Lawrie, 2006,
 Kevin Stadler, Niclas Fasth, 2008,
 Nick Watney, 2009 (November 2009)
Lowest first 36 hole score: 128 (-16), Louis Oosthuizen, 2012
Lowest first 54 hole score: 198 (-18), Louis Oosthuizen, Lee Westwood, 2012
Lowest 72 hole score: 267 (-21), Ian Poulter, 2012
Lowest under par winning score: 267 (-21), Ian Poulterm, 2012
Lowest final round by a winner: 63 (-9), Martin Kaymer, 2011
Wire-to-wire-winners: Francesco Molinari, 2010
Largest 18 hole lead: 2 shots: Nick Watney, 2009 (November 2009), Keegan Bradley, 2011
Largest 36 hole lead: 5 shots, Louis Oosthuizen, 2012
Largest 54 hole lead: 2 shots, Phil Mickelson, 2008,
 Phil Mickelson, 2009 (November 2009), Fredrik Jacobson, 2011
Largest winning margin: 3 shots, David Howell, 2006, Martin Kaymer, 2011
Biggest final round 5 shots, Martin Kaymer, 2011
comeback by a winner: 
Play-offs: Phil Mickelson beat Ross Fisher and Lee Westwood, 2008
 Sergio Garcia beat Oliver Wilson, 2009 (November 2008)
Holes-in-one: Kenneth Ferrie, Rnd 2, Hole 6, 2006
 Ernie Els, Rnd 2, Hole 6, 2009 (November 2009)
 Richard Green, Rnd 2, Hole 4, 2010
Branden Grace, Rnd 3, Hole 5, 2012
Albatross: Padraig Harrington, Rnd 3, Hole 14, 2010
Cut information 2008 was the only year a cut was in place. It was 150 (+6)