2023 Facts & Figures

Statistics from the 2023 season following the Investec South African Open Championship

Low 18

Low 18Event
63 (-8) Dan BradburyJoburg Open
63 (-8) Casey JarvisJoburg Open
63 (-8) Daniel van TonderJoburg Open
63 (-7) Adam ScottISPS HANDA Australian Open
63 (-7) Adrian MeronkISPS HANDA Australian Open
63 (-7) David MicheluzziISPS HANDA Australian Open
63 (-9) Ockie StrydomInvestec South African Open Championship

Low 18 to Par 

Low 18 to ParEvent
63 (-9) Ockie StrydomInvestec South African Open Championship

Low First 18

Low First 18Event
63 (-8) Dan BradburyJoburg Open
63 (-7) David MicheluzziISPS HANDA Australian Open

Low First 18 to Par

Low First 18 to ParEvent
63 (-8) Dan BradburyJoburg Open

Low First 36 

Low First 36Event
129 (-13) Dan BradburyJoburg Open

Low First 36 to Par

Low First 36 to ParEvent
129 (-13) Dan BradburyJoburg Open
131 (-13) Thriston LawrenceInvestec South African Open Championship

Low Final 36

Low Final 36Event
129 (-11) Adrian MeronkISPS HANDA Australian Open

Low Final 36 to Par

Low Final 36 to ParEvent
129 (-11) Adrian MeronkISPS HANDA Australian Open

Low First 54

Low First 54Event
196 (-17) Dan BradburyJoburg Open

Low First 54 to Par

Low First 54 to ParEvent
198 (-18) Thriston LawrenceInvestec South African Open Championship

Low 72

Low 72Event
263 (-21) Dan BradburyJoburg Open

Low 72 to Par

Low 72 to ParEvent
263 (-21) Dan BradburyJoburg Open

High Winning 72

High Winning 72Event
272 (-16) Thriston LawrenceInvestec South African Open Championship

Largest Winning Margin

Largest Winning MarginEvent
5 shots, Adrian MeronkISPS HANDA Australian Open

Low Start by a Winner

Low Start by a WinnerEvent
63 (-8) Dan BradburyJoburg Open

Low Start by a Winner to Par 

Low Start by a Winner to ParEvent
63 (-8) Dan Bradbury)Joburg Open
64 (-8) Thriston LawrenceInvestec South African Open Championship

High Start by a Winner

High Start by a WinnerEvent
73 (+3) Adrian MeronkISPS HANDA Australian Open

High Start by a Winner to Par

High Start by a Winner to ParEvent
73 (+3) Adrian MeronkISPS HANDA Australian Open

Low Finish by a Winner

Low Finish by a WinnerEvent
66 (-4) Adrian MeronkISPS HANDA Australian Open

Low Finish by a Winner to Par

Low Finish by a Winner to ParEvent
67 (-4) Dan BradburyJoburg Open
66 (-4) Adrian MeronkISPS HANDA Australian Open

High Finish by a Winner

High Finish by a WinnerEvent
74 (+2) Thriston LawrenceInvestec South African Open Championship

High Finish by a Winner to Par

High Finish by a Winner to ParEvent
74 (+2) Thriston LawrenceInvestec South African Open Championship

Largest 18 Hole Lead (no ties)

Largest 18 Hole Lead (no ties)Event
3 shots, David MicheluzziISPS HANDA Australian Open

Largest 36 Hole Lead (no ties)

Largest 36 Hole Lead (no ties)Event
2 shots, Thriston LawrenceInvestec South African Open Championship

Largest 54 Hole Lead (no ties)

Largest 54 Hole Lead (no ties)Event
3 shots, Cameron SmithFortinet Australian PGA Championship

Low Cut

Low CutEvent
142 (level)Joburg Open
142 (-2)Investec South African Open Championship

Low Cut in Relation to Par

Low Cut in Relation to ParEvent
142 (-2)Investec South African Open Championship

High Cut

High CutEvent
144 (+2)ISPS HANDA Australian Open

High Cut in Relation to Par

High Cut in Relation to ParEvent
144 (+2)ISPS HANDA Australian Open

Fewest to Make the Cut

Fewest to Make the CutEvent
71 (65 and ties)ISPS HANDA Australian Open

Most to Make the Cut

Most to Make the CutEvent
77 (65 and ties)Fortinet Australian PGA Championship

Events to have a third round cut

Biggest Deficit made up in Last Round by a Winner

Biggest Deficit made up in Last Round by a WinnerEvent
1 shot, Adrian MeronkISPS HANDA Australian Open

Biggest Deficit made up in Last 36 Holes by a Winner

Biggest Deficit made up in Last 36 Holes by a WinnerEvent
5 shots, Adrian MeronkISPS HANDA Australian Open

Wire-to-Wire Winners (including ties)

Wire-to-Wire Winners (including ties)Event
Dan BradburyJoburg Open

Multiple Winners

First-Time Winners

First-Time WinnersEvent
Dan BradburyJoburg Open

Play-offs

Holes-in-one

Hole-in-oneEvent
Hennie du Plessis - Round 1, Hole 3, 7 iron, 221ydsInvestec South African Open Championship
Tom McKibbin - Round 1, Hole 11, 5 iron, 232ydsInvestec South African Open Championship
Nathan Kimsey - Round 2, Hole 17, 7 iron, 186ydsInvestec South African Open Championship

Albatrosses

Most Consecutive Winning Years (Current)

Most Consecutive Winning Years (Current)Seasons
3, Matt Fitzpatrick2020 - 2021 - 2022

Most Top 10 Finishes

NameNumber
Min Woo Lee2
David Micheluzzi2