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PGA Golf Records You Won’t Believe!

This post is all about golf records!  Sometimes you just get into the zone, and you can’t miss

(Records are current as of 2018) 

Golf Victories

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Most Career Golf Major Championships:

Major Golf Championship include: The Masters, The U.S Open, The British Open, & P.G.A Championship

  • Jack Nicklaus-18
  • Tiger Woods- 14
  • Walter Hagen-11
  • Ben Hogan-9
  • Gary Player-9
  • Tom Watson-8

Lowest Round in a Golf Major:

Brandon Grace shot a 62 in the third round at Royal Birkdale Golf Course in 2017

Most Consecutive Majors Won:

Tiger Woods won the U.S Open, Open Championship, P.G.A Championship and the Masters all in a row in 2000-2001. (Also called the Tiger Slam)

Most Career Victories on Tour:

  • Sam Snead-82
  • Tiger Woods-79
  • Jack Nicklaus-73
  • Ben Hogan-64
  • Arnold Palmer-62
  • Byron Nelson-52
  • Billy Casper-51

Stats

Longest Recorded Drive in a Golf Tournament:

Mike Austin hit a booming 515-yard drive at Winterwood Golf Course in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1974.

Most Birdies in a Round:

Both Chip Beck (1991) and Adam Hadwin (2017) had 13 birdies in a round

Most Consecutive Birdies in a Round:

Mark Calcavecchia had 9 birdies in a row in a PGA tournament in 2009

Most Hole in One’s on the PGA Tour:

Both Robert Allenby and Hal Sutton have recorded, 10 “holes in ones” in tournament play

Longest Hole in One:

Andrew Magee made a “hole in one” on a par 4 in 2001 at TPC Scottsdale. The hole was 332 yards long.

Most Eagles in a Round:

3

Most Eagles in a Tournament (72 Holes):

5

Lowest Scoring Average (Career)

Tiger Woods