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Records and Statistics


Champions
Winning Statistics
Most Victories
Wire-to-Wire Champions
Widest Margin of Victory
 
Best Comebacks
Number of Attempts
Round by Round
Age of Champions
WINNING STATISTICS
Name, Victory Year, Years Before Victory, DOB,
Champions Age (Yrs-Mnths-Dys),Winning Score (margin), Deceased

 MOST VICTORIES
6, Jack Nicklaus,1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975, 1986
4, Arnold Palmer,1958, 1960, 1962, 1964
4, Tiger Woods, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2005
3, Jimmy Demaret,1940, 1947, 1950
3, Sam Snead, 1949, 1952, 1954
3, Gary Player, 1961, 1974, 1978
3, Nick Faldo, 1989, 1990, 1996
2, Horton Smith,1934, 1936
2, Byron Nelson,1937, 1942
2, Ben Hogan, 1951,1953
2, Tom Watson, 1977,1981
2, Seve Ballesteros,1980, 1983
2, Bernhard Langer,1985, 1993
2, Ben Crenshaw,1984, 1995
2, Jose Maria Olazabal, 1994, 1999
2, Phil Mickelson, 2004, 2006
 WIRE-TO-WIRE CHAMPIONS
Craig Wood, 1941
Arnold Palmer, 1960
Jack Nicklaus, 1972
Raymond Floyd, 1976
 WIDEST MARGIN OF VICTORY
12 strokes, Tiger Woods, 1997
 BEST COMEBACKS
After 18 Holes
7 strokes, Nick Faldo, 1990
7 strokes, Tiger Woods, 2005
After 36 Holes
8 strokes, Jack Burke, 1956
After 54 Holes
8 strokes, Jack Burke, 1956
Others
9 strokes, Jack Burke, 1956 (final round)
8 strokes, Gary Player, 1978 (final round)
6 strokes, Nick Faldo, 1996 (final round)
5 strokes, Art Wall, 1959 (with 7 holes to play)
3 strokes, Fuzzy Zoeller, 1979 (with 3 holes to play)
3 strokes, Nick Faldo, 1989 (with 3 holes to play)
 NUMBER OF ATTEMPTS
Before First Victory
1, Horton Smith, 1934
1, Gene Sarazen, 1935
1, Fuzzy Zoeller, 1979
2, Jimmy Demaret, 1940
2, Herman Keiser, 1946
3, Byron Nelson, 1937
3, Ralph Guldahl, 1939
3, Claude Harmon, 1948
3, George Archer, 1969
3, Bernhard Langer, 1985
3, Tiger Woods, 1997
4, Arnold Palmer, 1958
4, Art Wall, 1959
4, Tom Watson, 1977
4, Seve Ballesteros, 1980
4, Larry Mize, 1987
4, Mike Weir, 2003
4, Ian Woosnam, 1991
5, Henry Picard, 1938
5, Doug Ford, 1957
5, Gary Player, 1961
5, Jack Nicklaus,1963
6, Gay Brewer, 1967
6, Charles Coody, 1971
6, Craig Stadler, 1982
6, Nick Faldo, 1989
7, Jack Burke, 1956
7, Sandy Lyle, 1988
7, Vijay Singh, 2000
8, Craig Wood, 1941
8, Jose Maria Olazabal, 1994
9, Bob Goalby, 1968
9, Fred Couples, 1992
10, Sam Snead, 1949
10, Ben Hogan, 1951
10, Cary Middlecoff, 1955
11, Tommy Aaron, 1973
12, Raymond Floyd, 1976
12, Phil Mickelson, 2004
13, Ben Crenshaw, 1984
14, Billy Casper, 1970
15, Mark O�Meara, 1998
Average Attempts Before First Victory
6, (42 Players)
Before Second Victory
3, Horton Smith
6, Jimmy Demaret
6, Arnold Palmer
7, Jack Nicklaus
7, Seve Ballesteros
7, Nick Faldo
7, Tiger Woods
8, Byron Nelson
8, Tom Watson
11, Bernhard Langer
12, Ben Hogan
13, Jose Maria Olazabal
13, Sam Snead
14, Phil Mickelson
17, Gary Player
24, Ben Crenshaw
Average Attempts Before Second Victory
10 (16 players)
Before Third Victory
8, Arnold Palmer
8, Jack Nicklaus
8, Tiger Woods
9, Jimmy Demaret
13, Nick Faldo
15, Sam Snead
21, Gary Player
Average Attempts Before Third Victory
12 (7 players)
Before Fourth Victory
10, Arnold Palmer
11, Tiger Woods
14, Jack Nicklaus
Before Fifth Victory
17, Jack Nicklaus
Before Sixth Victory
28, Jack Nicklaus
ROUND BY ROUND WITH THE CHAMPIONS
Year, Player, Score, Standing, Stroke Status with Leader
(Lows, Highs in bold face)
YearChampion18 Holes36 Holes54 Holes72 Holes
(NOTE:  11 Champions were over par at 18 holes,
7 were over par at 36 holes, and 5 were over par at 54 holes)

 Age of Champions
Youngest
21 years 3 months 14 days, Tiger Woods, 1997
Youngest Second Time Winner
25 years 2 months 21 days, Jack Nicklaus, 1965
Youngest Third Time Winner
26 years 2 months 20 days, Jack Nicklaus, 1966
Youngest Fourth Time Winner
29 years 3 months 11 days, Tiger Woods, 2005
Oldest
46 years 2 months 23 days, Jack Nicklaus, 1986 (6th victory)
Oldest First Time Winner
41 Years 3 months 29 days, Mark O'Meara, 1998
Oldest Second Time Winner
43 years 2 months 29 days, Ben Crenshaw, 1995
Oldest Third Time Winner
42 years 5 months 8 days, Gary Player, 1978
Oldest Fourth Time Winner
34 years 7 months 2 days, Arnold Palmer, 1964
Youngest-Oldest Fifth Time Winner
35 years 2 months 23 days, Jack Nicklaus, 1975
Average, 70 Winners
32.67 years
Average, First Time Winners
31.60 years (42 winners, 16 under 30)
Average, Second Time Winners
32.81 years (16 winners, 12 over 30)
Average, Third Time Winners
35.39 years (7 winners)
Average, Fourth Time Winners
32.01 years (3 winners)

Records and Statistics
> Champions
> Holes-in-One/Double Eagles
> Par 3 Contest
> Scoring Statistics
> Eagle, Birdie Leaders
> All-Time Cum. Stats
> Tournament Decided By
> Career Scoring Averages
> Runners-Up/Leaders
> Cut Information
> Top Finishers
> Tournaments Entered
> Highest & Lowest Scores
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