MOST PGA TOUR WINS PRIOR TO 25TH BIRTHDAY: Tiger Woods
holds record with 24. Horton Smith is second with 17 (1933).
MOST PGA TOUR WINS BETWEEN AGES 20-29: Tiger Woods
holds record with 34. Jack Nicklaus had 30.
MOST PGA TOUR WINS AFTER 25 STARTS: Tiger Woods holds
record with 6. Ken Venturi is second with 5.
MOST PGA TOUR WINS AFTER 50 STARTS: Jack Nicklaus
holds record with 8. Tiger Woods tied in second with Ken Venturi
MOST PGA TOUR WINS AFTER 75 STARTS: Tiger Woods holds
record with 17. Jack Nicklaus is second with 12.
MOST PGA TOUR WINS AFTER 100 STARTS: Tiger Woods holds
record with 28. Jack Nicklaus is second with 17.
YOUNGEST PLAYER TO WIN 5 PGA TOUR EVENTS: Record held
by Horton Smith (20 years, 10 months, one day) in 1929. Tiger
Woods is second youngest (21 years, four months, 20 days).
YOUNGEST PLAYER TO ACHIEVE #1 WORLD RANK: Tiger Woods
at 21 years, 24 weeks. Previously held by Bernhard Langer
(29 years, 31 weeks) in 1986.
LOWEST 72-HOLE SCORE: 259 (21 under par) in 2000 WGC
LOWEST 72-HOLE SCORE IN RELATION TO PAR: 25 under
par (263) in 2000 Johnnie Walker Classic and 2002 WGC American
Express Championship. PGA TOUR record is 28 under par (260)
by John Huston in 1998 United Airlines Hawaiian Open and 28
under par (256) by Mark Calcavecchia in 2001 Phoenix Open.
LOW 72-HOLE SCORE IN RELATION TO PAR IN MAJORS:
1997 Masters Tournament 18 under par
2000 U.S. Open Championship 12 under par
2000 British Open Championship 19 under par
2000 PGA Championship 18 under par (tied with Bob May)
LOWEST FIRST 36 HOLES: 125 (64-61) in 2000 WGC NEC
Invitational. Mark Calcavecchia tied PGA TOUR record with
125 (65-60) in 2001 Phoenix Open. Tom Lehman also tied this
record 125 (63-62) in 2001 Invensys Classic in Las Vegas.
LOWEST FIRST 54 HOLES: 192 in 2000 WGC NEC Invitational.
PGA TOUR record is 189 by John Cook in 1996 Fed Ex St. Jude
Classic and by Mark Calcavecchia in 2001 Phoenix Open.
LOWEST 18-HOLE SCORE: 61 in 1999 GTE Byron Nelson
Classic and 2000 WGC NEC Invitational. PGA TOUR record is
59 by Al Geiberger in 1977 Memphis Classic, Chip Beck in 1991
Las Vegas Invitational, and David Duval in 1999 Bob Hope Chrysler
LARGEST MARGIN OF VICTORY: 15 strokes in 2000 U.S.
Open Championship. PGA TOUR record is 16 strokes by J.D. Edgar
in 1919 Canadian Open, Joe Kirkwood, Sr. in 1924 Corpus Christi
Open and Bobby Locke in 1948 Chicago Victory Championship.
LARGEST MARGIN AFTER 54 HOLES: 10 strokes in 2000
U.S. Open Championship.
LARGEST MARGIN AFTER 36 HOLES: 7 strokes in 2000 WGC
MOST CONSECUTIVE EVENTS WITHOUT MISSING CUT: Tiger
Woods has missed the cut in only one event in his career,
1997 Bell Canadian Open. He withdrew from 1998 AT&T Pebble
Beach National Pro-Am, because of postponement. Since then,
Woods has made the cut in 96 consecutive events. PGA TOUR
record is 113 events by Byron Nelson, followed by Jack Nicklaus
LOWEST ADJUSTED SCORING AVERAGE: Tiger Woods
adjusted scoring average of 67.79 in 2000 was the lowest in
PGA TOUR history, exceeding his 68.43 average in 1999.
LOWEST ACTUAL SCORING AVERAGE: Tiger Woods actual
scoring average of 68.17 in 2000 was the lowest in PGA TOUR
history, exceeding the 68.33 average by Byron Nelson in 1945.
LOWEST CONSECUTIVE ROUNDS: 125 (64-61) in the first
and second rounds of the 2000 NEC Invitational. Mark Calcaveccia
broke this record 124 (60-64) in the 2001 Phoenix Open second
and third rounds.
MOST CONSECUTIVE ROUNDS AT PAR OR BETTER: Tiger Woods'
52 consecutive rounds at par or better from the second round
of 2000 GTE Byron Nelson Classic, through the first round
of the 2001 Phoenix Open, was a PGA TOUR record. He had 66
consecutive rounds worldwide.
MOST CONSECUTIVE EVENTS AT PAR OR BETTER: Tiger Woods'
35 consecutive events at par or better (stroke-play events
only) on the PGA TOUR (all under par), starting with the 1999
PGA Championship, through the 2001 Memorial Tournament, was
a PGA TOUR record. In 2000, Woods became the first to be under
par in every event played on the PGA TOUR for an entire year.
MOST CONSECUTIVE VICTORIES IN A SINGLE EVENT: Tiger
Woods is one of three (possibly four) players to have three
consecutive victories in two single events and is the first
to do so in the same years. He won both Memorial Tournament
and WGC NEC Invitational in 1999, 2000 and 2001. Walter Hagen
won PGA Championship in four consecutive years (1924-27) and
Metropolitan Open in three consecutive years (1916-20, no
event in 1917-18 because of war). Arnold Palmer won Texas
Open (1960-62) and Phoenix Open (1961-63). Some records keepers
credit Gene Sarazen with three consecutive victories in two
single events in 1920s and other records keepers dispute this.
The records are inconclusive.
MOST PRIZE MONEY FOR ONE YEAR AND FOR CAREER: Tiger
Woods set PGA TOUR record with earnings of $9,188,321 for
2000 and $33,103,852 for his career through 2002. His worldwide
total was $41,213,162 for his career through 2002.
MOST USGA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: Tiger Woods has
won eight USGA national championships. Those who have won
eight or more are Robert T. Jones, Jr. (9), Joanne Gunderson
Carner (8) and Jack Nicklaus (8).
MOST MASTERS VICTORIES: Tiger Woods has won the Masters
Tournament 3 times. Jack Nicklaus has won 6 Masters titles,
Arnold Palmer has won 4, and others with 3 victories are Jimmy
Demaret, Sam Snead, Gary Player and Nick Faldo.
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