Records Held By Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods may have seen the end of his power years on the PGA Tour, however the breadth and enormity of his records and awards are sure to eco through the ages.
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 (7).
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 is 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 NEC Invitational.
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.
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 NEC Invitational.
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 with 105.
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 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.
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 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 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 US AMATURE WINS
Tiger is the only golfer ever to win the US Armature Championship three times.
LOWEST CAREER SCORING AVERAGE
Tiger Woods has the lowest career scoring average of any player in history.
MOST TIMES AWARDED THE PGA PLAYER OF THE YEAR
MOST TIMES AWARDED THE PGA TOUR PLAYER OF THE YEAR
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MOST TIMES WON THE SINGLE SEASON PGA MONEY LEADER
CONSECUTIVE MAJOR WINS
Tiger woods is the only player to win four majors in a row