The Masters By Numbers
6 - Most number of victories, by Jack Nicklaus (1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975, 1986).
12 - Widest margin of victory, by Tiger Woods in 1997.
8- Best comeback after 54 holes, by Jack Burke in 1956.
89 - Number of white jumpsuits worn by caddies of last two winners, Danny Willett and Sergio Garcia.
2 - Players who won the Dubai Desert Classic in the same year as their Masters victory (Willett and Garcia).
0 - Players to win the par-three contest and the Masters itself in the same year.
63 - Course record at Augusta National, shared by Nick Price and Greg Norman.
18 - Lowest total under par, set by Tiger Woods in 1997 and matched by Jordan Spieth in 2015.
11 - Most birdies in a single round, by Anthony Kim in 2009.
50 - Consecutive starts made by Arnold Palmer (1955-2004).
19 - Lowest total (eight under) in par-three contest, by Jimmy Walker (2016).
30 - Years since Sandy Lyle’s victory.
21 - Age of the youngest winner, Tiger Woods, in 1997.
46 - Age of the oldest winner, Jack Nicklaus, in 1986
575 – Length of the longest hole (the second).
155 – Length of the shortest hole (the 12th).
13 – Shots taken by Tom Weiskopf at the 12th in 1980
7,435 – Length of Augusta National.
6 – Amateurs in the field.
87 – Players who will start the tournament, the smallest field in two decades.
30 – Shots taken by Jack Nicklaus on the back nine when he won in 1986.
1934 – Year the tournament was first played.
14 – Guan Tianlang was 14 when he played in 2013, the youngest ever to compete, and he went on to make the cut.
106 – Score recorded by Billy Casper in 2005.
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