The Masters By Numbers
This year is the 83rd Masters Tournament at Augusta National, an event that has provided many indelible moments in the game. Played at the same venue each time, we have a connection and affiliation to this major like no other, and consequently many of the statistics attached resonate with golfers more here than elsewhere. 2019 marks several anniversaries, and we have gathered some of the key numbers to be mindful of throughout the week.
6 - Most number of victories, by Jack Nicklaus (1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975, 1986).
14 - Years since Tiger Woods won his last Masters
13 - Score recorded by Sergio Garcia at the 15th hole in the first round last year
12 - Widest margin of victory, by Tiger Woods in 1997.
8 - Best comeback after 54 holes, by Jack Burke in 1956.
40 - Number of yards by which the fifth hole has been lengthened for 2019.
30 - Years since Nick Faldo won the first of his three Masters titles by beating Scott Hoch in a play-off.
13 - Number of times it has been won by a European
40 - Years since Fuzzy Zoeller became the last player to win the Masters on their tournament debut.
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.
7 - Most consecutive birdies, shared by Steve Pate (1999) and Tiger Woods (2005), both starting from seventh hole.
50 - Consecutive starts made by Arnold Palmer (1955-2004).
21 - Age of the youngest winner, Tiger Woods, in 1997.
46 - Age of the oldest winner, Jack Nicklaus, in 1986.
75 - Highest first round score of an eventual winner (Craig Stadler, 1982)
11 - Winners not to have led after 18, 36 or 54 holes, most recent being Danny Willett (2016)
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