PGA CHAMPIONSHIP RECORDS

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Who is the oldest PGA Winner? And the youngest? Who has won it the most times. Our list of PGA records below should help you find the answers.

Oldest winner
48 years 4 months Julius Boros (Pecan Valley 1968)
Youngest winner
20 years 5 months Gene Sarazen (Oakmont 1922)
Most wins
5 Walter Hagen (1921-24-25-26-27)
5 Jack Nicklaus (1963-71-73-75-80)
Most times second
4 Jack Nicklaus (1964-65-74-83)
Most times top 3
12 Jack Nicklaus
Most times top 10
15 Jack Nicklaus
Lowest aggregate
265 (-15) David Toms (Atlanta 2001)
Lowest under par
18 under Tiger Woods (Medinah 2006)
Biggest winning margin
7 Jack Nicklaus (Baltusrol 1980)
Lowest round
63 (-7) Bruce Crampton (Firestone 1975)
63 (-7) Ray Floyd (Southern Hills 1982)
63 (-9) Gary Player (Shoal Creek 1984)
63 (-8) Vijay Singh (Inverness 1993)
63 (-8) Michael Bradley (Riviera 1995)
63 (-8) Brad Faxon (Riviera 1995)
63 (-9) Jose Maria Olazabal (Valhalla 2000)
63 (-7) Mark O’Meara (Atlanta 2001)
63 (-7) Thomas Bjorn (Baltusrol 2005)
Lowest 9 holes
28 Brad Faxon (Riviera 1995)
Lowest 36 holes
131 (-11) Hal Sutton (Riviera 1983)
131 (-11) Vijay Singh (Inverness 1993)
131 (-11) Ernie Els (Riviera 1995)
131 (-11) Mark O’Meara (Riviera 1995)
131 (-9)
David Toms (Atlanta 2001)
131 (-9)
Shingo Katayama (Atlanta 2001)
Lowest 54 holes
196 (-14) David Toms (Atlanta 2001)
Lowest last 36 holes
131 (-9) Mark Calcavecchia (Atlanta 2001)
Lowest last 54 holes
198 (-18) Bob May (Valhalla 2000)
Biggest 18-hole lead
3 Bobby Nichols (Columbus 1964)
3 Raymond Floyd (Southern Hills 1982)
Biggest 36-hole lead
5 Nick Price (Southern Hills 1994)
Biggest 54-hole lead
5 Raymond Floyd (Dayton 1969)
5 Tom Watson (Oakmont 1978)
5 Raymond Floyd (Southern Hills 1982)
Best last-day comeback to win
7 John Mahaffey (Oakmont 1978)
Most appearances
37 Arnold Palmer
37 Jack Nicklaus
Most sub-par rounds
53 Jack Nicklaus
Most rounds in 60s
41 Jack Nicklaus
Most cuts made
27 Raymond Floyd
27 Jack Nicklaus
Wire-to-wire winners
Bobby Nichols 1964
Raymond Floyd 1969
Raymond Floyd 1982
Hal Sutton 1983
Tiger Woods 2000
Lowest cut
141 (+1) Atlanta 2001
Highest cut
154 (+14) Llanerch 1958
Debut winners
Jim Barnes Siwanoy 1916
Tom Creavy Wannamoisett 1931
Bob Hamilton Manito 1944
Doug Ford Meadowbrook 1955
Bob Tway Inverness 1986
John Daly Crooked Stick 1991
Shaun Micheel Oak Hill 2003

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