Winning Statistics
Name
Victory Year
Years Before Victory
DOB
Champion's Age (Yrs-Mnths-Dys)
Winning Score (margin)
Deceased
Horton Smith
1934
1
05/22/1908
25-10-3
284 (1)
10/14/1963
Gene Sarazen
1935
1
02/27/1902
33-1-12
282 (PO)
05/13/1999
Horton Smith
1936
3
05/22/1908
27-10-14
285 (1)
10/14/1963
Byron Nelson
1937
3
02/04/1912
25-2-0
283 (2)
09/26/2006
Henry Picard
1938
5
11/28/1906
30-4-7
285 (2)
04/30/1997
Ralph Guldahl
1939
3
11/22/1911
27-4-11
279 (1)
06/11/1987
Jimmy Demaret
1940
2
05/24/1910
29-10-28
280 (4)
12/28/1983
Craig Wood
1941
8
11/18/1901
39-4-19
280 (3)
05/08/1968
Byron Nelson
1942
8
02/04/1912
30-2-9
280 (PO)
09/26/2006
Herman Keiser
1946
2
10/07/1914
31-6-0
282 (1)
12/24/2003
Jimmy Demaret
1947
6
05/24/1910
36-10-27
281 (2)
12/28/1983
Claude Harmon
1948
3
07/14/1916
31-8-28
279 (5)
07/23/1989
Sam Snead
1949
10
05/27/1912
36-10-14
282 (3)
05/23/2002
Jimmy Demaret
1950
9
05/24/1910
39-10-30
283 (2)
12/28/1983
Ben Hogan
1951
10
08/13/1912
38-7-26
280 (2)
07/25/1997
Sam Snead
1952
13
05/27/1912
39-10-10
286 (4)
05/23/2002
Ben Hogan
1953
12
08/13/1912
40-7-30
274 (5)
07/25/1997
Sam Snead
1954
15
05/27/1912
41-10-16
289 (PO)
05/23/2002
Cary Middlecoff
1955
10
01/06/1921
34-3-4
279 (7)
09/01/1998
Jack Burke
1956
7
01/29/1923
33-2-10
289 (1)
Doug Ford
1957
5
08/06/1922
34-8-1
283 (3)
Arnold Palmer
1958
4
09/10/1929
28-6-27
284 (1)
Art Wall
1959
4
11/25/1923
35-4-11
284 (1)
10/31/2001
Arnold Palmer
1960
6
09/10/1929
30-7-0
282 (1)
Gary Player
1961
5
11/01/1935
25-5-9
280 (1)
Arnold Palmer
1962
8
09/10/1929
32-6-30
280 (PO)
Jack Nicklaus
1963
5
01/21/1940
23-2-17
286 (1)
Arnold Palmer
1964
10
09/10/1929
34-7-2
276 (6)
Jack Nicklaus
1965
7
01/21/1940
25-2-21
271 (9)
Jack Nicklaus
1966
8
01/21/1940
26-2-21
288 (PO)
Gay Brewer
1967
6
03/19/1932
35-0-21
280 (1)
08/31/2007
Bob Goalby
1968
9
03/14/1929
39-1-0
277 (1)
George Archer
1969
3
10/01/1939
29-6-12
281 (1)
09/25/2005
Billy Casper
1970
14
06/24/1931
38-9-20
279 (PO)
Charles Coody
1971
6
07/13/1937
33-8-29
279 (2)
Jack Nicklaus
1972
14
01/21/1940
32-2-19
286 (3)
Tommy Aaron
1973
11
02/22/1937
36-1-18
283 (1)
Gary Player
1974
17
11/01/1935
38-5-13
278 (2)
Jack Nicklaus
1975
17
01/21/1940
35-2-23
276 (1)
Raymond Floyd
1976
12
09/04/1942
33-7-7
271 (8)
Tom Watson
1977
4
09/04/1949
27-7-6
276 (2)
Gary Player
1978
21
11/01/1935
42-5-8
277 (1)
Fuzzy Zoeller
1979
1
11/11/1951
27-5-4
280 (PO)
Seve Ballesteros
1980
4
04/09/1957
23-0-4
275 (4)
05/07/2011
Tom Watson
1981
8
09/04/1949
31-7-8
280 (2)
Craig Stadler
1982
6
06/02/1953
28-10-9
284 (PO)
Seve Ballesteros
1983
7
04/09/1957
26-0-2
280 (4)
05/07/2011
Ben Crenshaw
1984
13
01/11/1952
32-3-4
277 (2)
Bernhard Langer
1985
3
08/27/1957
27-7-18
282 (2)
Jack Nicklaus
1986
28
01/21/1940
46-2-23
279 (1)
Larry Mize
1987
4
09/23/1958
28-6-20
285 (PO)
Sandy Lyle
1988
7
02/09/1958
30-2-1
281 (1)
Nick Faldo
1989
6
07/13/1957
31-8-22
283 (PO)
Nick Faldo
1990
7
07/13/1957
32-8-21
278 (PO)
Ian Woosnam
1991
4
03/02/1958
33-1-12
277 (1)
Fred Couples
1992
9
10/03/1959
32-6-9
275 (2)
Bernhard Langer
1993
11
08/27/1957
35-7-15
277 (4)
Jose Maria Olazabal
1994
8
02/05/1966
28-2-5
279 (2)
Ben Crenshaw
1995
24
01/11/1952
43-2-29
274 (1)
Nick Faldo
1996
13
07/13/1957
38-8-27
276 (5)
Tiger Woods
1997
3
12/30/1975
21-3-14
270 (12)
Mark O'Meara
1998
15
01/13/1957
41-2-30
279 (1)
Jose Maria Olazabal
1999
13
02/05/1966
33-2-6
280 (2)
Vijay Singh
2000
7
02/22/1963
37-1-18
278 (3)
Tiger Woods
2001
7
12/30/1975
25-3-9
272 (2)
Tiger Woods
2002
8
12/30/1975
26-3-15
276 (3)
Mike Weir
2003
4
05/12/1970
32-11-1
281 (PO)
Phil Mickelson
2004
12
06/16/1970
33-9-26
279 (1)
Tiger Woods
2005
11
12/30/1975
29-3-11
276 (PO)
Phil Mickelson
2006
14
06/16/1970
35-9-23
281 (2)
Zach Johnson
2007
3
02/24/1976
31-1-15
289 (2)
Trevor Immelman
2008
6
12/16/1979
28-3-28
280 (3)
Angel Cabrera
2009
9
09/12/1969
39-7-0
276 (PO)
Phil Mickelson
2010
18
06/16/1970
39-9-26
272 (3)
Charl Schwartzel
2011
2
08/13/1984
26-7-28
274 (2)
Bubba Watson
2012
3
11/05/1978
33-5-3
278 (PO)
Adam Scott
2013
11
07/16/1980
32-8-29
279 (PO)
* PO indicates playoff
Most Victories
6, Jack Nicklaus,1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975, 1986
4, Arnold Palmer,1958, 1960, 1962, 1964
4, Tiger Woods, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2005
3, Jimmy Demaret,1940, 1947, 1950
3, Sam Snead, 1949, 1952, 1954
3, Gary Player, 1961, 1974, 1978
3, Nick Faldo, 1989, 1990, 1996
3, Phil Mickelson, 2004, 2006, 2010
2, Horton Smith,1934, 1936
2, Byron Nelson,1937, 1942
2, Ben Hogan, 1951,1953
2, Tom Watson, 1977,1981
2, Seve Ballesteros,1980, 1983
2, Bernhard Langer,1985, 1993
2, Ben Crenshaw,1984, 1995
2, Jose Maria Olazabal, 1994, 1999
Wire-to-Wire Champions
Craig Wood, 1941
Arnold Palmer, 1960
Jack Nicklaus, 1972
Raymond Floyd, 1976
Widest Margin of Victory
12 strokes, Tiger Woods, 1997
Best Comebacks
After 18 Holes
7 strokes, Nick Faldo, 1990
7 strokes, Tiger Woods, 2005
After 36 Holes
8 strokes, Jack Burke, 1956
After 54 Holes
8 strokes, Jack Burke, 1956
Others
9 strokes, Jack Burke, 1956 (final round)
8 strokes, Gary Player, 1978 (final round)
6 strokes, Nick Faldo, 1996 (final round)
5 strokes, Art Wall, 1959 (with 7 holes to play)
3 strokes, Fuzzy Zoeller, 1979 (with 3 holes to play)
3 strokes, Nick Faldo, 1989 (with 3 holes to play)
Number of Attempts
Before First Victory
1, Horton Smith, 1934
1, Gene Sarazen, 1935
1, Fuzzy Zoeller, 1979
2, Jimmy Demaret, 1940
2, Herman Keiser, 1946
2, Charl Schwartzel, 2011
3, Byron Nelson, 1937
3, Ralph Guldahl, 1939
3, Claude Harmon, 1948
3, George Archer, 1969
3, Bernhard Langer, 1985
3, Tiger Woods, 1997
3, Zach Johnson, 2007
3, Bubba Watson, 2012
4, Arnold Palmer, 1958
4, Art Wall, 1959
4, Tom Watson, 1977
4, Seve Ballesteros, 1980
4, Larry Mize, 1987
4, Mike Weir, 2003
4, Ian Woosnam, 1991
5, Henry Picard, 1938
5, Doug Ford, 1957
5, Gary Player, 1961
5, Jack Nicklaus,1963
6, Gay Brewer, 1967
6, Charles Coody, 1971
6, Craig Stadler, 1982
6, Nick Faldo, 1989
6, Trevor Immelman, 2008
7, Jack Burke, 1956
7, Sandy Lyle, 1988
7, Vijay Singh, 2000
8, Craig Wood, 1941
8, Jose Maria Olazabal, 1994
9, Bob Goalby, 1968
9, Fred Couples, 1992
9, Angel Cabrera, 2009
10, Sam Snead, 1949
10, Ben Hogan, 1951
10, Cary Middlecoff, 1955
11, Tommy Aaron, 1973
12, Adam Scott, 2013
12, Raymond Floyd, 1976
12, Phil Mickelson, 2004
13, Ben Crenshaw, 1984
14, Billy Casper, 1970
15, Mark O'Meara, 1998
Average Attempts Before First Victory
6, (48 players)
Before Second Victory
3, Horton Smith
6, Jimmy Demaret
6, Arnold Palmer
7, Jack Nicklaus
7, Seve Ballesteros
7, Nick Faldo
7, Tiger Woods
8, Byron Nelson
8, Tom Watson
11, Bernhard Langer
12, Ben Hogan
13, Jose Maria Olazabal
13, Sam Snead
14, Phil Mickelson
17, Gary Player
24, Ben Crenshaw
Average Attempts Before Second Victory
10 (16 players)
Before Third Victory
8, Arnold Palmer
8, Jack Nicklaus
8, Tiger Woods
9, Jimmy Demaret
13, Nick Faldo
15, Sam Snead
18, Phil Mickelson
21, Gary Player
Average Attempts Before Third Victory
14 (8 players)
Before Fourth Victory
10, Arnold Palmer
11, Tiger Woods
14, Jack Nicklaus
Before Fifth Victory
17, Jack Nicklaus
Before Sixth Victory
28, Jack Nicklaus
Round by Round
Year, Player, Score, Standing, Stroke Status with Leader
(Lows, Highs in bold face)
Year
Champion
18 Holes
36 Holes
54 Holes
72 Holes
1934
Horton Smith
70
T1
0
142
1
+1
212
1
+1
284
+1
+1
1935
Gene Sarazen
68
T2
-1
139
T2
-4
212
4
-3
282
PO
PO
1936
Horton Smith
74
T3
-4
145
T4
-6
213
2
-3
285
+1
+1
1937
Byron Nelson
66
1
+3
138
1
+3
213
T3
-4
283
+2
+2
1938
Henry Picard
71
T4
-3
143
T2
-4
215
1
+1
285
+2
+2
1939
Ralph Guldahl
72
T6
-3
140
T2
-1
210
1
+1
279
+1
+1
1940
Jimmy Demaret
67
2
-3
139
T1
0
209
1
+1
280
+4
+4
1941
Craig Wood
66
1
+5
137
1
+3
208
1
+3
280
+3
+3
1942
Byron Nelson
68
T3
-1
135
1
+1
207
1
+3
280
PO
PO
1946
Herman Keiser
69
T1
0
137
1
+5
208
1
+5
282
+1
+1
1947
Jimmy Demaret
69
T1
0
140
T1
0
210
1
+3
281
+2
+2
1948
Claude Harmon
70
T2
-1
140
2
-1
209
1
+2
279
+5
+5
1949
Sam Snead
73
T8
-4
148
T14
-5
215
T2
-1
282
+3
+3
1950
Jimmy Demaret
70
T2
-1
142
3
-5
214
T3
-4
283
+2
+2
1951
Ben Hogan
70
4
-2
142
T2
-1
212
3
-1
280
+2
+2
1952
Sam Snead
70
T3
-1
137
1
+3
214
T1
0
286
+4
+4
1953
Ben Hogan
70
T4
-2
139
1
+1
205
1
+4
274
+5
+5
1954
Sam Snead
74
T17
-4
147
T5
-3
217
2
-3
289
PO
PO
1955
Cary Middlecoff
72
T4
-5
137
1
+4
209
1
+4
279
+7
+7
1956
Jack Burke
72
T11
-6
143
T7
-8
218
T4
-8
289
+1
+1
1957
Doug Ford
72
T2
-1
145
T6
-5
217
T6
-3
283
+3
+3
1958
Arnold Palmer
70
T6
-2
143
T6
-3
211
T1
0
284
+1
+1
1959
Art Wall
73
T10
-4
147
T21
-6
218
T13
-6
284
+1
+1
1960
Arnold Palmer
67
1
+2
140
1
+1
212
1
+1
282
+1
+1
1961
Gary Player
69
3
-1
137
T1
0
206
1
+4
280
+1
+1
1962
Arnold Palmer
70
T3
-3
136
1
+2
205
1
+2
280
PO
PO
1963
Jack Nicklaus
74
T14
-5
140
T2
-1
214
1
+1
286
+1
+1
1964
Arnold Palmer
69
T1
0
137
1
+4
206
1
+5
276
+6
+6
1965
Jack Nicklaus
67
T2
-2
138
T1
0
202
1
+5
271
+9
+9
1966
Jack Nicklaus
68
1
+3
144
T3
-1
216
T1
0
288
PO
PO
1967
Gay Brewer
73
T17
-6
141
T2
-1
213
T4
-2
280
+1
+1
1968
Bob Goalby
70
T7
-2
140
T3
-1
211
T2
-1
277
+1
+1
1969
George Archer
67
T2
-1
140
T3
-3
209
2
-1
281
+1
+1
1970
Billy Casper
72
T11
-4
140
T3
-1
208
1
+1
279
PO
PO
1971
Charles Coody
66
1
+3
139
T2
-1
209
T1
0
279
+2
+2
1972
Jack Nicklaus
68
1
+1
139
1
+1
212
1
+1
286
+3
+3
1973
Tommy Aaron
68
1
+1
141
T1
0
215
T5
-4
283
+1
+1
1974
Gary Player
71
T16
-4
142
T16
-5
208
T2
-1
278
+2
+2
1975
Jack Nicklaus
68
T2
-1
135
1
+5
208
2
-1
276
+1
+1
1976
Raymond Floyd
65
1
+1
131
1
+5
201
1
+8
271
+8
+8
1977
Tom Watson
70
T4
-3
139
T1
0
209
T1
0
276
+2
+2
1978
Gary Player
72
T8
-4
144
T16
-5
213
T10
-7
277
+1
+1
1979
Fuzzy Zoeller
70
T11
-3
141
T12
-6
210
T4
-6
280
PO
PO
1980
Seve Ballesteros
66
T1
0
135
1
+4
203
1
+7
275
+4
+4
1981
Tom Watson
71
T12
-2
139
T2
-4
209
1
+1
280
+2
+2
1982
Craig Stadler
75
T18
-6
144
T1
0
211
1
+3
284
PO
PO
1983
Seve Ballesteros
68
T4
-1
138
2
-1
211
3
-1
280
+4
+4
1984
Ben Crenshaw
67
1
+1
139
T3
-4
209
T3
-2
277
+2
+2
1985
Bernhard Langer
72
T14
-4
146
T25
-6
214
T3
-2
282
+2
+2
1986
Jack Nicklaus
74
T25
-6
145
T17
-6
214
T9
-4
279
+1
+1
1987
Larry Mize
70
2
-1
142
T2
-1
214
T5
-2
285
PO
PO
1988
Sandy Lyle
71
T3
-2
138
1
+2
210
1
+2
281
+1
+1
1989
Nick Faldo
68
2
-1
141
T1
0
218
T9
-5
283
PO
PO
1990
Nick Faldo
71
T12
-7
143
T10
-5
209
3
-3
278
PO
PO
1991
Ian Woosnam
72
T31
-5
138
T2
-2
205
1
+1
277
+1
+1
1992
Fred Couples
69
T7
-4
136
3
-1
205
2
-1
275
+2
+2
1993
Bernhard Langer
68
T6
-1
138
T2
-1
207
1
+4
277
+4
+4
1994
Jose Maria Olazabal
74
T26
-6
141
T5
-2
210
2
-1
279
+2
+2
1995
Ben Crenshaw
70
T16
-4
137
T4
-2
206
T1
0
274
+1
+1
1996
Nick Faldo
69
T6
-6
136
2
-4
209
2
-6
276
+5
+5
1997
Tiger Woods
70
4
-3
136
1
+3
201
1
+9
270
+12
+12
1998
Mark O'Meara
74
T25
-5
144
T9
-5
212
T2
-2
279
+1
+1
1999
Jose Maria Olazabal
70
T5
-1
136
1
+1
209
1
+1
280
+2
+2
2000
Vijay Singh
72
T10
-4
139
T2
-1
209
1
+3
289
+3
+3
2001
Tiger Woods
70
T15
-5
136
T2
-2
204
1
+1
272
+2
+2
2002
Tiger Woods
70
T7
-3
139
T4
-4
205
T1
0
276
+3
+3
2003
Mike Weir
70
T4
-4
138
1
+4
213
2
-2
281
PO
PO
2004
Phil Mickelson
72
T15
-5
141
T4
-3
210
T1
0
279
+1
+1
2005
Tiger Woods
74
T33
-7
140
3
-6
205
1
+3
276
PO
PO
2006
Phil Mickelson
70
T4
-3
142
T5
-4
212
1
+1
281
+2
+2
2007
Zach Johnson
71
T5
-2
144
T4
-2
220
T4
-2
289
+2
+2
2008
Trevor Immelman
68
T1
--
136
1
+1
205
1
+2
280
+3
+3
2009
Angel Cabrera
68
T6
-3
136
3
-1
205
T1
--
276
PO
PO
2010
Phil Mickelson
67
T2
-1
138
T3
-2
205
2
-1
272
+3
+3
2011
Charl Schwartzel
69
T7
-4
140
T12
-6
208
T2
-4
274
+2
+2
2012
Bubba Watson
69
T4
-2
140
T3
-1
210
4
-3
278
PO
PO
2013
Adam Scott
69
T10
-3
141
T7
-3
210
3
-1
279
PO
PO
(NOTE: 11 Champions were over par at 18 holes, 7 were over par at 36 holes, and 6 were over par at 54 holes)
Age of Champions
Youngest
21 years 3 months 14 days, Tiger Woods, 1997
Youngest Second-Time Winner
25 years 2 months 21 days, Jack Nicklaus, 1965
Youngest Third-Time Winner
26 years 2 months 20 days, Jack Nicklaus, 1966
Youngest Fourth-Time Winner
29 years 3 months 11 days, Tiger Woods, 2005
Oldest
46 years 2 months 23 days, Jack Nicklaus, 1986 (6th victory)
Oldest First-Time Winner
41 Years 3 months 29 days, Mark O'Meara, 1998
Oldest Second-Time Winner
43 years 2 months 29 days, Ben Crenshaw, 1995
Oldest Third-Time Winner
42 years 5 months 8 days, Gary Player, 1978
Oldest Fourth-Time Winner
34 years 7 months 2 days, Arnold Palmer, 1964
Youngest-Oldest Fifth-Time Winner
35 years 2 months 23 days, Jack Nicklaus, 1975
Average, 77 Winners
32.66 years
Average, First-Time Winners
31.56 years (48 winners, 18 under 30)
Average, Second-Time Winners
32.81 years (16 winners, 12 over 30)
Average, Third-Time Winners
35.84 years (8 winners)
Average, Fourth-Time Winners
32.01 years (3 winners)