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Lowest 72-Hole Stroke Total on PGA Tour

PGA Tour Scoring Record - 72 Hole Stroke Total

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Mike Souchak held this record for nearly 50 years before Mark Calcavecchia bested it. Then Tommy Armour III lowered it farther. Here are the lowest 72-hole stroke totals on the PGA Tour:

  • 254 - Tommy Armour III (64-62-63-65), 2003 Valero Texas Open
  • 255 - *Steve Stricker ((65-67-61-62), 2009 Bob Hope Classic
  • 256 - Mark Calcavecchia (65-60-64-67), 2001 Phoenix Open; Russell Henley (63-63-67-63), 2013 Sony Open; Phil Mickelson (60-65-64-67), 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open
  • 257 - Mike Souchak (60-68-64-65), 1955 Texas Open; Tiger Woods (64-63-64-66), 2007 Tour Championship
*Stricker's total came in the first four rounds of the Bob Hope Classic, which was a five-round (90 holes) event in 2009. Stricker wound up finishing third after the fifth and final round.

Who was the first golfer in PGA Tour history to finish below 260? That was Byron Nelson who carded 259 at the 1945 Seattle Open.

Source: PGA Tour

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