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Largest Final-Round Comeback on PGA Tour

PGA Tour Records: Most Strokes Coming-from-Behind To Win in Final Round


This record is for the most strokes behind at the start of the final round by a golfer who goes on to win the tournament - the largest final-round comebacks.

10 strokes

  • Paul Lawrie, 1999 British Open
9 strokes
  • Stewart Cink, 2004 MCI Heritage
8 strokes
  • Jack Burke Jr., 1956 Masters Tournament
  • Ken Venturi, 1959 Los Angeles Open
  • Mark Lye, 1983 Bank of Boston Classic
  • Hal Sutton, 1985 St. Jude Memphis Classic
  • Chip Beck, 1990 Buick Open
  • Scott Simpson, 1998 Buick Invitational
  • Craig Stadler, 2003 B.C. Open
  • Kyle Stanley, 2012 Waste Management Phoenix Open

See also: Largest LPGA final-round comebacks

Source: PGA Tour

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