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PGA Tour Scoring Record - Most Strokes Under Par over 72 Holes

Lowest Score in Relation to Par, 72 Holes


Most PGA Tour tournaments are scheduled for 72 holes; a few over the years have been 90-holers. The scores below are the lowest in a 72-hole tournament, or over the first four rounds of a 90-hole event:

• *Steve Stricker, 2009 Bob Hope Classic, 255 total, par-72

• Ernie Els, 2003 Mercedes Championship, 261 total, par-73

• *Pat Perez, 2009 Bob Hope Classic, 258 total, par-72

• Joe Durant*, 2001 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, 259, par-72
• Tim Herron*, 2003 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, 259, par-72

• John Huston, 1998 United Airlines Hawaiian Open, 260, par-72
• Mark Calcavecchia, 2001 Phoenix Open, 256, par-71
• Stuart Appleby*, 2003 Las Vegas Invitational, 259
• Phil Mickelson, 2006 BellSouth Classic, 260, par-72
• Phil Mickelson, 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open, 256, par-71
• Patrick Reed, 2014 Humana Challenge, 260, par-72

(*First four rounds of 5-round tournament)

Pity poor Steve Stricker. He's the recordholder and didn't even win the tournament - in the fifth round of the 2009 Bob Hope Classic, Stricker was overtaken by Pat Perez, who is third on the list above.

Note that if we only consider 72-hole tournaments, Els is the recordholder. However, the PGA Tour recognizes Stricker and the other scores posted over four consecutive rounds in the same tournament.

Source: PGA Tour

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