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    • Tiger Woods shot a record 19 under par in the 2000 Open Championship at St. Andrews. (Andrew Redington/Getty Images) Tiger Woods shot a record 19 under par in the 2000 Open Championship at St. Andrews. (Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

    Largest deficit overcome by winner:
    -- After 18 holes: Harry Vardon (1896), 11 strokes
    -- After 36 holes: George Duncan (1920), 13 strokes
    -- After 54 holes: Paul Lawrie (1999), 10 strokes

    Lowest final round by winner: Greg Norman (1993), 64

    Lowest opening round shot by winner: Louis Oosthuizen (2010), 65

    Largest lead going into the final round without going on to win:
    -- Macdonald Smith (1925), 5 strokes
    -- Jean Van de Velde (1999), 5 strokes

    Largest margin of victory: Tom Morris, Sr. (1862), 13 strokes

    Winners to shoot all four rounds under 70: Tiger Woods (2000); Nick Price (1994); Greg Norman (1993)

    Last winner to be victorious in debut: Ben Curtis (2003), Royal St. George’s

    Last winner to lead after each round: Gary Player (1974)

    Most Open Championship victories: Harry Vardon, 6

    Most runner-ups in Open Championship history: Jack Nicklaus, 7

    Most top-five finishes in the Open Championship: J.H. Taylor, Jack Nicklaus, 16

    Winner with lowest score to par since 1963: Tiger Woods (2000, St. Andrews), 269 (-19)

    Lowest total by an amateur: 281: Iain Pyman (1993), Tiger Woods (1996)

    Lowest individual round in Open history: 63, 8 times (last time: Rory McIlroy, first round in 2010)

    Lowest score by round:
    -- First round: Rory McIlroy (2010), 63
    -- Second round: three times, 63 (last time: Nick Faldo, 1993)
    -- Third round: two times, 63 (last time: Paul Broadhurst, 1990)
    -- Final round: two times, 63 (last time: Payne Stewart, 1993)

    Lowest total score by round:
    -- First round: Rory McIlroy (2010), 63
    -- After second round: Nick Faldo (1992), Brandt Snedeker (2012), 130
    -- After the third round: Tom Lehman (1996), 198

    Highest final round by champion (since 1939): Sam Snead (1946), 75

    Lowest final 54 holes: Nick Price (1994), 66-67-66--199

    Lowest final 36 holes: Anders Forsbrand (1994 at Turnberry); Ian Baker-Finch (1991 at Royal Birkdale); Tom Watson (1977 at Turnberry), 130

    Lowest individual round by amateur: Tom Lewis (2011), 65

    Lowest total winning score: Greg Norman (1993), 267

    Lowest nine-hole score: Denis Durnian (1983, first nine at Royal Birkdale), 28

    Most appearances in the Open Championship: Gary Player, 46

    Most appearances before first Open victory: Darren Clarke (2011), 19

    Most victories: Harry Vardon, 6

    Most runners-up: Jack Nicklaus, 7

    Oldest winner: Tom Morris Sr., 46 years, 99 days

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