CHASING 82

How we got to 82

Unlike Tiger Woods’ 81 victories, determining Sam Snead’s official record total of 82 wins required plenty of discussion … and some difficult decisions

April 16, 2019
By Laury Livsey, PGATOUR.COM
In the “Official PGA Tournament Record Book,” Sam Snead’s first official victory is listed as the “Virginia Closed Pro, 1936.” (Stan Badz/PGA TOUR)
In the “Official PGA Tournament Record Book,” Sam Snead’s first official victory is listed as the “Virginia Closed Pro, 1936.” (Stan Badz/PGA TOUR)