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The Tour Report

August 9 2013

5:13 PM

63s in major championships

Jason Dufner's 63 on Friday at Oak Hill was the 26th 63 shot in a major championship and the 12th at the PGA Championship, the most of any major. Below is a list of previous 63s at a major. Only five players who shot 63 went on to win the tournament (Raymond Floyd, 1982 PGA; Tiger Woods, 2007 PGA; Johnny Miller, 1973 U.S. Open; Jack Nicklaus, 1980 U.S. Open; Greg Norman, 1986 Open Championship):

PGA (12 times) Year Course Round Relation to par Finish
Bruce Crampton 1975 Firestone 2nd 7 under 2nd
Raymond Floyd 1982 Southern Hills 1st 7 under Won
Gary Player 1984 Shoal Creek 2nd 9 under T-2
Vijay Singh 1993 Inverness 2nd 8 under 4th
Michael Bradley 1995 Riviera 1st 8 under T-54
Brad Faxon 1995 Riviera 4th 8 under 5th
Jose Maria Olazabal 2000 Valhalla 3rd 9 under T-4
Mark O’Meara 2001 Atlanta Athletic 2nd 7 under T-22
Thomas Bjorn 2005 Baltusrol 3rd 7 under T-2
Tiger Woods 2007 Southern Hills 2nd 7 under Won
Steve Stricker 2011 Atlanta Athletic 1st 7 under T-12
Jason Dufner 2013 Oak Hill 2nd 7 under TBD
Masters (2) Year Course Round Relation to par Finish
Nick Price 1986 Augusta National 3rd 9 under 5th
Greg Norman 1996 Augusta National 1st 9 under 2nd
U.S. Open (4) Year Course Round Relation to par Finish
Johnny Miller 1973 Oakmont 4th 8 under Won
Jack Nicklaus 1980 Baltusrol 1st 7 under Won
Tom Weiskopf 1980 Baltusrol 1st 7 under 37th
Vijay Singh 2003 Olympia Fields 2nd 7 under T-20
British Open (8) Year Course Round Relation to par Finish
Mark Hayes 1977 Turnberry 2nd 7 under T-9
Isao Aoki 1980 Muirfield 3rd 8 under T-12
Greg Norman 1986 Turnberry 2nd 7 under Won
Paul Broadhurst 1990 St. Andrews 3rd 9 under T-12
Jodie Mudd 1991 Birkdale 4th 7 under T-5
Nick Faldo 1993 St. George’s 2nd 7 under 2nd
Payne Stewart 1993 St. George’s 4th 7 under 12th
Rory McIlroy 2010 St. Andrews 1st 9 under T-3

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