Are you passionate about golf and all that it involves this amazing sport? Then you will love to hear some amazing facts concerning the best golf players in the world. We are talking about Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and many other more. This golfers have made history several times throughout the years at many championships. If you want to learn more about the top victories in the world of golf, make sure to read this article.
Nick Faldo, 1990 Open Championship, St. Andrews
Nick Aldo has won six championships, including the Open Championship in 1990 at St. Andrews. This was actually his most impressive victory. He played very well the entire game and he finished first with a high score of 270. He won by five shots over other two famous players, Mark McNulty and Payne Stewart.
Ben Hogan, 1953 Masters
At the 1953 Masters, Ben Hogan accomplished something extraordinary. He managed to won the tournament with rounds of 70-69-66-69 and earned a five-stroke win, so we can say that it was a great achievement. This was definitely his top performance, because he also tied the biggest margin of victory in the Masters.
Phil Mickelson, 2013 Open Championship at Muirfield
What happened at the 2013 Open championship at Muirfield was something amazing. Mickelson birdied four of the six holes and won by three shots. This way he equaled the round with a 66. What was more amazing was the fact the Mickelson just recovered from a defeat in the U.S. Open at Merion Golf club.
Bobby Jones, 1929 U.S. Open at Winged Foot
Although this event took place a long time ago, it’s definitely a classic and considered to be one of the most impressive victory in the history of golf. Bobby Jones managed to won by 23 shots (a great performance) after he was close to losing the game.
Jack Nicklaus, 1965 Masters
Jack Nicklaus is one of the most successful golf player and also one of the most talented golfer ever. In 1965, at the Masters he played with other two famous players: Gary Player and Arnold Palmer but he distanced himself from them by making five birdies on the front nine in the third round and three more birdies to shoot 64. When he put a 69 in the final round he broke a record, namely the 271 scoring record of Ben Hogan.
Tiger Woods, 2000 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach
Tiger Woods is a famous golf player that manages to impress everyone with with amazing set of skills each and every time he plays a game of golf. At the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach he was 15 shots ahead of Ernie Els and he only needed 24 putts in this opening-round. He established a record at the U.S. Open tournament. He had the 36-hole lead, but also the lowest tournament skore and the most strokes under par.