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Masters records: Highest scores, lowest rounds and more

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April 2, 2015

The Masters is among the most revered and sought-after titles in golf. Held at Augusta National Golf in Augusta, Ga., every April, the tournament invites the best professional players in the game, plus a handful of elite amateurs. Here are some of the records that have been set at the Masters Tournament over the years.

Most Appearances

Gary Player – 52
Arnold Palmer – 50

Most Victories

Jack Nicklaus – 6
Tiger Woods – 4
Arnold Palmer – 4

Best Career Scoring Average (100+ rounds)

Fred Couples – 71.91
Jack Nicklaus – 71.98

Most Second-Place Finishes

Jack Nicklaus – 4
Ben Hogan – 4
Tom Weiskopf – 4
Greg Norman – 3
Tom Watson – 3
Johnny Miller – 3
Tom Kite – 3
Raymond Floyd – 3

Course Record (four rounds)

Tiger Woods – 270 (1997)
Jack Nicklaus – 271 (1965)

Course Record (18 holes)

Greg Norman – 63 (1996)
Nick Price – 63 (1986)

Highest 18-Hole Score

Charles Kunkle – 95 (1956)
Doug Ford – 94 (2000)
Doug Ford – 94 (1997)

Albatrosses

4 – Gene Sarazen (1935), Bruce Devlin (1967), Jeff Maggert (1994), Louis Oosthuizen (2012)

Youngest Winner

Tiger Woods (1997) — 21 years, 3 months, 14 days
Jordan Spieth (2015) — 21 years, 8 months, 16 days

Oldest Winner

Jack Nicklaus (1986) – 46 years, 2 months, 23 days

Youngest Entrant

Guan Tianlang — 14 years, 4 months, 19 days

Largest Margin of Victory

Tiger Woods — 12 (1997)

Best Amateur Score

Charlie Coe — 281 (1961)

Worst Score On a Hole

Tom Weiskopf — 13 (1980)
Tommy Nakajima — 13 (1978)