Famous Birdie Records


There are several well-known birdie-related records in golf that have gained attention over the years. Here are a few of them:

  1. Most Consecutive Birdies in a PGA Tour Tournament: Mark Calcavecchia holds the record for the most consecutive birdies in a PGA Tour tournament, with 9 consecutive birdies during the second round of the 2009 RBC Canadian Open.
  2. Most Birdies in a Single Round of a Major: Tommy Nakajima and Ray Floyd share the record for the most birdies in a single round of a major championship. They each recorded 9 birdies during the 1978 Masters and the 1982 U.S. Open, respectively.
  3. Most Birdies in a Single Round of a PGA Tour Event: Paul Gow and Briny Baird share the record for the most birdies in a single round of a PGA Tour event, both making 12 birdies in a round.
  4. Most Birdies in a Single Tournament: Mark Calcavecchia also holds the record for the most birdies in a single PGA Tour event, making 32 birdies at the 2001 Phoenix Open.
  5. Most Birdies in a Season: Ernie Els set a record for the most birdies in a PGA Tour season with 475 birdies during the 2003 season.
  6. Most Birdies in a Career: The record for the most birdies in a PGA Tour career is held by Sam Snead, with over 2,000 birdies during his time on tour.
  7. Most Consecutive Birdies to Win a Tournament: Kevin Streelman holds the record for the most consecutive birdies to win a PGA Tour tournament. He made seven consecutive birdies to finish the 2014 Travelers Championship.

These records highlight the exceptional skill and consistency of golfers in making birdies, which are a testament to their ability to score well on the golf course.


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