Players Championship Records

Players Championship Of Europe Records

HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 27: Paul Broadhurst of England plays his tee shot on the 18th hole during the first round of The Deutsche Bank Players Championship of Europe at Gut Kaden Golf and Land Club on July 27, 2006 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)Golf star Tiger Woods holds the record for the most wins of the Players Championship Of Europe. He won in 1999, 2001 and again in 2002. Woods also holds the record as the youngest winner, through winning the 1999 tournament at age 23.

The Players Championship Of Europe record for the lowest 18-hole score was set in 1998 by Lee Westwood, with his score of 61 (-11).

Germany’s Robert Karlsson holds the record for the lowest under-par winning score of 263 (-25), set over 72 holes when he won the tournament in 2006. In 2006, Karlsson also set the record for the lowest first 54-hole score, at 196 (-20).

The biggest leading margin, at 11 shots, was set by Colin Montgomerie in 1989.

In 2001, Michael Campbell set the record for the lowest 18-hole score – at 62 (-10) – and the lowest 36-hole score, at 127 (-17).

Wire-to-wire winners of the Players Championship include Jaime Gonzalez (1994), Bernhard Langer (1995) and Padraig Harrington (2003).

The Players Championship Of Europe has seen a total of five play-offs, when:

  • Brian Barnes beat Brian Waites (1981)
  • Jaime Gonzalez beat Mark James (1984)
  • Tiger Woods beat Colin Montgomerie (2002)
  • Padraig Harrington beat Thomas Bjorn (2003)
  • Niclas Fasth beat Angel Cabrera (2005)

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