Major championship lowest rounds

2017-07-22 18:03
Branden Grace (Getty)

Southport - South Africa's Branden Grace made history on Saturday as he became the first player ever to score 62 in a major championship during the third round of the British Open at Royal Birkdale.

Before his eight-under-par effort there had been a total of 31 rounds of 63 across all four majors.


Nick Price, 1986, third round (9-under)

Greg Norman, 1996, first round (9-under)

US Open

Johnny Miller, 1973 (Oakmont), final round (8-under)

Jack Nicklaus, 1980 (Baltusrol), first round (7-under)

Tom Weiskopf, 1980 (Baltusrol), first round (7-under)

Vijay Singh, 2003 (Olympia Fields), second round (7-under)

Justin Thomas, 2017 (Erin Hills), third round (9-under)

British Open

Mark Hayes, 1977 (Turnberry), second round (7-under)

Isao Aoki, 1980 (Muirfield), third round (8-under)

Greg Norman, 1986 (Turnberry), second round (7-under)

Paul Broadhurst, 1990 (St. Andrews), third round (9-under)

Jodie Mudd, 1991 (Birkdale), final round (7-under)

Nick Faldo, 1993 (St. George's), final round (7-under)

Payne Stewart, 1993 (St. George's), final round (7-under)

Rory McIlroy, 2010 (St. Andrews), first round (9-under)

Phil Mickelson, 2016 (Royal Troon), first round (8-under)

Henrik Stenson, 2016 (Royal Troon), final round (8-under)

PGA Championship

Bruce Crampton, 1975 (Firestone), second round (7-under)

Raymond Floyd, 1982 (Southern Hills), first round (7-under)

Gary Player, 1984 (Shoal Creek), second round (9-under)

Vijay Singh, 1993 (Inverness), second round (8-under)

Michael Bradley, 1995 (Riviera), first round (8-under)

Brad Faxon, 1995 (Riviera), final round (8-under)

Jose Maria Olazabal, 2000 (Valhalla), third round (9-under)

Mark O'Meara, 2001 (Atlanta Athletic Club), second round (7-under)

Thomas Bjorn, 2005 (Baltusrol), third round (7-under)

Tiger Woods, 2007 (Southern Hills), second round (7-under)

Steve Stricker, 2011 (Atlanta Athletic Club), first round (7-under)

Jason Dufner, 2013 (Oak Hill), second round (7-under)

Hiroshi Iwata, 2015 (Whistling Straits) second round (9-under)

Robert Streb, 2016 (Baltusrol), second round (7-under)

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