Some more interesting Masters statistics and records ahead of the first major of 2014 at Augusta National

Masters facts and figures: part 2

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A second installment of eye-catching Masters statistics and records from the 80+ years of action at Augusta National…

Lowest career scoring average: Tiger Woods, 70.87

Biggest comeback after 54 holes: 8 shots – Jack Burke Jr,. 1956

Largest 54-hole lead lost: 6 strokes – Greg Norman, 1996

Most cuts made: Jack Nicklaus, 37

Most consecutive cuts made: Gary Player, 23

Average attempts before first victory: 6

Average age of 76 winners: 32.66 years

In the history of the Masters, only three players have won with over-par totals: Sam Snead, 1954; Jack Burke, Jnr., 1956; Zach Johnson, 2007

Thirteen people have won both the Par 3 contest and the tournament proper but no player has done the double in the same year. As such, it is often seen as an unlucky omen to win the par 3 contest! Ryan Moore was the winner in 2014.

Four players have recorded the same score in all four rounds: Walter Hagen, 76, 1939; Lew Worsham, 74, 1954; Kenny Knox, 75, 1987; George Archer, 75, 1989

There have been 15 hole-in-ones on the 16th hole at Augusta National

Worst possible 18-hole score: 166 (94-over-par)

Did you know?

With his 1997 Masters victory, Tiger Woods set 20 Masters records, including:

Lowest 72-hole score: 270, 18-under-par
Youngest Champion: 21 years
Widest margin of victory: 12 stokes
Worst start by a champion, first nine holes: 40 (four-over)
Most strokes under par, second nine: 16-under-par
Under par, Amen Corner, four rounds: 7
Most 3s by a champion: 26
Largest lead through 54 holes: 9 strokes
Youngest player to shoot 65: 21 years