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18 holes' worth of Phoenix Open trivia

Number of 18 HOLES' WORTH OF times Phil Mickelson PHOENIX OPEN TRIVIA has appeared: 23 (PLUS A COOL TIME-LAPSE VIDEO FROM LAST YEAR'S TOURNEY) 538,356 Number of par-4 holes in one: Andrew Magee, 17th hole (2001), the only par-4 ace in PGA history. Highest attendance in Phoenix Open history in 2008. FORMER NAMES OF THE TOURNAMENT: Prize money won by Mickelson: 2 Western Open, Arizona Open, Ben Hogan Invitational, Phoenix Open, FBR Open. WATCH Tap for time- lapse video. [ 76 sec. ] $2,578,783 Birds Nest born 1972. It is now the Waste Management Phoenix Open. The Phoenix Open is the fifth-oldest continuously running golf tournament on the PGA Tour. WASTE MANAGEMENT PHOENIX OPEN 27 First-place money in 1932 $600 First-place money in 2013 $1,098,000 Years the tournament has been at TPC Scottsdale. The longest continuous PGA Tour +) tap for the BACK 9 stretch at a course. FAMOUS PHOENIX OPEN FIRSTS: WINNER: Ralph Guldahl. FEMALE PARTICIPANT: Babe Zaharias (1945). AFRICAN-AMERICAN PARTICIPANT: Charlie Sifford (1959). 9. Number of 11 J.B. HOLMES 10 Only rookie to win Phoenix Open, 2006. Lowest stroke total for 72 holes, Mark Calcavecchia, 2001. YOUNGEST 256 CHAMPION: The Phoenix Open 13 was first televised in Jerry Pate (1977), OLDEST 12 CHAMPION: 1973. 23 Kenny Perry (2009), years, 3 months, 48 NUMBER OF ACES AT TPC: 14 21, including one by Tiger Woods in 1997. 3 days. years, 3 months, 21 days. 15 Largest margin of victory: Johnny Miller, 14 shots ahead of Jerry Heard in 1975. 18 FATHER OF THE PHOENIX OPEN: 16 MOST TOURNAMENT WINS: Mark Calcavecchia (1989, 1992, 2001); Gene Littler (1955, 1959, 1969); Arnold Palmer (1961, 1962, 1963). Robert W. Goldwater 17 served as chairman from 1934- 1951. The tournament has had 59 other chairmen. TOURNAMENT NICKNAME: The Greatest Show on Grass. SOURCE: WASTE MANAGEMENT PHOENIX OPEN

18 holes' worth of Phoenix Open trivia

shared by AndreaHeser on Jan 31
Waste Management Phoenix Open tourney trivia. 18 interesting facts about The Greatest Show on Grass.


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