Discover Golf : Vol 13
Image Credit: Andrew Redington / Gett y Images 52 The record number of Masters events played by Gary Player. 54 Jack Burke Jr holds the title of greatest comeback at the Masters after 54 holes. He was eight shots off the lead in 1956 but rallied to claim victory. 63 Nick Price and Greg Norman jointly hold the record for the lowest score at the Masters. 3 Jack Nicklaus (1965 and 1966), Nick Faldo (1989 and 1990) and Tiger Woods (2001 and 2002) are the only men to win back-to-back Masters tournaments. 80,000 Each hole is named after a plant or shrub that adorns it. For example, No. 3 is called ‘Flowering Crab Apple.’ An estimated 80,000 plants have been added since the course was built. 6 Only six players have birdied the 72nd hole to win the Masters: Art Wall, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Sandy Lyle, Mark O’Meara and Phil Mickelson. FEATURE | THE MASTERS 19 46 Nicklaus holds the distinction of being the oldest Masters champion. The Golden Bear was 46 years, two months and 23 days old when he won his sixth and final green jacket in 1986.