63: Lowest rounds in men's major championship history
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63: Lowest rounds in men’s major championship history

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Henrik Stenson recorded the 29th round of 63 ever recorded in a men's major championship, shooting 8 under par at Royal Troon in the final round of the 2016 British Open Championship. It marks the 10th round of 63 in the Open Championship.

Earlier in the week, Phil Mickelson recorded the 28th round of 63, shooting the figure in the first round.


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Here's a look at the players who have shot 63, the lowest round ever in a men's major championship:

Masters (2)
Nick Price -- 1986, Augusta National, 3rd round, -9 (72), finished 5th
Greg Norman -- 1996, Augusta National, 1st round, -9 (72), finished 2nd

U.S. Open (4) 
Johnny Miller -- 1973, Oakmont, 4th round, -8 (71), won
Jack Nicklaus -- 1980, Baltusrol, 1st round, -7 (70), won
Tom Weiskopf -- 1980, Baltusrol, 1st round, -7 (70), finished 37th
Vijay Singh -- 2003, Olympia Fields, 2nd round, -7 (70), finished T-20

British Open (9)
Mark Hayes -- 1977, Turnberry, 2nd round, -7 (70), finished T-9
Isao Aoki -- 1980, Muirfield, 3rd round, -8 (71), finished T-12
Greg Norman -- 1986, Turnberry, 2nd round, -7 (70), won
Paul Broadhurst -- 1990, St. Andrews, 3rd round, -9 (72), finished T-12
Jodie Mudd -- 1991, Birkdale, 4th round, -7 (70), finished T-5
Nick Faldo -- 1993, St. George’s, 2nd round, -7 (70), finished 2nd
Payne Stewart -- 1993, St. George’s, 4th round, -7 (70), finished 12th
Rory McIlroy -- 2010, St. Andrews, 1st round, -9 (72), finished T-3
Phil Mickelson -- 2016, Royal Troon, 1st round, -8 (71), finished 2nd
Henrik Stenson -- 2016, Royal Troon, final round, -8 (71), won

PGA Championship (14)
Bruce Crampton -- 1975, Firestone, 2nd round, -7 (70), finished 2nd
Raymond Floyd -- 1982, Southern Hills, 1st round, -7 (70), won
Gary Player -- 1984, Shoal Creek, 2nd round, -9 (72), finished T-2
Vijay Singh -- 1993, Inverness, 2nd round, -8 (71), finished 4th
Michael Bradley -- 1995, Riviera, 1st round, -8 (71), finished T-54
Brad Faxon -- 1995, Riviera, 4th round, -8 (71), finished 5th
Jose Maria Olazabal -- 2000, Valhalla, 3rd round, -9 (72), finished T-4
Mark O’Meara -- 2001, Atlanta Athletic, 2nd round, -7 (70), finished T-22
Thomas Bjorn -- 2005, Baltusrol, 3rd round, -7 (70), finished T-2
Tiger Woods -- 2007, Southern Hills, 2nd round, -7 (70), won
Steve Stricker -- 2011, Atlanta Athletic, 1st round, -7 (70), finished T-12
Jason Dufner -- 2013, Oak Hill, 2nd round, -7 (70), won
Hiroshi Iwata -- 2015, Whistling Straits, 2nd round, -9 (72), finished T-21
Robert Streb -- 2016, Baltusrol, 2nd round, -7 (70), finish TBD

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