Jason Day had the lowest combined score in golf's 2016 major championships
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Jason Day had the lowest combined score in golf’s 2016 major championships

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Though he did not win a major in 2016, Jason Day turned in the best combined performance in the four major championships.

Day is one of 13 players to make the cut in all four majors this year, which played to a combined par of 1132 (288-280-284-288). He turned in a total score of 9 under par, making him the only player to finish under par combined in 2016.

Next best was Jordan Spieth, who finished at 3 over par. Further back in third place would be Emiliano Grillo, who was at 10 over par.

Combined scores in the 2016 major championships

Jason Day -9 1123
Jordan Spieth 3 1135
Emiliano Grillo 10 1142
Kevin Na 13 1145
Lee Westwood 14 1146
Rafa Cabrera-Bello 15 1147
Danny Willett 16 1148
Martin Kaymer 16 1148
Bill Haas 16 1148
Adam Scott 17 1149
Justin Thomas 27 1159
Harris English 27 1159
Kevin Kisner 29 1161


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