Lowest Back-to-Back Rounds in Champions Tour History

This all-time record is for the lowest back-to-back rounds in the history of the Champions Tour — the lowest score in consecutive rounds within the same PGA Tour Champions tournament.

So far, a handful of golfers on the 50-and-over tour have gone as low as 125 in back-to-back rounds, and one golfer went even lower. So here's a closer look:

The Record-Holder: Bruce Fleisher, 124

Bruce Fleisher was one of those golfers who never did much on the regular PGA Tour (he had one win), but then became a star on the senior circuit: He piled up 18 career Champions Tour wins. The 2002 RJR Championship was his 15th of those 18 wins.

His first round of 60 tied the then-Champions Tour 18-hole scoring record. His second-round 64 gave him this record, as well as the tour's record for lowest opening 36 holes. In the final round, Fleisher added a 67 and won by five strokes over runner-up Hale Irwin in the 54-hole tournament. His 191 winning total in that tournament is still the Champions Tour's 54-hole scoring record.

The List: Lowest Score, Consecutive Rounds, Champions Tour

(The score in relation to par that appears in parentheses with each listing is the golfer's score in the two rounds whose stroke totals are also listed.)
  • 124: Bruce Fleisher, 60-64, 2002 RJR Championship, first and second rounds (16-under)
  • 125: Isao Aoki, 60-65, 1997 Emerald Coast Classic, second and third rounds (15-under)
  • 125: Walter Morgan, 60-65, 2002 AT&T Canada Senior Open, second and third rounds (17-under)
  • 125: Gil Morgan, 63-62, 2006 MasterCard Championship at Hualalai, second and third rounds (19-under)
  • 125: Tom Lehman, 63-62, 2012 Charles Schwab Cup Championship, second and third rounds (17-under)
  • 125: Scott McCarron, 61-64, 2017 Dick's Sporting Goods Open, second and third rounds (17-under)
  • 125: Phil Mickelson, 61-64, 2020 Charles Schwab Series at Ozarks National, first and second rounds (17-under)
  • 125: Steve Stricker, 60-65, 2023 Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai, second and third rounds (19-under)
In addition to Fleisher, Aoki, Lehman, McCarron and Stricker also were winners of the tournaments in which they made this list. In Walter Morgan's case, he was 61 when he opened the 2002 AT&T Canada Senior Open with a 60, making him the youngest golfer in Champions Tour history to shoot his age.

Phil Mickelson achieved another distinction in the rounds that got him onto this list: they were the first two rounds he ever played on the Champions Tour.

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