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2015 Women's World Golf Rankings: No. 1, Top 50 at End of Year

Which golfer finished the year 2015 at No. 1 in the women's world golf rankings? On this page we'll find out that answer, plus look at the season-ending Top 50 in the Rolex Rankings, the official world rankings of women's professional golf.

Tiger Woods' Largest Margins of Victory

What is the most strokes by which Tiger Woods ever won a pro golf tournament? Woods' largest margin of victory is 15 strokes, and his two largest winning margins both happened in major championships.

Most Wins In a Single Season on the PGA Tour

What is the all-time PGA Tour record for most wins in a single season? You might already know the answer — 18 wins — because it is one of the most-famous records in golf. But do you know how many golfers have posted double-digit wins in a single PGA Tour season? How many times there have been 8-wins-or-better years in PGA Tour history?

Golfer Willie Turnesa: Winner of Amateur Majors

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Willie Turnesa was the youngster in a family of golfing brothers, and the only one who didn't turn pro. He won the U.S. Amateur twice and the British Amateur once, along with multiple other significant amateur tournaments.

PGA Tour Record: Most Strokes Under Par, 72 Holes

How low can they go? How many strokes, that is, under par are PGA Tour players capable of scoring in a 72-hole tournament? It took until 2003 before any PGA Tour golfer finished at 30-under, but several more have since joined that club.

2021 World Golf Rankings: No. 1, Top 50 at End of Year

Which golfers finished the year 2021 in the Top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking? Who was No. 1? Below is the year-end list of 2021's top-ranked golfers.

The Bridgee (or Bridges) Bet in Golf

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Have you ever caught a lucky break when your golf ball appeared headed for the water but instead bounced over a bridge, or ricocheted off a bridge and onto dry land? If you were playing the golf side bet called Bridgee or Bridges, you'd then have a chance to win some money.

2021 Women's World Golf Rankings: No. 1, Top 50 at End of Year

Who was the No. 1 player in women's golf at the end of 2021? Which golfers finished the year ranked the highest in the Rolex Rankings, the official world rankings of women's golf? Below is the year-end list of 2021's top-ranked golfers.

Estelle Lawson Page: Amateur Golfer, Champion

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Estelle Lawson Page was a winner of the U.S. Women's Amateur in the 1930s, beating a future LPGA superstar in the championship match. But you might call her the queen of Carolinas golf of the era: From the 1930s into the 1950s, she won at least 20 tournaments, all of them, except that U.S. Amateur, in the Carolinas.

Golfers Who Finished 2nd in Majors Most Often Without Winning

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Finishing second-place in multiple major championships is a pretty good indication of a very good golfer — even if the golfer never wins a major. That becomes obvious when you see the names of the golfers on the list of those with the most runner-up finishes in majors without winning one.

When Did Tiger Woods First Make a Cut on the PGA Tour?

Tiger Woods played in multiple PGA Tour tournaments as an amateur and as a teenager before turning pro at age 20. In which of those tournaments did Woods first play the weekend — when and where did he first make the cut in a PGA Tour event?

The Ferret and Golden Ferret in Golf

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Golfers are not fans of burrowing animals, at least not on golf courses: They dig holes, holes that can damage the course and even catch golf balls rolling along the ground. But golfers love ferrets! Why? Let's find out.

'Big Break IV: USA vs. Europe' Winner, Cast

Big Break IV: USA vs. Europe was the fourth season of the Golf Channel's reality/competition television series, in which golfers competed in challenges and matches for prizes including money and exemptions into tour events.

The Youngest Winners in PGA Tour History

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Who are the youngest golfers ever to win an official tournament on the PGA Tour? The record-holder was only 18 years old when he won on tour — and he never won another tour event.

Chuck Kocsis: Michigan Golf Icon, PGA Tour Record-Holder

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Chuck Kocsis was an American golfer, a lifelong amateur, who was once voted the greatest Michigan amateur golfer of the 20th century. He never won the biggest amateur title, the U.S. Amateur, but earned many other victories. And one of those other victories makes him the youngest winner in PGA Tour history .