How Many Hole-in-Ones Have Happened at the PGA Championship? Stats to Know on Aces, Albatrosses and Birdies
Golf fans are anxious with anticipation as the 2023 PGA Championship draws closer. This year marks the 105th edition of the event, so there's plenty of past history that precedes those competing at Oak Hill Country Club.
With that in mind, here are the key records and stats to know before the 2023 PGA Championship tees off.
How Many Hole-in-Ones Have There Been at the PGA Championship?
A total of 47 aces, or hole-in-ones, have occurred at the PGA Championship in the tournament's history. The most recent ace was sunk by Byeong Hun An in 2020 on hole No. 11 at TPC Harding Park.
Check out the full history of PGA Championship hole-in-ones below, sorted by golfers in alphabetical order:
Byeong Hun An
Charles Howell III
Davis Love III
How Many Birdies Were Made at the 2022 PGA Championship?
The 2022 PGA Championship saw Justin Thomas capture his second win at the event with a score of 5-under. Thomas sank 16 birdies en route to that victory, which were part of the 870 total birdies made at the PGA Championship last year.
How Many Birdies Were Made at the 2021 PGA Championship?
In 2021, Phil Mickelson won with a score of 6-under. He made a staggering 22 birdies on the way to his victory, which were part of the 1,058 total birdies made at that year's tournament.
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How Many Birdies Were Made at the 2013 PGA Championship?
The PGA Championship returns to the East Course at Oak Hill this year for the first time since 2013. Jason Dufner is the most recent winner at this course, posting a score of 10-under. Dufner made 16 birdies en route to his 2013 PGA Championship victory, which were part of the 979 total birdies recorded at that year's tournament.
How Many Albatrosses Have Happened in PGA Championship History?
A double eagle, otherwise known as an albatross, is rare occurrence at the PGA Championship. There have only been three in the major's history all-time. The first albatross recorded at the PGA Championship was by Darrell Kestner in 1993 at Iverness Club. He has since been followed by Per-Ulrik Johansson (1995, Riviera Country Club) and Joey Sindelar (2006, Medinah CC).
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