Has Anyone Got An Albatross In Golf?

An albatross, sometimes called a double-eagle, is a score of three under par for an individual hole.

To date, this is how every albatross at a Major has been achieved.

The only golfer to have hit more than one albatross at a Major, instantly becoming the answer to a trivia question, is Jeff Maggert.

Has anyone ever got a condor in golf?

A condor was scored without cutting over a dogleg by Mike Crean at Green Valley Ranch Golf Club in Denver, Colorado, in 2002, when he holed his drive at the 517 yard par-5 9th. This is longest hole in one on record, although it was of course aided by the altitude and thin air of ‘mile-high’ Denver.

What are the odds of getting an albatross in golf?

The National Hole-in-One Registry reports that the odds of a PGA Tour player making a hole in one at 3,000-to-1. The average golfer has a 12,000-to-1 chance. Meanwhile, the Double Eagle Club says the odds of an albatross are 6 million-to-1.

Who has the most albatrosses in golf?

Major championships

PlayerTournamentScore
Gene SarazenMasters Tournament2
Bruce DevlinMasters Tournament2
Jeff MaggertMasters Tournament2
Louis OosthuizenMasters Tournament2

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Has anyone shot a double eagle?

Two-time U.S. Open champion Johnny Miller made a double eagle on the 558-yard fifth hole at Muirfield during the 1972 Open Championship. Tze-Chung Chen recorded the first double eagle in U.S. Open history when he sank his second shot on the par-5 second hole at Oakland Hills.

Are there par 6 holes in golf?

The longest hole is #9, at 777 yards, par 6. The USGA guidelines are such that any hole 691 yards and longer from the back tees or 591 and longer from the ladies’ tees can be considered a par 6.

Who is considered the best golfer ever?

15 Greatest golfers of all time

  • Tom Watson.
  • Gene Sarazen.
  • Gary Player.
  • Arnold Palmer.
  • Ben Hogan.
  • Bobby Jones.
  • Tiger Woods.
  • Jack Nicklaus. Majors won: 18 (1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975 & 1986 Masters; 1962, 1967, 1972 & 1980 U.S. Open; 1966, 1970 & 1978 Open Championship; 1963, 1971, 1973, 1975 & 1980 PGA Championship)

What is the lowest golf score ever?

Share. The lowest golf score over an 18 hole course (male) is 55, and was achieved by Rhein Gibson (Australia) at the River Oaks Golf Club in Edmond, Oklahoma, USA on 12 May 2012. River Oaks course measures 6,700 yards with a par score of 71.

What is a snowman in golf?

Dog-balls. Scoring an ‘eight’ on any single golf hole. The origin of the term is in reference to what the number ‘eight’ looks like on its side; also referred to as the “Snowman.” Dogleg. A hole where the fairway is straight for some distance and then bends to the left or right.

Who has won all 4 majors in golf?

Only five golfers have won all four of golf’s modern majors at any time during their careers, an achievement which is often referred to as a Career Grand Slam: Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, and Tiger Woods.