Quick Answer: What Is The Highest Score To Win A Golf Major?

Julius Boros (1963, 9 over) » The Country Club at Brookline (Mass.) was battered by high winds, and Boros never broke par until shooting a 1-under 70 in a playoff victory over Jacky Cupit and Arnold Palmer.

His score (293) was the highest to win a major in the post-war era.

What is the highest score to win a major?

Since becoming a stroke-play major in 1958, there have been just four instances where even par or worse has been enough to win the Wanamaker Trophy. The highest, 72-hole winning total in PGA Championship history is 1-over-par 281.

Which golf major is the most prestigious?

The four most prestigious men’s tournaments of the year are called the ‘major championships’ (or ‘majors’): the Masters, the U.S. Open, the British Open, and the PGA Championship.

What is a winning score in golf?

Golf scores are based on each hole played, as well as the total of all holes played in the round. The scoring system in golf is different than that of most sports, where the higher score is the winner. A course’s par score is the sum of the par scores for each of the holes.

Who won most golf majors?

Jack Nicklaus