In recent years we’ve seen golf major championship records fall, from the lowest round in major championship history to the lowest aggregate total over 72 holes.

But who currently holds these records? We run down the golf major championship records from the youngest winner of The Open to the player who holds the most victories at Augusta National.

Golf major championship records

Most major championship wins

18, Jack Nicklaus

Oldest major champion

48 years, 4 months, 18 days  – Julius Boros, 1968 PGA Championship

Youngest major champion

17 years, 156 days – Young Tom Morris, 1868 Open Championship

Lowest 18 hole score 

62, Branden Grace – Third round, 2017 Open Championship, Royal Birkdale

Lowest score in relation to par

-20, Jason Day – 2015 PGA Championship, Whistling Straits
-20, Henrik Stenson – 2016 Open Championship, Royal Troon

Lowest 72-hole stroke total

264, Brooks Koepka – 2018 PGA Championship, Bellerive
264, Henrik Stenson – 2016 Open Championship, Royal Troon

Lowest 36-hole total

130, Nick Faldo – 1992 Open Championship, Muirfield
130, Brandt Snedeker – 2012 Open Championship, Royal Lytham & St Annes
130, Martin Kaymer – 2014 US Open, Pinehurst No. 2
130,  Jordan Spieth – 2015 Masters, Augusta National
130, Gary Woodland – 2018 PGA Championship, Bellerive

Lowest 54-hole total

196, David Toms – 2001 PGA Championship, Atlanta Athletic Club

Highest winning margin

15, Tiger Woods – 2000 US Open, Pebble Beach

Wire-to-wire major champions

*Indicates players who were tied for the lead after the first round

Willie Anderson, 1903 US Open*
Alex Smith, 1906 US Open*
Ted Ray, 1912 Open Championship
Walter Hagen, 1914 US Open
Chick Evans, 1916 US Open
Jim Barnes, 1921 US Open
Bobby Jones, 1927 Open Championship
Gene Sarazen, 1932 Open Championship
Henry Cotton, 1934 Open Championship
Craig Wood, 1941 Masters
Ben Hogan, 1953 US Open
Tommy Bolt, 1958 US Open*
Arnold Palmer, 1960 Masters
Arnold Palmer, 1964 Masters*
Bobby Nichols, 1964 PGA Championship
Raymond Floyd, 1969 PGA Championship*
Tony Jacklin, 1970 US Open
Jack Nicklaus, 1971 PGA Championship
Jack Nicklaus, 1972 Masters
Jack Nicklaus, 1972 US Open*
Tom Weiskopf, 1973 Open Championship
Raymond Floyd, 1976 Masters
Hubert Green, 1977 US Open
Seve Ballesteros, 1980 Masters*
Jack Nicklaus, 1980 US Open
Raymond Floyd, 1982 PGA Championship
Hal Sutton, 1983 PGA Championship
Payne Stewart, 1991 US Open
Nick Price, 1994 PGA Championship*
Tiger Woods, 2000 US Open
Tiger Woods, 2000 PGA Championship*
Retief Goosen, 2001 US Open*
Tiger Woods, 2002 US Open
Phil Mickelson, 2005 PGA Championship*
Tiger Woods, 2005 Open Championship
Trevor Immelman, 2008 Masters*
Rory McIlroy, 2011 US Open
Martin Kaymer, 2014 US Open
Rory McIlroy, 2014 Open Championship
Jordan Spieth, 2015 Masters
Jimmy Walker, 2016 PGA Championship*
Jordan Spieth, 2017 Open Championship*

Masters records

Most wins

6, Jack Nicklaus

Lowest winning total

270, Tiger Woods – 1997 Masters
270
, Jordan Spieth – 2015 Masters

Oldest winner

46 years, 2 months, 23 days – Jack Nicklaus, 1986 Masters

Youngest winner

21 years, 3 months, 14 days – Tiger Woods, 1997 Masters

US Open records

Most wins

4, Willie Anderson, Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus

Lowest winning total

268, Rory McIlroy – 2011 US Open, Congressional Country Club

Oldest winner

45 years and 15 days – Hale Irwin, 1990 US Open

Youngest winner

19 years, 10 months, 14 days – John J. McDermott, 1911 US Open

PGA Championship records

Most wins

5, Walter Hagen, Jack Nicklaus

Lowest winning total

264, Brooks Koepka – 2018 PGA Championship, Bellerive

Oldest winner

48 years, 4 months, 18 days  – Julius Boros, 1968 PGA Championship

Youngest winner

20 years, 5 months, 22 days – Gene Sarazen, 1922 PGA Championship

Open records

Most wins

6, Harry Vardon

Lowest winning total

264, Henrik Stenson – 2016 Open Championship, Royal Troon

Oldest winner

46 years, 99 days – Old Tom Morris, 1867 Open Championship

Youngest winner

17 years, 156 days – Young Tom Morris, 1868 Open Championship