Imagine how much golf you have to play at the highest level to reach these kinds of numbers

When Bill Haas chose his 68-year-old father Jay Haas to play alongside him at the 2022 Zurich Classic, it pushed him closer to becoming just the second player to make 800 starts on the US circuit. It got us thinking, so here are the top 10 golfers with the most PGA Tour starts in its storied history…

Top 10 players with the most PGA Tour starts

10. Bobby Wadkins

PGA Tour starts: 715
PGA Tour wins: 0

9. Raymond Floyd

PGA Tour starts: 726
PGA Tour wins: 22

8. Arnold Palmer

PGA Tour starts: 734
PGA Tour wins: 62

7. Doug Ford

PGA Tour starts: 744
PGA Tour wins: 19

6. Billy Mayfair

PGA Tour starts: 761
PGA Tour wins: 5

5. Mark Calcavecchia

PGA Tour starts: 761
PGA Tour wins: 13

4. Davis Love III

PGA Tour starts: 784
PGA Tour wins: 21

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3. Dave Eichelberger

PGA Tour starts: 784
PGA Tour wins: 21

2. Jay Haas

PGA Tour starts: 799
PGA Tour wins: 9

1. Mark Brooks

PGA Tour starts: 804
PGA Tour wins: 7

That’s more than 7,600 appearances for 179 wins – including Bobby Wadkins, who holds the unfortunate record for most PGA Tour starts without a win. (His older brother, Lanny, more than made up for it with 21 wins, including the PGA Championship, and a spot in the World Golf Hall of Fame.)

Golf is hard, folks.

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