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The lowest rounds in men's major history

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How the lowest 18-hole round scores have progressed in men's major golf tournaments:

Masters

69 — Ed Dudley, second round, 1934

67 — Henry Picard, first round, 1935

66 — Byron Nelson, first round, 1937

64 — Lloyd Mangrum, first round, 1940

63 — Nick Price, third round, 1986

U.S. Open

74 — James Foulis, second round, 1896, Shinnecock Hills

73 — Gilbert Nicholls, third round, 1902, Garden City

72 — Willie Anderson, fourth round, 1904, Glen View

68 — David Hunter, first round, 1909, Englewood GC

67 — Willie McFarlane, second round, 1925, Worcester CC

66 — Gene Sarazen, fourth round, 1932, Fresh Meadow

65 — a-James McHale Jr., third round, 1947, St. Louis CC

64 — Lee Mackey Jr, first round, 1950, Merion

63 — Johnny Miller, fourth round, 1973, Oakmont

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The Open Championship

88 — Tom Kidd, second round, 1873, St. Andrews

75 — Mungo Park, first round, 1874, Musselburgh

72 — Harold Hilton, third round, 1892, Muirfield

71 — James Sherlock, second round, 1904, Royal St. George's

70 — Jock Hutchison, fourth round, 1921, St. Andrews

69 — George Duncan, fourth round, 1922, Royal St. George's

68 — Walter Hagen, first round, 1926, Royal Lytham & St. Annes.

67 — Walter Hagen, second round, 1929, Muirfield

65 — Henry Cotton, second round, 1934, Royal St. George's

63 — Mark Hayes, second round, 1977, Turnberry

62 — Branden Grace, third round, 2017, Royal Birkdale

x-PGA Championship

66 — Walter Burkemo, third round, 1958, Llanerch CC

65 — Jerry Barber, second round, 1959, Minneapolis CC

64 — Bobby Nichols, first round, 1964, Columbus CC

63 — Bruce Crampton, second round, 1975, Firestone CC

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All Majors

88 — Tom Kidd, second round, 1873 Open Championship, St. Andrews

75 — Mungo Park, first round, 1874 Open Championship, Musselburgh

74 — James Foulis, second round, 1896 US Open, Shinnecock Hills

73 — Gilbert Nicholls, third round, 1902 US Open, Garden City

71 — James Sherlock, second round, 1904 Open Championship, Royal St. George's

68 — David Hunter, first round, 1909 US Open, Englewood GC

67 — Willie McFarlane, second round, 1925 US Open, Worcester CC

66 — Gene Sarazen, fourth round, 1932 US Open , Fresh Meadow

65 — Henry Cotton, second round, 1934 Open Championship, Royal St. George's

64 — Lloyd Mangrum, first round, 1940 Masters, Augusta National

63 — Johnny Miller, fourth round, 1973, US Open, Oakmont

62 — Branden Grace, third round, 2017, Open Championship, Royal Birkdale

x-PGA Championship was match play until 1958

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