Jed Morgan smashes multiple records in historic win! Aus PGA Championship, Jan 2022

16-Jan-2022

Australian PGA & WPGA Championship Royal Queensland GC, 13-16 Jan 2022


Jed Morgan's history-making round, smashes records, takes out the Australian PGA Championship

From PGA Australia, by Martin Blake:

Jed Morgan has created history with an 11-stroke victory in the Fortinet Australian PGA Championship at Royal Queensland Golf Club...

Morgan, 22, equalled the tournament record of 22-under par but broke the championship’s biggest winning margin – previously eight shots held by Hale Irwin and Greg Norman – in beating Andrew Dodt by a remarkable 11.

He is also the youngest winner of the tournament in 60 years.  Read more

From PGA Australia, by Tony Webeck:

The records that fell by the wayside as Morgan collected the Joe Kirkwood Cup were many and varied:

    • 11-stroke winning margin: Greatest in Australian PGA Championship history, previously eight strokes held by Greg Norman (1984 and 1985) and Hale Irwin (1978)
    • 22-under par total: Equal lowest score in relation to par in championship history (joining Nick O’Hern and Peter Lonard in 2006)
    • 262 four-round total: Lowest in championship history (previous record 266 set by Nick O’Hern and Peter Lonard in 2006)
    • 22 years, one month, 18 days: Youngest winner in history of Australian PGA stroke play championship (previous record held by David Howell at 23 years and five months in 1998).
    • Youngest winner in championship history since Alan Murray in 1961 (21 years, 5 months, 17 days).  Read more

Gallery, final round by Jimmy Emmanuel

The Royal Queensland Golf Club

Aus PGA Championship Leaderboard


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