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
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
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