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Roll of honour

Published 20/06/2011 | 05:00

Tony Jacklin (England)

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1969 Open Championship, 1970 US Open

Sandy Lyle (Scotland)

1985 Open Championship, 1988 Masters

Nick Faldo (England)

1987, 1990, 1992 Open Championship

1989, 1990, 1996 Masters

Ian Woosnam (Wales)

1991 Masters

Paul Lawrie (Scotland)

1999 Open Championship

Padraig Harrington (Ireland)

2007, 2008 Open Championship

2008 PGA Championship

Graeme McDowell (Northern Ireland)

2010 US Open

Youngest winners in major history

Tom Morris: 17 years, five months,

eight days, 1868 Open Championship

Johnny McDermott: 19 years, 10

months, 14 days, 1911 US Open

Francis Ouimet: 20 years, 4 months, 12 days, 1913 US Open

Gene Sarazen: 20 years, 4 months, 18

days, 1922 US Open

Sarazen: 20 years, 5 months 22 days,

1922 PGA Championship

Tom Creavy: 20 years, 7 months 16

days, 1931 PGA Championship

Largest winning margins

15 strokes: Tiger Woods at 2000 US Open, Pebble Beach, California

13 strokes: Tom Morris at 1862 Open

Championships, Ayrshire, Scotland

12 strokes: Woods at the 1997 Masters

11 strokes: Scot Willie Smith at 1899 US Open, Baltimore

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