Double Eagle Club

DEC's Facts & Records

~ Interesting Club Facts and Records ~

Last updated on July 1,  2017 

 

Club Member Demographics:

Current total members:  1,746      Amateurs - 1,223      Professionals - 423

 

Amateur golfers - casual play:  1044      Men - 1020      Women - 24

Amateur golfers - tournament play:  279      Men - 258      Women - 21

 

Longest Double Eagle Scored in Recorded History:

Michael Wallace    March 18, 2017         Meadows Farms Golf Course, Locust Grove, VA        
                                                             Par 6, 714 yards (white tees), 12th hole

The 12th hole at Meadows Farms is certified as being "The Longest Hole in the US" by the
Guinness Book of World Records.

The par 6 is posted as being 841 from the tips.  
Michael, playing the white tees, was 15 years old when he set the new record.

 

Professional golfers - casual play:  29      Men - 28      Women - 1    

Professional golfers - tournament play:  423      Men - 386      Women - 37     

     Asian Tour - 11                  Champions Tour - 79           Web.com (Nationwide) Tour - 51         Ladies Tours - 9

     Australian Tour - 17            European Tour - 71             PGA Tour - 67                                   Mens Tours - 3

     Japan Golf Tour - 30           LPG Tour - 28                    Sunshine Tour - 27

                 

Double Eagles Scored in Majors ~ Women:

de Maurier Classic:  

1978     Sandra Post                     St. George’s Golf Club

1993     Dawn Coe-Jones              London Hunt & Country Club

 

Women’s British Open Championship:

1999     Sophie Gustafson            Woburn Golf & Country Club

2002     Asa Gottmo                    Turnberry Golf & Country Club

2004     Karen Stupples               Sunningdale Golf Club

 

Double Eagles Scored in Majors ~ Men:

British Open Championship:

1870     Tom Morris, Jr.               Prestwick Golf Club

1972     Johnny Miller                  Muirfield Golf Club

2000     Manny Zerman                St. Andrews Golf Club

2001     Jeff Maggert                   Royal Lytham & St. Annes

2001     Greg Owen                     Royal Lytham & St. Annes

2004     Gary Evans                     Royal Troon Golf Club

2009     Paul Lawrie                    Turnberry Golf & Country Club

 

United States Open Championship:

1985     Tze-Chung Chen             Oakland Hills Country Club

2010     Shaun Micheel                 Pebble Beach Golf Links
2012     Nick Watney                    The Olympic Club

 

The Masters:

1935     Gene Sarazen                  Augusta National Golf Club   

1975     Bruce Devlin                  Augusta National Golf Club

1994     Jeff Maggert                   Augusta National Golf Club
2012     Louis Oosthuizen            Auguata National Golf Club

 

PGA Championship:

1993     Darrell Kestner                Inverness Club

1995     Per-Ulrik Johansson         Riviera Country Club

2006    Joey Sindelar                    Medinah Country Club

 

Double Eagles Scored in Majors ~ Champions:

United States Senior Open Championship:

2005     Bruce Lietzke                  NCR Country Club

 

The Tradition:

1996     Jack Nicklaus                  Desert Mountain Golf Club

2005     Howard Twitty                The Reserve Vineyards & Golf Club

 

Double Eagles Scored in More Than One Major:

Jeff Maggert    1994 Masters,  510 yards,  13th hole.

                       2001 British Open Championship,  494 yards,  6th hole

 

Longest Double Eagle Scored During Tournament Play:

Andy Bean    1991 Kapalua International,  663 yards,  18th hole.


Longest Scored in a Major:

Johnny Miller    1972 British Open Championship,  585 yards,  5th hole.

 

Double Eagle Scored in More Than One Major:

Jeff Maggert    1994 Masters,  510 yards,  13th hole

                       2001 British Open Championship,  494 yards,  6th hole

 

Professional Golfers with Multiple Double Eagles:

Australian Tour                         Nathan Green - 2,  David Smail - 2

Canadian Tour                           Murray Irwin “Moe” Norman - 9

Japan Tour                                Kikuo Arai - 2,  Toshimitsu Izawa - 2

LPGA Tour                               Dawn Coe-Jones - 2,  Sherri Turner - 2

Women (various tours)               Nikki Garrett - 2

Nationwide Tour                        Steve Brodie - 2

PGA Tour                                 Tim Petrovic - 3,  John Daly - 2,  Mancil Davis - 2

                                                Jim Gallagher, Jr. - 2,  Jeff Maggert - 2

Champions Tour                        Jack Nicklaus - 3,  Al Geiberger - 3,  Jim Booros - 2,

                                                John Cook - 2,  Rod Curl - 2,  Bruce Lietzke - 2,

                                                Bob Murphy - 2,  Dick Rhyan - 2,  Ben Smith - 2

European Tour                          Anders Forsbrand - 3,  Graeme McDowell - 3

                                                Jose Maria Canizares - 2,  Colin Montgomerie - 2

Sunshine Tour                           James Kingston - 3,  Trevor Fisher, Jr. - 2

 

Amateur Golfers with Multiple Double Eagles:

Tournament play                       Marty West - 2

Casual play                              Patrick Christovich - 2, John Cook - 2, Tom Delmar - 2,
                                               Curt Locker - 3, Harvey Jacobson - 2, Mark Jargren - 2, 
                                               Norman Manley - 2, Greg McCall - 2, Oscar McCash - 2,
                                               Craig Swensen - 2