Callaway Senior Open Records

AGE
Oldest Winner

61 years, 9 months, 2 weeks – Bill Britton
59 years, 2 weeks – Peter Busch, 2012
58 years, 7 months – Bobby Heins, 2009
 

Youngest Winner
50 years, 22 days –Craig Thomas, 2013
50 years, 25 days – Bruce Zabriski, 2007
50 years, 27 days – Darrell Kestner, 2003

SCORING
Lowest Score, 18 Holes
64 – Mike Caporale, 2009, Woodmere
65 – Ed Whitman, 2012, Garden City CC
65 – Peter Famiano, 2002, Woodmere
65 – Bill Van Orman, 2016, Brooklawn
65 – Mark Mielke, 2013, Sunningdale
66 – John Gentile, 1997, Tuxedo
66 – Bobby Heins, 2003, Preakness Hills
 

Lowest Final Round
67 – Craig Thomas, 2013, Sunningdale
68 - Delroy Cambridge, 2013, Sunningdale
68 – Adam Kugler, 2014, Alpine
68 – Jim McGovern, 2016, Brooklawn
69 – Jim Miller, 1999, Fresh Meadow
69 – Darrell Kestner, 2005, Tuxedo
69 – Bruce Zabriski, 2007, Metropolis
69 – Bobby Heins, 2009, Woodmere
 

Lowest 36-hole Score
136 – Craig Thomas, 2013, Sunningdale
136 – Mark Mielke, 2013, Sunningdale
137 - Delroy Cambridge, 2013, Sunningdale
137 – Darrell Kestner, 2005, Tuxedo
137 – Adam Kugler, 2014, Alpine
138 – Peter Famiano, 2002, Woodmere
138 – Darrell Kestner, 2003, Preakness Hills
138 - Ed Whitman, 2013, Sunningdale
 

Lowest 36 Holes by Amateur
137 – Adam Kugler, 2014, Alpine
141 – Dennis Lynch, 2016, Brooklawn
141 – John Baldwin, 2002, Woodmere
141 – Ron Vannelli, 2005, Tuxedo
142 – Richard Jung, 2007, Metropolis
142 – George Zahringer III, 2016, Brooklawn
142 – John Ervasti, 2010, Rolling Hills
142 – Al Small, 2012, Garden City CC
142 - Ken Bakst, 2013, Sunningdale
142 - Jon Groveman, 2013, Sunningdale
142 - Jon Tingley, 2013, Sunningdale
142 - Dan Levinson, 2013, Sunningdale
 

Amateur Winners
John Ervasti, 2010
Adam Kugler, 2014
 

Largest Margin of Victory
6 strokes – Russell Helwig, 1998
4 strokes – Darrell Kestner, 2003 & 2005
4 strokes – Adam Kugler, 2014
 

Largest Lead After 18 Holes
6 strokes – Russell Helwig, 1998
5 strokes – Mike Caporale, 2009

CHAMPIONS
Most Wins
2 – Russell Helwig, 1998 & 1999
2 – Darrell Kestner, 2003 & 2005
2 – Bobby Heins, 2008 & 2009
2 – Bill Britton, 2006 & 2017
 

Second Place to First Place in
Consecutive Years

Darrell Kestner – 2004-2005
Bobby Heins – 2007-2008
 

Winners of Senior Open
and Met Open

Mike Burke Jr.
Darrell Kestner
Jim McGovern
Bill Britton
Bruce Zabriski
Bobby Heins
Mark Mielke

MISCELLANEOUS
Most Top 5 Finishes
9 – Darrell Kestner
7 – Bobby Heins
6 – Tom Joyce
 

Purse History
$20,000 – 1997-2002
$25,000 – 2003-2004, 2010-present
$30,000 – 2005-2009