During the 2008 US Open, Tiger Woods used a 72-hole playoff to defeat Rocco Mediate. After regulation play ended in a tie, the two returned for a 36-hole playoff. While the 18-hole match ended in a tie, the ensuing extra round resulted in a win for Woods, who shot a par on the 19th hole. Von Elm made a bogey on the hole, ending his round.
The longest playoff in golf was 11 holes during the 1949 Motor City Open. The tournament took 80 holes, and Harris English won with a birdie on the eighth hole. The Travelers Championship was one of the longest matchplay tournaments in history, and it took a full eighteen holes to decide the winner. Today, the shortest playoff in golf is at the World Cup, in which the final hole is played in a single round.
Tiger Woods and Rocco Mediate played an 18-hole playoff in the 2008 US Open. They tied after regulation play on 283 and a three-hole playoff followed. The Travelers Championship was the longest in the sport. Harris won the game after making a 5-foot birdie putt on the last hole. The longest single-hole playoff in golf was at the 1949 Motor City Open. Lloyd Mangrum won the 1946 United States Open, and Carey Middlecoff won the 1950 Motor City on his own.
The longest playoff in golf history was an eight-hole match in the Travelers Championship. The two players tied on the final eight holes of the tournament, and they eventually won the tournament. However, the Travelers Championship was a matchplay event, and it took eight days. It was a four-day event that resulted in a co-championship. The winning team was Harris English, who won the tournament with a final-hole birdie.
The longest single-hole playoff in golf history was at the Travelers Championship in 1949. This match was an eight-hole match and took 80 holes to determine the winner. The Travelers Championship is considered to be the longest playoff in golf. The winner of the tournament was Harris English. The Travelers Championship was the first major to go the distance eight times. During the tournament, the two players walked the final eight holes of the course.
The longest playoff in golf history was an eight-hole match at the 1949 Motor City Open in Northville, Michigan. The two players finished on the same score after regulation play, but were still tied after the eight-hole playoff. This made it possible to decide the winner in the final hole of the contest. The longest golf tournament is usually the final stage of a tournament. If you are unfamiliar with the long-hole game, start your research at the top.
The longest playoff ever held in golf was eight holes at the Travelers Championship in 1949. The Travelers Championship is the longest golf tournament in history. The longest sudden-death playoff was 11 holes in the U.S. Open. The Travelers Championship was the first matchplay tournament in history. In a four-hole matchplay, the winners played nine additional holes to decide the title. In this case, the winning team played an additional eight-hole sudden-death round.
The longest golf tournament in history was an eight-hole playoff. At the Travelers, it was the only tournament with a four-hole playoff. The travelers championship was played over 80 holes. The Travelers Championship was the first tournament to switch from a regular format to sudden-death in the early 1960s. The nine-hole playoffs were the longest ever, but the travelers championship was the first to go through a full 80-hole matchplay.
The longest playoff in golf history was an eight-hole matchplay in the Travelers Championship in 1979. The two players finished on a tie at 283 after regulation play. The eight-hole matchplay was the longest in the sport. The tournament was decided through a seven-hole matchup that took two days. The final was a four-hole match between Rocco Mediate and Tiger Woods. The two players were declared co-winners by the PGA Tour officials, but the Travelers Championship was the longest of its kind.