2024 PGA Championship By the Numbers: Facts and Stats That Mattered Most From Round 2

The second round of the 2024 PGA Championship is in the books. Here are the numbers that mattered most.
Xander Schauffele has held the solo lead through both rounds of the PGA Championship.
Xander Schauffele has held the solo lead through both rounds of the PGA Championship. / Clare Grant/Courier Journal / USA TODAY

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The second round of the 106th PGA Championship wrapped up Saturday morning, with Xander Schauffele leading by one shot at 12 under. Here are some of the other notable numbers.

71.274 – Round 1 scoring average (par-71)

71.08 – Round 2 scoring average

65 – Low score by Collin Morikawa, Bryson DeChambeau, Matt Wallace, Hideki Matsuyama, Lee Hodges and Dean Burmester.

-1 – 36-hole cut line, the third major with an under-par cut (1990 British Open, 2006 British Open were also 1 under).

78 – Players making the cut, the most in major championship history.

16 – Consecutive major cuts made for Hideki Matsuyama, the longest active streak.

11 – LIV Golfers making the cut, out of 16 in the field.

5 – Consecutive birdies for Collin Morikawa in his round of 65, the longest streak in his major career.

1,441 – Holes without a triple bogey in PGA Championships for Tiger Woods before the par-4 2nd hole.

7-4-7 – Stretch for Woods from Nos. 2-4, as he made another triple at the par-4 4th.

42 – Consecutive rounds of par or better for Scottie Scheffler.

4 – Birdies in the last seven holes for Dustin Johnson, a grind that got him to the weekend.

1 – Score on the par-3 8th hole by Sweden’s Sebastian Soderberg, the first ace on that hole in four PGA Championships at Valhalla.

5 – True wire-to-wire winners of the PGA Championship, holding the solo lead each round. Xander Schauffele has led both rounds solo this week.

28 – Holes before Schauffele made his first bogey.

29 – Holes before Tony Finau made his first bogey.

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