Many pros don't hit their stride until March, when the PGA Tour gets to Florida, yet by then they've already made a ton of birdies. Two of the tournaments in which par annually takes the biggest beating are the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic—the field of 128 made 2,516 birdies last week—and the Phoenix Open, where in 1997 Steve Jones's 258 was a stroke shy of Mike Souchak's alltime 72-hole record. Here are the easiest and hardest events in the '90s, based on the winners' average number of strokes under par per round.
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