No one has captured more Classic runner-up finishes than Aaron Martens with four. Tiger Woods, Ernie Els, Ben Hogan, Phil Mickelson, Byron Nelson, Gary Player, Harry Vardon - 6 T12. Here's the list: 1. This moves him into equal fifth place on the all-time list for the most runner up finishes. New York went 109-53, finishing eight games ahead of Detroit. Here we examine some of history’s most tragic triumphs, its most fortuitous failures, and its second place finishers who came out on top. Meanwhile, Michelle Obama ranks as most admired woman for the third year in a row. Their worst league finish to date is 10th in the second tier, their placing at the end of the 1896–97 season. Bobby Jones, Arnold Palmer, Gene Sarazen, Sam Snead, Harry Vardon -7 T12. 2nd Manager Mauricio Pochettino. Tom Watson - 8 T7. Nicklaus had runner-up finishes in the 1964, 1971, 1977 and 1981 Masters. Nick Faldo, Lee Trevino - 6 T14. Floyd, Ballesteros and Curtis Strange all finished runner-up to two-time Masters champ Bernhard Langer in 1985. Ben Hogan, Gary Player - 9 6. Tiger Woods, Ernie Els, Ben Hogan, Phil Mickelson, Byron Nelson, Gary Player, Harry Vardon - 6 T12. Tied for 11th with Buddy Baker, Terry Labonte and Rusty Wallace is Tony Stewart (all with 42 second place finishes). Willie Anderson Jr., Jim Barnes, Raymond Floyd, Bobby Locke, Tom Morris Jr., Tom Morris Sr., Willie Park Sr. - 4. 4 united states opens. Also, Nicklaus finished one shot out of a playoff on four occasions - 1963 & 1975 Opens, 1977 PGA, and 1979 Masters. That win was the first of Langer's two Masters titles. But which players have the most runner-up finishes? 8. It was the third second-place finish for Busch in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Season's first six races. If there were ever a perfect example of golf being an unpredictable test, especially in majors, it’s this: Jack Nicklaus leads the PGA Tour with 18 major wins. Finally, in 1992, Floyd finished two strokes behind champion Fred Couples. Martens was the bridesmaid in 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2011. Norman led by one after 54 holes in 1986 -- four strokes ahead of Nicklaus. At the 1990 Masters, Faldo defeated Floyd on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff. What I find AMUSING is that white people say Jordan is better than LeBron because Jordan never lost a Finals. Entering the 1978 Masters as the defending champ, Watson ultimately finished tied for second with Hubert Green and Rod Funseth, one stroke behind champion Gary Player. This table charts the Premier League teams; Pos Club Pl W D L GD Pts; 1: Chelsea CHE: 38: 30: 3: 5 +52 93: 2: Tottenham Hotspur TOT: 38: 26: 8: 4 Herman Keiser's loan major win came at the 1946 Masters, where he slipped past Hogan by one stroke. Can you imagine if those four had gone the other way for Nicklaus? Take a look, you may be surprised. 14 Stars Who Made The Most Out Of Finishing In Second Place Olly Murs isn't the only one who had great success after failing to nab first place. Trump's first-place finish ends a 12-year run as most admired man for Obama, tied with Dwight Eisenhower for the most ever. See results from the NASCAR, Most 2nd Place Finishes Quiz on Sporcle, the best trivia site on the internet! Ben Crenshaw won the first of his two Masters titles in 1984, defeating Watson by two strokes. Greg Norman is effectively the biggest choker of all time. Tom Kite (1983, ’86 and ’97), Tom Watson (1978, ’79 and ’84) and Raymond Floyd (1985, ’90 and ’92) each had three runner-up finishes. It was arguably the most crushing loss in Masters history. The first of Weiskopf's four bridesmaid finishes came in 1969. 3 british opens. Jack Nicklaus - 19 2. If there is a tie for number of wins, the driver with the most second place finishes is named the champion. Believe it or not, three players — including Nicklaus — have finished second at the Masters on four occasions. If there is a tie, the driver that has won the most races in the year is named the champion. 10. Sam Snead won as many as he finished second in. Nicklaus has 19 second place finishes in majors. If you made a list of top ten golfers of all time, most of them would come from Jack's era. Seve Ballesteros, James Braid, Byron Nelson, J.H. Furyk finished runner-up at the Canadian Open by a shot to Tim Clark on Sunday for the 28th second-place finish of his great -- probably Hall of Fame -- career on the PGA Tour. Tiger Woods has focused on breaking Jack Nicklaus' record in majors and has won 14 majors thus far. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is second. He actually finished second more often than first. "A QUANTAM LEAP"ahead, comment by christopher saunders - 31/08/2014 16:10. 5. Tommy Biffle, Denny Brauer, Rick Clunn and Ricky Green each finished second twice. 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