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On The Range Blog - May 16

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On The Range Talent
Host: Gary Williams (Golf Channel)
Analyst: Billy Kratzert (4-time PGA TOUR winner)
Analyst: Charlie Rymer (Golf Channel Analyst)

This Week’s Event
HP Byron Nelson Championship
TPC Four Seasons Resort - Irving, TX
Defending Champion: Keegan Bradley

Featured Players
Matt Kuchar
-2012 PLAYERS Champion
-17 consecutive cuts made on PGA TOUR (active record)
-2nd on 2012 PGA TOUR in Scoring Average
-5th in Official World Golf Ranking
-T6 in 2011 HP Byron Nelson Championship
-Caddie: Lance Bennett
-Swing Coach: Chris O'Connell

Top 5: PGA TOUR Records
This week's PGA TOUR event is named after Byron Nelson, who holds the PGA TOUR record for consecutive wins and most wins in a single season. Here are the results of our On The Range Poll and our analyst rankings for Top 5 PGA TOUR Records (Majors records not included, sorry Jack): 

Billy Kratzert
1.) 11 consecutive wins (Byron Nelson) - 'That's a record no one will approach. Winning two in a row is a rarity today!   
2.) 18 wins in a season (Byron Nelson) 
3.) 142 consecutive cuts made (Tiger Woods)
4.) 22 wins in his 40s (Vijay Singh)
5.) 82 career wins (Sam Snead)

Jerry Foltz
1.) 11 consecutive wins (Byron Nelson) - 'Say what you want about it being during WWII but winning is winning and fields were still extremely strong. That's a record I don't think will ever be broken.'  
2.) 18 wins in a season (Byron Nelson)
3.) 82 career wins (Sam Snead)
4.) 142 consecutive cuts made (Tiger Woods)
5.) 22 wins in his 40s (Vijay Singh)

Viewer Results
1.) 11 consecutive wins (Byron Nelson)
2.) 142 consecutive cuts made (Tiger Woods)
3.) 59 score for 18 holes (5 Players)
4.) 82 career wins (Sam Snead)
5.) 18 wins in a season (Byron Nelson)

Next Week's Show
Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial & Senior PGA Championship
Wednesday 8:00M ET