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Major Championship Wins


AMATEUR AND PROFESSIONAL
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Jack Nicklaus, 1959-86 (6 Masters, 4 U.S. Opens, 3 Open Championships, 5 PGA Championships, 2 U.S. Amateurs)
17
Tiger Woods, 1994-2008 (4 Masters, 3 U.S. Opens, 3 Open Championships, 4 PGA Championships, 3 U.S. Amateurs)
13
Bobby Jones, 1923-30 (4 U.S. Opens, 3 Open Championships, 5 U.S. Amateurs, 1 British Amateur)
11
Walter Hagen, 1914-29 (2 U.S. Opens, 4 Open Championships, 5 PGA Championships)
9
John Ball, 1888-1912 (1 Open Championship, 8 British Amateurs)
Ben Hogan, 1946-53 (2 Masters, 4 U.S. Opens, 1 Open Championship, 2 PGA Championships)
Gary Player, 1959-78 (3 Masters, 1 U.S. Open, 3 Open Championships, 2 PGA Championships)
8
Arnold Palmer, 1954-64 (4 Masters, 1 U.S. Open, 2 Open Championships, 1 U.S. Amateur)
Tom Watson, 1975-83 (2 Masters, 1 U.S. Open, 5 Open Championships)

PROFESSIONAL
18
Jack Nicklaus
14
Tiger Woods
11
Walter Hagen
9
Ben Hogan
Gary Player
8
Tom Watson
7
Bobby Jones
Arnold Palmer
Sam Snead
Harry Vardon
Gene Sarazen
6
Nick Faldo
Lee Trevino
5
Seve Ballesteros
James Braid
Phil Mickelson
Byron Nelson
John H. Taylor
Peter Thomson
4
Willie Anderson
Jim Barnes
Ernie Els
Raymond Floyd
Bobby Locke
Rory McIlroy
Tom Morris, Sr.
Tom Morris, Jr.
Willie Park
3
James Anderson
Tommy Armour
Julius Boros
Billy Casper
Henry Cotton
Jimmy Demaret
Robert Ferguson
Ralph Guldahl
Padraig Harrington
Hale Irwin
Cary Middlecoff
Larry Nelson
Nick Price
Denny Shute
Vijay Singh
Jordan Spieth
Payne Stewart
2
Jack Burke
Angel Cabrera
Ben Crenshaw
John Daly
Leo Diegel
Olin Dutra
Doug Ford
Retief Goosen
David Graham
Hubert Green
Harold Hilton
Jock Hutchison
Tony Jacklin
Lee Janzen
Zach Johnson
Martin Kaymer
Bernhard Langer
Sandy Lyle
Bob Martin
John McDermott
Johnny Miller
Greg Norman
Andy North
Jose Maria Olazabal
Mark O’Meara
Willie Park, Jr.
Henry Picard
Ted Ray
Paul Runyan
Alex Smith
Horton Smith
Dave Stockton
Curtis Strange
Bubba Watson
Craig Wood
Fuzzy Zoeller
1
Tommy Aaron
George Archer
Laurie Auchterlonie
Willie Auchterlonie
Paul Azinger
Ian Baker-Finch
John Ball
Jerry Barber
Rich Beem
Tommy Bolt
Keegan Bradley
Gay Brewer
Mark Brooks
David Brown
Billy Burke
Walter Burkemo
Jack Burns
Dick Burton
Mark Calcavecchia
Michael Campbell
Bob Charles
Stewart Cink
Darren Clarke
Charles Coody
Fred Couples
Tom Creavy
Ben Curtis
Fred Daly
Jason Day
Roberto De Vicenzo
Jason Dufner
George Duncan
David Duval
Steve Elkington
Chick Evans
Johnny Farrell
Max Faulkner
Willie Fernie
Jim Ferrier
Dow Finsterwald
Jack Fleck
James Foulis
Ed Furgol
Jim Furyk
Sergio Garcia
Al Geiberger
Vic Ghezzi
Lucas Glover
Bob Goalby
Johnny Goodman
Wayne Grady
Lou Graham
Bob Hamilton
Todd Hamilton
Chick Harbert
Claude Harmon
Chandler Harper
Arthur Havers
Jay Hebert
Lionel Hebert
Fred Herd
Sandy Herd
Trevor Immelman
Don January
Dustin Johnson
Steve Jones
Herman Keiser
Tom Kidd
Hugh Kirkaldy
Tom Kite
Brooks Koepka
Paul Lawrie
Tom Lehman
Tony Lema
Justin Leonard
Lawson Little
Gene Littler
Joe Lloyd
Davis Love III
Willie Macfarlane
John Mahaffey
Tony Manero
Lloyd Mangrum
Dave Marr
Arnaud Massy
Dick Mayer
Graeme McDowell
Fred McLeod
Shaun Micheel
Larry Mize
Orville Moody
Kel Nagle
Bobby Nichols
Geoff Ogilvy
Louis Oosthuizen
Francis Ouimet
Alf Padgham
Mungo Park
Sam Parks Jr.
Jerry Pate
Corey Pavin
Alf Perry
Horace Rawlins
Johnny Revolta
Bill Rogers
Bob Rosburg
Alex Ross
George Sargent
Adam Scott
Charl Schwartzel
Jack Simpson
Scott Simpson
Webb Simpson
Jeff Sluman
Willie Smith
Craig Stadler
Henrik Stenson
Andrew Strath
Hal Sutton
Justin Thomas
David Toms
John Travers
Bob Tway
Ken Venturi
Lanny Wadkins
Cyril Walker
Jimmy Walker
Art Wall
Mike Weir
Tom Weiskopf
Reg Whitcombe
Jack White
Danny Willett
Ian Woosnam
Lew Worsham
Y.E. Yang
WINNERS OF CAREER GRAND SLAM
Gene Sarazen, 1922 U.S. Open, 1922 PGA Championship, 1932 Open Championship, 1935 Masters Tournament
Ben Hogan, 1946 PGA Championship, 1948 U.S. Open, 1951 Masters Tournament, 1953 Open Championship
Gary Player, 1959 The Open Championship, 1961 Masters Tournament, 1962 PGA Championship, 1965 U.S. Open
Jack Nicklaus, 1962 U.S. Open, 1963 Masters Tournament, 1963 PGA Championship, 1966 Open Championship
Tiger Woods, 1997 Masters Tournament, 1999 PGA Championship, 2000 U.S. Open, 2000 Open Championship

Note: Nicklaus and Woods have won the Career Grand Slam three times
Note: In the event of multiple victories in a major championship, only the the first is listed

YOUNGEST MAJOR WINNERS
Masters Tournament, 21 years, 3 months, 14 days, Tiger Woods, 1997
U.S. Open, 19 years, 10 months, 14 days, Johnny McDermott, 1911
The Open Championship, (Modern Era), 22 years, 3 months, 12 days, Seve Ballesteros, 1979; (Pre-Modern Era) 17 years, 5 months, 8 days, Tom Morris, Jr., 1868
PGA Championship, 20 years, 5 months, 22 days, Gene Sarazen, 1922
YOUNGEST TO WIN THREE MAJORS (since 1934)
Jack Nicklaus, 1963, 23 years, 6 months, 1 day
Jordan Spieth, 2017, 23 years, 11 months, 26 days
Tiger Woods, 2000, 24 years, 5 months, 19 days
OLDEST MAJOR WINNERS
Masters Tournament, 46 years, 2 months, 23 days, Jack Nicklaus, 1986
U.S. Open, 45 years, 15 days, Hale Irwin, 1990
The Open Championship (modern era), 44 years, 3 months, 3 days, Roberto De Vicenzo, 1967; (Pre-Modern Era) 46 years, 3 months, 10 days, Old Tom Morris, 1867
PGA Championship, 48 years, 4 months, 18 days, Julius Boros, 1968
PLAYERS WINNING THE WEEK BEFORE WINNING A MAJOR (SINCE 1934)
2014
Rory McIlroy won World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational followed by the PGA Championship
2007
Tiger Woods won World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational followed by the PGA Championship
2006
Phil Mickelson won BellSouth Classic followed by the Masters Tournament
1988
Sandy Lyle won Greater Greensboro Open followed by the Masters Tournament
1971
Lee Trevino won the Canadian Open followed by the The Open Championship
1959
Art Wall won the Azalea Open followed by the Masters Tournament
1949
Sam Snead* won the Greater Greensboro Open followed by the Masters Tournament
1946
Ben Hogan* won the Winnipeg Open followed by the PGA Championship
1945
Byron Nelson* won the Chicago Victory Open followed by the PGA Championship
1939
Ralph Guldahl won the Greater Greensboro Open followed by the Masters Tournament
1939
Henry Picard* won the Scranton Open followed by the PGA Championship

* No event scheduled the week after first win. Major was the next event contested.
PLAYERS TO WIN A MAJOR AND THEN WIN THE FOLLOWING WEEK (SINCE 1934)
2006
Tiger Woods won the PGA Championship and then the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational
2000
Tiger Woods won the PGA Championship and then the World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational
1998
Vijay Singh won PGA Championship and then The INTERNATIONAL
1990
Hale Irwin won the U.S. Open and then the Buick Classic
1985
Bernhard Langer won the Masters Tournament and then the MCI Heritage Classic
1978
John Mahaffey won the PGA Championship and then the American Optical Classic
1978
Gary Player won the Masters Tournament and then the Tournament of Champions
1966
Billy Casper won the U.S. Open and then the Western Open
1950
Jimmy Demaret won the Masters Tournament and then the North Fulton Open
1938
Ralph Guldahl won the U.S. Open and then the Western Open
LONGEST TIME BETWEEN FIRST AND SECOND MAJOR WINS
11 YearsJulius Boros (1952 U.S. Open-1963 U.S. Open)
11 YearsBen Crenshaw (1984 Masters-1995 Masters)

OLDEST FIRST-TIME MAJOR WINNERS SINCE 1960
Jerry Barber (45 years, 3 months, 6 days, 1961 PGA Championship)
Roberto De Vicenzo (44 years, 3 months, 1 day, 1967 Open Championship

OLDEST WINNERS IN MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY
Julius Boros, 1968 PGA Championship, 48 years, 4 months, 18 days
Tom Morris, Sr., 1867 Open Championship, 46 years, 3 months, 10 days
Jack Nicklaus, 1986 Masters Tournament, 46 years, 2 months, 23 days
Jerry Barber, 1961 PGA Championship, 45 Years, 3 months, 6 days
Hale Irwin, 1990 U.S. Open, 45 years, 15 days
Lee Trevino, 1984 PGA Championship, 44 years, 8 months, 18 days
Roberto De Vicenzo, 1967 Open Championship, 44 years, 3 months, 1 days
Harry Vardon, 1914 Open Championship, 44 years, 1 month, 10 days
Raymond Floyd, 1986 U.S. Open, 43 years, 9 months, 11 days
Ted Ray, 1920 U.S. Open, 43 years, 4 months, 16 days