The Open Championship
The competitions are the Masters Tournament , the U.S. Open , The Open Championship and the PGA Championship , contested annually. Should the same golfer win all four majors in a calendar year, this would be recognized as a grand slam.
Bobby Jones, who won the pre-Masters era Career Grand Slam once, and is the only golfer all -time to have won four majors in the same calendar year .
Dustin Johnson United States
|Jul 15 – 18||The Open Championship Royal St. George’s GC, Sandwich, Kent, ENG||600|
|Jul 22 – 25||3M Open TPC Twin Cities, Blaine, MN • Purse: $6,600,000||500|
|Jul 29 – Aug 1||Olympic Men’s Golf Competition Kasumigaseki Country Club, Saitama, JPN|
The Open is the most prestigious golf tournament of them all. The reason that someone ranked 396th hasn’t won the Masters is because they wouldn’t be allowed to even attempt to qualify.
A final-round score of 66 at Augusta National gave him a four-round total of 272 (16 under par) and titles in four consecutive majors . Woods won the 2000 U.S. Open, 2000 British Open, 2000 PGA Championship and the 2001 Masters in a span of 294 days by a combined 26 strokes.
In terms of the current four majors , the first to win all four in a single year was Don Budge, who completed the feat in 1938. To date, 17 players have completed a Grand Slam , though only six in the most prestigious singles titles. Only Stefan Edberg has completed the Grand Slam in a Junior discipline.
Oldest Major Winners
|48 years, 4 months, 18 days||Julius Boros||1968 PGA Championship|
|46 years, 3 months, 10 days||Tom Morris, Sr .||1867 The Open Championship|
|46 years, 2 months, 23 days||Jack Nicklaus||1986 Masters Tournament|
|45 years, 3 months, 6 days||Jerry Barber||1961 PGA Championship|
Tiger Woods was tied at No. 9, with an $800 million net worth, according to the list, published Tuesday. Forbes said the list uses net worth earnings previously published for the Forbes 400, Billionaires list and ranking of America’s Richest Self-Made Women.
Jack Nicklaus Net Worth : Jack Nicklaus is a retired American professional golfer who has a net worth of $400 million. Also known as “The Golden Bear” in golfing circles, Nicklaus established quite a reputation during his playing career.
The tournament also determines the Race to Dubai Bonus Pool, which goes to the top golfers on the Race to Dubai after the tournament. It was original set at $10,000,000 but reduced to $7,500,000 paid to the top 15 players with the Race to Dubai winner getting $1.5 million .