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.
The five majors in women’s professional golf today are: ANA Inspiration (formerly called the Kraft Nabisco Championship , among other names) Women’s PGA Championship (known as the LPGA Championship until 2014) U.S. Women’s Open . Women’s British Open . The Evian Championship .
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 .
The 2019 golf season is winding down and the 4 major championships have all been contested. The 2019 Majors : Season Recap 2019 Masters Tournament: Tiger Woods. 2019 PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka. 2019 U.S. Open: Gary Woodland. 2019 Open Championship: Shane Lowry.
|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.
Female golfers with the highest career earnings on LPGA tour 2020. Annika Sorenstam of Sweden tops the all-time list for prize money earners on the LPGA tour. Having achieved 207 career top tens and 72 career victories, the Swede took home over 22.57 million U.S. dollars across her career.
List of golfers with most LPGA Tour wins
|1||Kathy Whitworth HoF||United States|
|2||Mickey Wright HoF||United States|
|3||Annika Sörenstam HoF||Sweden|
|4||Louise Suggs HoF||United States|
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|
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.
Nicklaus won five of the first eight senior major championships he played in. He finished in the top 10 in 20 of his first 22, and had top-four finishes 15 times. 18. Nicklaus and Tiger Woods are the only two players to achieve three career grand slams.
Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods lead the pack of major champions Jack Nicklaus — 18 Major Wins. 6 Masters (1963, ’65, ’66, ’72, ’75, ’86) Tiger Woods — 15 Major Wins. 5 Masters (1997, 2001, ’02, ’05, ’19) Walter Hagen — 11 Major Wins. 5 PGA Championships (1921, ’24, ’25, ’26, ’27) Tom Watson — 8 Major Wins.
|ZOZO Championship (T72)||October 22 – 25, 2020||Sherwood Country Club, Thousand Oaks, CA|
|The Masters (T38)||November 12 – 15, 2020||Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, GA|
|PNC Championship (7)||December 17 – 20, 2020||The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, FL|