When and where the golf majors will be in 2020 PGA Championship. New dates: Aug. 6-9. Original dates: May 14-17. U.S. Open. New dates: Sept. 17-20. Original dates: June 18-21 . Masters. New dates: Nov. 12-15. Open Championship. Canceled. The 149th Open was one of the victims of the schedule upheaval, as the R&A announced April 6 that the event will not be held in 2020.
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.
Brooks Koepka , with his 2019 victory, joined Walter Hagen, Bobby Jones, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods as the only American golfers to win four Majors before turning 30.
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.
|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|
Look no further, as the four biggest events in golf in 2020 will be: The Masters Tournament , Augusta National, April 9-12. PGA Championship , TPC Harding Park, May 14-17. U.S. Open , Winged Foot, June 18-21. The British Open , Royal St. George’s, July 16-19.
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 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.
Official World Golf Rankings
|1||D. Johnson Dustin Johnson||463.54|
|2||J. Rahm Jon Rahm||328.72|
|3||J. Thomas Justin Thomas||334.56|
|4||R. McIlroy Rory McIlroy||143.43|
Supposedly, this is the name assigned to completing a hole having struck the ball five fewer times than par. In other words, this is what happens when you hole-out a Par 7 with two strokes or shoot a Hole-In-One on a Par Six.
Trailing Wood by three strokes with just four holes remaining, Sarazen holed a 235-yard 4-wood shot on the 15th hole for a double eagle, the rarest shot in golf . It was known as ‘the shot heard ’round the world.
For Jordan Spieth, who, at 24, has the first three legs of the career Grand Slam, the PGA Championship is the hardest golf major for him to win.