How many pro majors are there in golf?
We can aswer those questions, so let’s get to it. The four pro majors in men’s golf are The Masters, U.S. Open, British Open and PGA Championship. The PGA Championship does not invite any amateur golfers, so that major is not part of the discussion.
Who are the men’s major golf champions?
Chronological list of men’s major golf champions First major First major Majors won # Player Year Tournament U.S. Open 1 Willie Park Sr 1860 The Open Championship 2 Old Tom Morris 1861 The Open Championship 3 Andrew Strath 1865 The Open Championship 30 more rows …
How many countries have won a major championship in golf?
In golf major championship history, there have been 450 majors played (83 Masters, 119 U.S. Opens, 148 Open Championships, 101 PGA Championships). In that time, a grand total of 20 countries have been able to claim a male major champion of the 220 men to win a major championship.
What is Tiger Woods’s major championship record?
He became the first golfer of all time to hold all four major championships at one time, what is now referred to as the “Tiger Slam” when he won the PGA Championship, U.S. Open and Open Championship in 2000 and followed it up with a Masters win in early 2001.