Most Golf Major Winners

Is the greatest ever golf player the one who has won the most titles? If so, it may be Jack Nicklaus, or one day be Tiger Woods.

Jack Nicklaus has won 18 Majors, including the Masters six times in his career (see table below). Tiger Woods currently has 14 Major wins, and will probably win some more.

Major wins is not the only factor to determine the greatest golfer. Read a discussion on the greatest golfer ever, and cast your vote on who you think is the greatest?

List of Total Major Wins

Rank Name Masters US Open British Open PGA Total
1 Nicklaus, Jack 6 4 3 5 18
2 Woods, Tiger 4 3 3 4 14
3 Hagen, Walter 0 2 4 5 11
4 Player, Gary 3 1 3 2 9
4 Hogan, Ben 2 4 1 2 9
6 Watson, Tom 2 1 5 0 8
=7 Palmer, Arnold 4 1 2 0 7
=7 Snead, Sam 3 0 1 3 7
=7 Sarazen, Gene 1 2 1 3 7
=7 Jones, Bobby 0 4 3 0 7
=7 Vardon, Harry 0 1 6 0 7

* figures in this table are based on winning records up until Aug 2014.

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