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FOCUS ON GOLF: British Open

Major Winners

July 16, 1998

1. JACK NICKLAUS 18

* Masters--6 (1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975, 1986)

* U.S. Open--4 (1962, 1967, 1972, 1980)

* British Open--3 (1966, 1970, 1978)

* PGA--5 (1963, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1980)

2. WALTER HAGEN 11

* Masters--0

* U.S. Open--2 (1914, 1919)

* British Open--4 (1922, 1924, 1928, 1929)

* PGA--5 (1921, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927)

3. BEN HOGAN 9

* Masters--2 (1951, 1953)

* U.S. Open--4 (1948, 1950, 1951, 1953)

* British Open--1 (1953)

* PGA--2 (1946, 1948)

3. GARY PLAYER 9

* Masters--3 (1961, 1974, 1978)

* U.S. Open--1 (1965)

* British Open--3 (1959, 1968, 1974)

* PGA--2 (1962, 1972)

5. TOM WATSON 8

* Masters--2 (1977, 1981)

* U.S. Open--1 (1982)

* British Open--5 (1975, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1983)

* PGA--0

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Player Mstr U.S. Brit PGA Total Bobby Jones - 4 3 - 7 Arnold Palmer 4 1 2 - 7 Gene Sarazen 1 2 1 3 7 Sam Snead 3 - 1 3 7 Lee Trevino - 2 3 2 7 Harry Vardon - 1 6 - 7 Nick Faldo 3 - 3 - 6 Seve Ballesteros 2 - 3 - 5 James Braid - - 5 - 5 Byron Nelson 2 1 - 2 5 J.H. Taylor - - 5 - 5 Peter Thomson - - 5 - 5 Willie Anderson - 4 - - 4 Jim Barnes - 1 1 2 4 Ray Floyd 1 1 - 2 4 Bobby Locke - - 4 - 4 Old Tom Morris - - 4 - 4 Young Tom Morris - - 4 - 4 Willie Park - - 4 - 4 Jamie Anderson - - 3 - 3 Tommy Armour - 1 1 1 3 Julius Boros - 2 - 1 3 Billy Casper 1 2 - - 3 Henry Cotton - - 3 - 3 Jimmy Demaret 3 - - - 3 Bob Ferguson - - 3 - 3 Ralph Guldahl 1 2 - - 3 Hale Irwin - 3 - - 3 Cary Middlecoff 1 2 - - 3 Larry Nelson - 1 - 2 3 Nick Price - - 1 2 3 Denny Shute - - 1 2 3 Jack Burke 1 - - 1 2 Ben Crenshaw 2 - - - 2 John Daly - - 1 1 2 Leo Diegel - - - 2 2 Olin Dutra - 1 - 1 2 Ernie Els - 2 - - 2 Doug Ford 1 - - 1 2 David Graham - 1 - 1 2 Hubert Green - 1 - 1 2 Harold Hilton - - 2 - 2 Jock Hutchison - - 1 1 2 Tony Jacklin - 1 1 - 2 Lee Janzen - 2 - - 2 Bernhard Langer 2 - - - 2 Sandy Lyle 1 - 1 - 2 Bob Martin - - 2 - 2 John McDermott - 2 - - 2 Johnny Miller - 1 1 - 2 Greg Norman - - 2 - 2 Andy North - 2 - - 2 Willie Park Jr. - - 2 - 2 Henry Picard 1 - - 1 2 Ted Ray - 1 1 - 2 Paul Runyan - - - 2 2 Alex Smith - 2 - - 2 Horton Smith 2 - - - 2 Payne Stewart - 1 - 1 2 Dave Stockton - - - 2 2 Curtis Strange - 2 - - 2 Craig Wood 1 1 - - 2 Fuzzy Zoeller 1 1 - - 2 Tommy Aaron 1 - - - 1 George Archer 1 - - - 1 Laurie Auchterlonie - 1 - - 1 Willie Auchterlonie - - 1 - 1 Paul Azinger - - - 1 1 Ian Baker-Finch - - 1 - 1 John Ball - - 1 - 1 Jerry Barber - - - 1 1 Tommy Bolt - 1 - - 1 Gay Brewer 1 - - - 1 Mark Brooks - - - 1 1 David Brown - - 1 - 1 Billie Burke - 1 - - 1 Walter Burkemo - - - 1 1 Jack Burns - - 1 - 1 Dick Burton - - 1 - 1 Mark Calcavecchia - - 1 - 1 Bob Charles - - 1 - 1 Charles Coody 1 - - - 1 Fred Couples 1 - - - 1 Tom Creavy - - - 1 1 Fred Daly - - 1 - 1 Roberto de Vicenzo - - 1 - 1 George Duncan - - 1 - 1 Steve Elkington - - - 1 1 Chick Evans - 1 - - 1 Johnny Farrell - 1 - - 1 Max Faulkner - - 1 - 1 Willie Fernie - - 1 - 1 Jim Ferrier - - - 1 1 Dow Finsterwald - - - 1 1 Jack Fleck - 1 - - 1 James Foulis - 1 - - 1 Ed Furgol - 1 - - 1 Al Geiberger - - - 1 1 Vic Ghezzi - - - 1 1 Bob Goalby 1 - - - 1 Johnny Goodman - 1 - - 1 Wayne Grady - - - 1 1 Lou Graham - 1 - - 1 Bob Hamilton - - - 1 1 Chick Harbert - - - 1 1 Claude Harmon 1 - - - 1 Chandler Harper - - - 1 1 Arthur Havers - - 1 - 1 Jay Hebert - - - 1 1 Lionel Hebert - - - 1 1 Fred Herd - 1 - - 1 Sandy Herd - - 1 - 1 Don January - - - 1 1 Steve Jones - 1 - - 1 Herman Keiser 1 - - - 1 Tom Kidd - - 1 - 1 Hugh Kirkaldy - - 1 - 1 Tom Kite - 1 - - 1 Tom Lehman - - 1 - 1 Tony Lema - - 1 - 1 Justin Leonard - - 1 - 1 Lawson Little - 1 - - 1 Gene Littler - 1 - - 1 Joe Lloyd - 1 - - 1 Davis Love III - - - 1 1 Willie Macfarlane - 1 - - 1 John Mahaffey - - - 1 1 Tony Manero - 1 - - 1 Lloyd Mangrum - 1 - - 1 Dave Marr - - - 1 1 Arnaud Massy - - 1 - 1 Dick Mayer - 1 - - 1 Fred McLeod - 1 - - 1 Larry Mize 1 - - - 1 Orville Moody - 1 - - 1 Kel Nagle - - 1 - 1 Bobby Nichols - - - 1 1 J.Maria Olazabal 1 - - - 1 Mark O'Meara 1 - - - 1 Francis Ouimet - 1 - - 1 Alf Padgham - - 1 - 1 Mungo Park - - 1 - 1 Sam Parks Jr. - 1 - - 1 Jerry Pate - 1 - - 1 Corey Pavin - 1 - - 1 Alf Perry - - 1 - 1 Horace Rawlins - 1 - - 1 Johnny Revolta - - - 1 1 Bill Rogers - - 1 - 1 Bob Rosburg - - - 1 1 Alec Ross - 1 - - 1 George Sargent - 1 - - 1 Jack Simpson - - 1 - 1 Scott Simpson - 1 - - 1 Jeff Sluman - - - 1 1 Willie Smith - 1 - - 1 Craig Stadler 1 - - - 1 Andrew Strath - - 1 - 1 Hal Sutton - - - 1 1 John Travers - 1 - - 1 Bob Tway - - - 1 1 Ken Venturi - 1 - - 1 Lanny Wadkins - - - 1 1 Cyril Walker - 1 - - 1 Art Wall Jr. 1 - - - 1 Tom Weiskopf - - 1 - 1 Reg Whitcombe - - 1 - 1 Jack White - - 1 - 1 Tiger Woods 1 - - - 1 Ian Woosnam 1 - - - 1 Lew Worsham - 1 - - 1

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BY NUMBERS

Players winning 18 majors: 1

11 majors: 1

9 majors: 2

8 majors: 1

7 majors: 6

6 majors: 1

5 majors: 5

4 majors: 7

3 majors: 13

2 majors: 31

1 major: 108

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MAJORS

Masters: 1934 - present

U.S. Open: 1985 - present

British Open: 1860 - present

PGA Championship: 1916 - present

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