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SPORTS EXTRA / SPECIAL SECTION: British Open

The Majors

By the Numbers

July 15, 1999

Players winning 18 majors 1

11 majors: 1

9 majors: 2

8 majors: 1

7 majors: 5

6 majors: 2

5 majors: 5

4 majors: 7

3 majors: 14

2 majors: 31

1 major: 107

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Masters: 1934-present

U.S. Open: 1985-present

British Open: 1860-present

PGA: 1916-present

MOST VICTORIES

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Golfer Mstr US Brit PGA Total Jack Nicklaus 6 4 3 5 18 Walter Hagen 0 2 4 5 11 Ben Hogan 2 4 1 2 9 Gary Player 3 1 3 2 9 Tom Watson 2 1 5 0 8 Bobby Jones 0 4 3 0 7 Arnold Palmer 4 1 2 0 7 Gene Sarazen 1 2 1 3 7 Sam Snead 3 0 1 3 7 Harry Vardon 0 1 6 0 7 Nick Faldo 3 0 3 0 6 Lee Trevino 2 2 2 0 6 Seve Ballesteros 2 0 3 0 5 James Braid 0 0 5 0 5 Byron Nelson 2 1 0 2 5 J.H. Taylor 0 0 5 0 5 Peter Thomson 0 0 5 0 5 Willie Anderson 0 0 4 0 4 Jim Barnes 0 1 1 2 4 Ray Floyd 1 1 0 2 4 Bobby Locke 0 0 4 0 4 Tom Morris Sr. 0 0 4 0 4 Tom Morris Jr. 0 0 4 0 4 Willie Park 0 0 4 0 4 Jamie Anderson 0 0 3 0 3 Tommy Armour 0 1 1 1 3 Julius Boros 0 2 0 1 3 Billy Casper 1 2 0 0 3 Henry Cotton 0 0 3 0 3 Jimmy Demaret 3 0 0 0 3 Bob Ferguson 0 0 3 0 3 Ralph Guldahl 1 2 0 0 3 Hale Irwin 0 3 0 0 3 Cary Middlecoff 1 2 0 0 3 Larry Nelson 0 1 0 2 3 Nick Price 0 0 1 2 3 Denny Shute 0 0 1 2 3 Payne Stewart 0 2 0 1 3

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