Chronological list of men's major golf champions

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As of the 2016 season, 216 golfers have won one of men's professional golf's four professional major championships. They are listed here in order of their first win. For a complete list of results in these tournaments see the major championships article. (Note that the tournaments were not always played in their current order.)

First major Majors won
# Player Year Tournament Total Masters Tournament U.S. Open The Open Championship PGA Championship
1 Scotland Willie Park Sr 1860 The Open Championship 4 1860, 1863, 1866, 1875
2 Scotland Old Tom Morris 1861 The Open Championship 4 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867
3 Scotland Andrew Strath 1865 The Open Championship 1 1865
4 Scotland Young Tom Morris 1868 The Open Championship 4 1868, 1869, 1870, 1872
5 Scotland Tom Kidd 1873 The Open Championship 1 1873
6 Scotland Mungo Park 1874 The Open Championship 1 1874
7 Scotland Bob Martin 1876 The Open Championship 2 1876, 1885
8 Scotland Jamie Anderson 1877 The Open Championship 3 1877, 1878, 1879
9 Scotland Bob Ferguson 1880 The Open Championship 3 1880, 1881, 1882
10 Scotland Willie Fernie 1883 The Open Championship 1 1883
11 Scotland Jack Simpson 1884 The Open Championship 1 1884
12 Scotland David Brown 1886 The Open Championship 1 1886
13 Scotland Willie Park Jr 1887 The Open Championship 2 1887, 1889
14 Scotland Jack Burns 1888 The Open Championship 1 1888
15 England John Ball 1890 The Open Championship 1 1890
16 Scotland Hugh Kirkaldy 1891 The Open Championship 1 1891
17 England Harold Hilton 1892 The Open Championship 2 1892, 1897
18 Scotland William Auchterlonie 1893 The Open Championship 1 1893
19 England John Henry Taylor 1894 The Open Championship 5 1894, 1895, 1900, 1909, 1913
20 England Horace Rawlins 1895 U.S. Open 1 1895
21 Jersey Harry Vardon 1896 The Open Championship 7 1900 1896, 1898, 1899, 1903, 1911, 1914
22 Scotland James Foulis 1896 U.S. Open 1 1896
23 England Joe Lloyd 1897 U.S. Open 1 1897
24 Scotland Fred Herd 1898 U.S. Open 1 1898
25 Scotland Willie Smith 1899 U.S. Open 1 1899
26 Scotland James Braid 1901 The Open Championship 5 1901, 1905, 1906, 1908, 1910
27 Scotland Willie Anderson 1901 U.S. Open 4 1901, 1903, 1904, 1905
28 Scotland Sandy Herd 1902 The Open Championship 1 1902
29 Scotland Laurie Auchterlonie 1902 U.S. Open 1 1902
30 Scotland Jack White 1904 The Open Championship 1 1904
31 Scotland Alex Smith 1906 U.S. Open 2 1906, 1910
32 Scotland Alec Ross 1907 U.S. Open 1 1907
33 France Arnaud Massy 1907 The Open Championship 1 1907
34 Scotland Fred McLeod 1908 U.S. Open 1 1908
35 England George Sargent 1909 U.S. Open 1 1909
36 United States John McDermott 1911 U.S. Open 2 1911, 1912
37 Jersey Ted Ray 1912 The Open Championship 2 1920 1912
38 United States Francis Ouimet 1913 U.S. Open 1 1913
39 United States Walter Hagen 1914 U.S. Open 11 1914, 1919 1922, 1924, 1928, 1929 1921, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927
40 United States Jerome Travers 1915 U.S. Open 1 1915
41 United States Chick Evans 1916 U.S. Open 1 1916
42 England Jim Barnes 1916 PGA Championship 4 1921 1925 1916, 1919
43 Scotland George Duncan 1920 The Open Championship 1 1920
44 United States Jock Hutchison 1920 PGA Championship 2 1921 1920
45 United States Gene Sarazen 1922 U.S. Open 7 1935 1922, 1932 1932 1922, 1923, 1933
46 England Arthur Havers 1923 The Open Championship 1 1923
47 United States Bobby Jones 1923 U.S. Open 7 1923, 1926, 1929, 1930 1926, 1927, 1930
48 England Cyril Walker 1924 U.S. Open 1 1924
49 Scotland Willie Macfarlane 1925 U.S. Open 1 1925
50 United States Tommy Armour 1927 U.S. Open 3 1927 1931 1930
51 United States Johnny Farrell 1928 U.S. Open 1 1928
52 United States Leo Diegel 1928 PGA Championship 2 1928, 1929
53 United States Billy Burke 1931 U.S. Open 1 1931
54 United States Tom Creavy 1931 PGA Championship 1 1931
55 United States Olin Dutra 1932 PGA Championship 2 1934 1932
56 United States Johnny Goodman 1933 U.S. Open 1 1933
57 United States Denny Shute 1933 The Open Championship 3 1933 1936, 1937
58 United States Horton Smith 1934 Masters Tournament 2 1934, 1936
59 England Henry Cotton 1934 The Open Championship 3 1934, 1937, 1948
60 United States Paul Runyan 1934 PGA Championship 2 1934, 1938
61 United States Sam Parks, Jr. 1935 U.S. Open 1 1935
62 England Alf Perry 1935 The Open Championship 1 1935
63 United States Johnny Revolta 1935 PGA Championship 1 1935
64 United States Tony Manero 1936 U.S. Open 1 1936
65 England Alf Padgham 1936 The Open Championship 1 1936
66 United States Byron Nelson 1937 Masters Tournament 5 1937, 1942 1939 1940, 1945
67 United States Ralph Guldahl 1937 U.S. Open 3 1939 1937, 1938
68 United States Henry Picard 1938 Masters Tournament 2 1938 1939
69 England Reg Whitcombe 1938 The Open Championship 1 1938
70 England Dick Burton 1939 The Open Championship 1 1939
71 United States Jimmy Demaret 1940 Masters Tournament 3 1940, 1947, 1950
72 United States Lawson Little 1940 U.S. Open 1 1940
73 United States Craig Wood 1941 Masters Tournament 2 1941 1941
74 United States Vic Ghezzi 1941 PGA Championship 1 1941
75 United States Sam Snead 1942 PGA Championship 7 1949, 1952, 1954 1946 1942, 1949, 1951
76 United States Bob Hamilton 1944 PGA Championship 1 1944
77 United States Herman Keiser 1946 Masters Tournament 1 1946
78 United States Lloyd Mangrum 1946 U.S. Open 1 1946
79 United States Ben Hogan 1946 PGA Championship 9 1951, 1953 1948, 1950, 1951, 1953 1953 1946, 1948
80 United States Lew Worsham 1947 U.S. Open 1 1947
81 United States Jim Ferrier 1947 PGA Championship 1 1947
82 Northern Ireland Fred Daly 1947 The Open Championship 1 1947
83 United States Claude Harmon 1948 Masters Tournament 1 1948
84 United States Cary Middlecoff 1949 U.S. Open 3 1955 1949, 1956
85 South Africa Bobby Locke 1949 The Open Championship 4 1949, 1950, 1952, 1957
86 United States Chandler Harper 1950 PGA Championship 1 1950
87 England Max Faulkner 1951 The Open Championship 1 1951
88 United States Julius Boros 1952 U.S. Open 3 1952, 1963 1968
89 United States Jim Turnesa 1952 PGA Championship 1 1952
90 United States Walter Burkemo 1953 PGA Championship 1 1953
91 United States Ed Furgol 1954 U.S. Open 1 1954
92 Australia Peter Thomson 1954 The Open Championship 5 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1965
93 United States Chick Harbert 1954 PGA Championship 1 1954
94 United States Jack Fleck 1955 U.S. Open 1 1955
95 United States Doug Ford 1955 PGA Championship 2 1957 1955
96 United States Jack Burke, Jr. 1956 Masters Tournament 2 1956 1956
97 United States Dick Mayer 1957 U.S. Open 1 1957
98 United States Lionel Hebert 1957 PGA Championship 1 1957
99 United States Arnold Palmer 1958 Masters Tournament 7 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964 1960 1961, 1962
100 United States Tommy Bolt 1958 U.S. Open 1 1958
101 United States Dow Finsterwald 1958 PGA Championship 1 1958
102 United States Art Wall, Jr. 1959 Masters Tournament 1 1959
103 United States Billy Casper 1959 U.S. Open 3 1970 1959, 1966
104 South Africa Gary Player 1959 The Open Championship 9 1961, 1974, 1978 1965 1959, 1968, 1974 1962, 1972
105 United States Bob Rosburg 1959 PGA Championship 1 1959
106 Australia Kel Nagle 1960 The Open Championship 1 1960
107 United States Jay Hebert 1960 PGA Championship 1 1960
108 United States Gene Littler 1961 U.S. Open 1 1961
109 United States Jerry Barber 1961 PGA Championship 1 1961
110 United States Jack Nicklaus 1962 U.S. Open 18 1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975, 1986 1962, 1967, 1972, 1980 1966, 1970, 1978 1963, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1980
111 New Zealand Bob Charles 1963 The Open Championship 1 1963
112 United States Ken Venturi 1964 U.S. Open 1 1964
113 United States Tony Lema 1964 The Open Championship 1 1964
114 United States Bobby Nichols 1964 PGA Championship 1 1964
115 United States Dave Marr 1965 PGA Championship 1 1965
116 United States Al Geiberger 1966 PGA Championship 1 1966
117 United States Gay Brewer 1967 Masters Tournament 1 1967
118 Argentina Roberto DeVicenzo 1967 The Open Championship 1 1967
119 United States Don January 1967 PGA Championship 1 1967
120 United States Bob Goalby 1968 Masters Tournament 1 1968
121 United States Lee Trevino 1968 U.S. Open 6 1968, 1971 1971, 1972 1974, 1984
122 United States George Archer 1969 Masters Tournament 1 1969
123 United States Orville Moody 1969 U.S. Open 1 1969
124 England Tony Jacklin 1969 The Open Championship 2 1970 1969
125 United States Raymond Floyd 1969 PGA Championship 4 1976 1986 1969, 1982
126 United States Dave Stockton 1970 PGA Championship 2 1970, 1976
127 United States Charles Coody 1971 Masters Tournament 1 1971
128 United States Tommy Aaron 1973 Masters Tournament 1 1973
129 United States Johnny Miller 1973 U.S. Open 2 1973 1976
130 United States Tom Weiskopf 1973 The Open Championship 1 1973
131 United States Hale Irwin 1974 U.S. Open 3 1974, 1979, 1990
132 United States Lou Graham 1975 U.S. Open 1 1975
133 United States Tom Watson 1975 The Open Championship 8 1977, 1981 1982 1975, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1983
134 United States Jerry Pate 1976 U.S. Open 1 1976
135 United States Hubert Green 1977 U.S. Open 2 1977 1985
136 United States Lanny Wadkins 1977 PGA Championship 1 1977
137 United States Andy North 1978 U.S. Open 2 1978, 1985
138 United States John Mahaffey 1978 PGA Championship 1 1978
139 United States Fuzzy Zoeller 1979 Masters Tournament 2 1979 1984
140 Spain Seve Ballesteros 1979 The Open Championship 5 1980, 1983 1979, 1984, 1988
141 Australia David Graham 1979 PGA Championship 2 1981 1979
142 United States Bill Rogers 1981 The Open Championship 1 1981
143 United States Larry Nelson 1981 PGA Championship 3 1983 1981, 1987
144 United States Craig Stadler 1982 Masters Tournament 1 1982
145 United States Hal Sutton 1983 PGA Championship 1 1983
146 United States Ben Crenshaw 1984 Masters Tournament 2 1984, 1995
147 Germany Bernhard Langer 1985 Masters Tournament 2 1985, 1993
148 Scotland Sandy Lyle 1985 The Open Championship 2 1988 1985
149 Australia Greg Norman 1986 The Open Championship 2 1986, 1993
150 United States Bob Tway 1986 PGA Championship 1 1986
151 United States Larry Mize 1987 Masters Tournament 1 1987
152 United States Scott Simpson 1987 U.S. Open 1 1987
153 England Nick Faldo 1987 The Open Championship 6 1989, 1990, 1996 1987, 1990, 1992
154 United States Curtis Strange 1988 U.S. Open 2 1988, 1989
155 United States Jeff Sluman 1988 PGA Championship 1 1988
156 United States Mark Calcavecchia 1989 The Open Championship 1 1989
157 United States Payne Stewart 1989 PGA Championship 3 1991, 1999 1989
158 Australia Wayne Grady 1990 PGA Championship 1 1990
159 Wales Ian Woosnam 1991 Masters Tournament 1 1991
160 Australia Ian Baker-Finch 1991 The Open Championship 1 1991
161 United States John Daly 1991 PGA Championship 2 1995 1991
162 United States Fred Couples 1992 Masters Tournament 1 1992
163 United States Tom Kite 1992 U.S. Open 1 1992
164 Zimbabwe Nick Price 1992 PGA Championship 3 1994 1992, 1994
165 United States Lee Janzen 1993 U.S. Open 2 1993, 1998
166 United States Paul Azinger 1993 PGA Championship 1 1993
167 Spain José María Olazábal 1994 Masters Tournament 2 1994, 1999
168 South Africa Ernie Els 1994 U.S. Open 4 1994, 1997 2002, 2012
169 United States Corey Pavin 1995 U.S. Open 1 1995
170 Australia Steve Elkington 1995 PGA Championship 1 1995
171 United States Steve Jones 1996 U.S. Open 1 1996
172 United States Tom Lehman 1996 The Open Championship 1 1996
173 United States Mark Brooks 1996 PGA Championship 1 1996
174 United States Tiger Woods 1997 Masters Tournament 14 1997, 2001, 2002, 2005 2000, 2002, 2008 2000, 2005, 2006 1999, 2000, 2006, 2007
175 United States Justin Leonard 1997 The Open Championship 1 1997
176 United States Davis Love III 1997 PGA Championship 1 1997
177 United States Mark O'Meara 1998 Masters Tournament 2 1998 1998
178 Fiji Vijay Singh 1998 PGA Championship 3 2000 1998, 2004
179 Scotland Paul Lawrie 1999 The Open Championship 1 1999
180 South Africa Retief Goosen 2001 U.S. Open 2 2001, 2004
181 United States David Duval 2001 The Open Championship 1 2001
182 United States David Toms 2001 PGA Championship 1 2001
183 United States Rich Beem 2002 PGA Championship 1 2002
184 Canada Mike Weir 2003 Masters Tournament 1 2003
185 United States Jim Furyk 2003 U.S. Open 1 2003
186 United States Ben Curtis 2003 The Open Championship 1 2003
187 United States Shaun Micheel 2003 PGA Championship 1 2003
188 United States Phil Mickelson 2004 Masters Tournament 5 2004, 2006, 2010 2013 2005
189 United States Todd Hamilton 2004 The Open Championship 1 2004
190 New Zealand Michael Campbell 2005 U.S. Open 1 2005
191 Australia Geoff Ogilvy 2006 U.S. Open 1 2006
192 United States Zach Johnson 2007 Masters Tournament 2 2007 2015
193 Argentina Ángel Cabrera 2007 U.S. Open 2 2009 2007
194 Republic of Ireland Pádraig Harrington 2007 The Open Championship 3 2007, 2008 2008
195 South Africa Trevor Immelman 2008 Masters Tournament 1 2008
196 United States Lucas Glover 2009 U.S. Open 1 2009
197 United States Stewart Cink 2009 The Open Championship 1 2009
198 South Korea Yang Yong-eun 2009 PGA Championship 1 2009
199 Northern Ireland Graeme McDowell 2010 U.S. Open 1 2010
200 South Africa Louis Oosthuizen 2010 The Open Championship 1 2010
201 Germany Martin Kaymer 2010 PGA Championship 2 2014 2010
202 South Africa Charl Schwartzel 2011 Masters Tournament 1 2011
203 Northern Ireland Rory McIlroy 2011 U.S. Open 4 2011 2014 2012, 2014
204 Northern Ireland Darren Clarke 2011 The Open Championship 1 2011
205 United States Keegan Bradley 2011 PGA Championship 1 2011
206 United States Bubba Watson 2012 Masters Tournament 2 2012, 2014
207 United States Webb Simpson 2012 U.S. Open 1 2012
208 Australia Adam Scott 2013 Masters Tournament 1 2013
209 England Justin Rose 2013 U.S. Open 1 2013
210 United States Jason Dufner 2013 PGA Championship 1 2013
211 United States Jordan Spieth 2015 Masters Tournament 2 2015 2015
212 Australia Jason Day 2015 PGA Championship 1 2015
213 England Danny Willett 2016 Masters Tournament 1 2016
214 United States Dustin Johnson 2016 U.S. Open 1 2016
215 Sweden Henrik Stenson 2016 The Open Championship 1 2016
216 United States Jimmy Walker 2016 PGA Championship 1 2016
  • Yellow means career grand slam champion.

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