Category Archives: Golf

The Greatest Male Golfers of All-Time and Record Number of Titles in the Major Championships

A good starting point in evaluating the greatest golfers in history is to look at their records in the Major Championships.  The four are: The Masters (established 1934) Most wins Jack Nicklaus 6 (1963,65,66,72,75,86) Arnold Palmer 4 (1958,60,62,64) Tiger Woods … Continue reading

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Women’s Golf – Most Wins in Majors

The most wins achieved at each of the four long-established major golf tournaments for women are:   Championship Most Wins   Kraft Nabisco Championship 3 Amy Alcott (US)  1983,88,91     3 Betsy King (US) 1987,90,97     3 Annika … Continue reading

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Golf: Ryder Cup Records

The first Ryder Cup took place in 1927 between Great Britain and the USA. From 1973 to 1977 Irish golfers joined the British team. In 1979 the match became one between Europe and the USA. Team Records The USA have … Continue reading

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Golf: Women’s British Open

The Women’s British Open was established in 1976 but only started to attract many of the best players in 1994 when it became part of the LPGA tour. It was recognised as one of the Majors in 2001. Most wins: … Continue reading

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The Open Golf Championship: Tournament Records

Most Victories 6  Harry Vardon  (Jersey) 1896, 1898, 1899, 1903, 1911, 1914 5 James Braid  (Scotland) 1901, 1905, 1906, 1908, 1910 John Henry Taylor  (England) 1894, 1895, 1900, 1909, 1913 Peter Thomson  (Australia) 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1965 Tom Watson … Continue reading

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World Golf Rankings

The Official Golf World Rankings Top 10 (week ending April 15th 2012) The player, country and ranking points total are given 1 Rory McIlroy NIrl 9.59 2 Luke Donald Eng 9.48 3 Lee Westwood Eng 8.27 4 Bubba Watson USA … Continue reading

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