Major Winners in Golf by Year and Tournament

Jack Nicklaus hitting a golf shot
Jack Nicklaus appears 18 times on the chart of major championship winners, more than anyone else. Central Press/Getty Images

Scroll down to view a chart showing all the men's major winners in golf history. The chart allows you to look up major winners by year, or by tournament.

To view the list of major winners organized in a different way, see our alphabetical list of all golfers who are major championship winners.

If you are looking only for the winners of a specific major, see one of these pages:

The chart below of golf's major winners also allows you to view final scores and read a recap from each major. (If the name is linked, you can click on that link to view the scores and read a recap of the tournament.)

 MastersU.S. OpenBritish OpenPGA Championship
2017Sergio GarciaBrooks KoepkaJordan Spieth 
2016Danny WillettDustin JohnsonHenrik StensonJimmy Walker
2015Jordan SpiethJordan SpiethZach JohnsonJason Day
2014Bubba WatsonMartin KaymerRory McIlroyRory McIlroy
2013Adam ScottJustin RosePhil MickelsonJason Dufner
2012Bubba WatsonWebb SimpsonErnie ElsRory McIlroy
2011Charl SchwartzelRory McIlroyDarren ClarkeKeegan Bradley
2010Phil MickelsonGraeme McDowellLouis OosthuizenMartin Kaymer
2009Angel CabreraLucas GloverStewart CinkY.E. Yang
2008Trevor ImmelmanTiger WoodsPadraig HarringtonPadraig Harrington
2007Zach JohnsonAngel CabreraPadraig HarringtonTiger Woods
2006Phil MickelsonGeoff OgilvyTiger WoodsTiger Woods
2005Tiger WoodsMichael CampbellTiger WoodsPhil Mickelson
2004Phil MickelsonRetief GoosenTodd HamiltonVijay Singh
2003Mike WeirJim FurykBen CurtisShaun Micheel
2002Tiger WoodsTiger WoodsErnie ElsRich Beem
2001Tiger WoodsRetief GoosenDavid DuvalDavid Toms
2000Vijay SinghTiger WoodsTiger WoodsTiger Woods
1999Jose Maria OlazabalPayne StewartPaul LawrieTiger Woods
1998Mark O'MearaLee JanzenMark O'MearaVijay Singh
1997Tiger WoodsErnie ElsJustin LeonardDavis Love III
1996Nick FaldoSteve JonesTom LehmanMark Brooks
1995Ben CrenshawCorey PavinJohn DalySteve Elkington
1994Jose Maria OlazabalErnie ElsNick PriceNick Price
1993Bernhard LangerLee JanzenGreg NormanPaul Azinger
1992Fred CouplesTom KiteNick FaldoNick Price
1991Ian WoosnamPayne StewartIan Baker-FinchJohn Daly
1990Nick FaldoHale IrwinNick FaldoWayne Grady
1989Nick FaldoCurtis StrangeMark CalcavecchiaPayne Stewart
1988Sandy LyleCurtis StrangeSeve BallesterosJeff Sluman
1987Larry MizeScott SimpsonNick FaldoLarry Nelson
1986Jack NicklausRaymond FloydGreg NormanBob Tway
1985Bernhard LangerAndy NorthSandy LyleHubert Green
1984Ben CrenshawFuzzy ZoellerSeve BallesterosLee Trevino
1983Seve BallesterosLarry NelsonTom WatsonHal Sutton
1982Craig StadlerTom WatsonTom WatsonRaymond Floyd
1981Tom WatsonDavid GrahamBill RogersLarry Nelson
1980Seve BallesterosJack NicklausTom WatsonJack Nicklaus
1979Fuzzy ZoellerHale IrwinSeve BallesterosDavid Graham
1978Gary PlayerAndy NorthJack NicklausJohn Mahaffey
1977Tom WatsonHubert GreenTom WatsonLanny Wadkins
1976Raymond FloydJerry PateJohnny MillerDave Stockton
1975Jack NicklausLou GrahamTom WatsonJack Nicklaus
1974Gary PlayerHale IrwinGary PlayerLee Trevino
1973Tommy AaronJohnny MillerTom WeiskopfJack Nicklaus
1972Jack NicklausJack NicklausLee TrevinoGary Player
1971Charles CoodyLee TrevinoLee TrevinoJack Nicklaus
1970Billy CasperTony JacklinJack NicklausDave Stockton
1969George ArcherOrville MoodyTony JacklinRaymond Floyd
1968Bob GoalbyLee TrevinoGary PlayerJulius Boros
1967Gay BrewerJack NicklausRoberto De VicenzoDon January
1966Jack NicklausBilly CasperJack NicklausAl Geiberger
1965Jack NicklausGary PlayerPeter ThomsonDave Marr
1964Arnold PalmerKen VenturiTony LemaBobby Nichols
1963Jack NicklausJulius BorosBob CharlesJack Nicklaus
1962Arnold PalmerJack NicklausArnold PalmerGary Player
1961Gary PlayerGene LittlerArnold PalmerJerry Barber
1960Arnold PalmerArnold PalmerKel NagleJay Hebert
1959Art Wall Jr.Billy CasperGary PlayerBob Rosburg
1958Arnold PalmerTommy BoltPeter ThomsonDow Finsterwald
1957Doug FordDick MayerBobby LockeLionel Hebert
1956Jack Burke Jr.Cary MiddlecoffPeter ThomsonJack Burke Jr.
1955Cary MiddlecoffJack FleckPeter ThomsonDoug Ford
1954Sam SneadEd FurgolPeter ThomsonChick Harbert
1953Ben HoganBen HoganBen HoganWalter Burkemo
1952Sam SneadJulius BorosBobby LockeJim Turnesa
1951Ben HoganBen HoganMax FaulknerSam Snead
1950Jimmy DemaretBen HoganBobby LockeChandler Harper
1949Sam SneadCary MiddlecoffBobby LockeSam Snead
1948Claude HarmonBen HoganHenry CottonBen Hogan
1947Jimmy DemaretLew WorshamFred DalyJim Ferrier
1946Herman KeiserLloyd MangrumSam SneadBen Hogan
1945NTNTNTByron Nelson
1944NTNTNTBob Hamilton
1943NTNTNTNT
1942Byron NelsonNTNTSam Snead
1941Craig WoodCraig WoodNTVic Ghezzi
1940Jimmy DemaretLawson LittleNTByron Nelson
1939Ralph GuldahlByron NelsonDick BurtonHenry Picard
1938Henry PicardRalph GuldahlReg WhitcombePaul Runyan
1937Byron NelsonRalph GuldahlHenry CottonDenny Shute
1936Horton SmithTony ManeroAlf PadghamDenny Shute
1935Gene SarazenSam Parks Jr.Alf PerryJohnny Revolta
1934Horton SmithOlin DutraHenry CottonPaul Runyan
1933NT before 1934Johnny GoodmanDenny ShuteGene Sarazen
1932 Gene SarazenGene SarazenOlin Dutra
1931 Billy BurkeTommy ArmourTom Creavy
1930 Bobby JonesBobby JonesTommy Armour
1929 Bobby JonesWalter HagenLeo Diegel
1928 Johnny FarrellWalter HagenLeo Diegel
1927 Tommy ArmourBobby JonesWalter Hagen
1926 Bobby JonesBobby JonesWalter Hagen
1925 Willie MacFarlaneJim BarnesWalter Hagen
1924 Cyril WalkerWalter HagenWalter Hagen
1923 Bobby JonesArthur HaversGene Sarazen
1922 Gene SarazenWalter HagenGene Sarazen
1921 Jim BarnesJock HutchisonWalter Hagen
1920 Ted RayGeorge DuncanJock Hutchison
1919 Walter HagenNTJim Barnes
1918 NTNTNT
1917 NTNTNT
1916 Chick EvansNTJim Barnes
1915 Jerome TraversNTNT before 1916
1914 Walter HagenHarry Vardon 
1913 Francis OuimetJ.H. Taylor 
1912 John McDermottTed Ray 
1911 John McDermottHarry Vardon 
1910 Alex SmithJames Braid 
1909 George SargentJ.H. Taylor 
1908 Fred McLeodJames Braid 
1907 Alex RossArnaud Massy 
1906 Alex SmithJames Braid 
1905 Willie AndersonJames Braid 
1904 Willie AndersonJack White 
1903 Willie AndersonHarry Vardon 
1902 Laurie AuchterlonieSandy Herd 
1901 Willie AndersonJames Braid 
1900 Harry VardonJ.H. Taylor 
1899 Willie SmithHarry Vardon 
1898 Fred HerdHarry Vardon 
1897 Joe LloydHarold Hilton 
1896 James FoulisHarry Vardon 
1895 Horace RawlinsJ.H. Taylor 
1894 NT before 1895J.H. Taylor 
1893  Willie Auchterlonie 
1892  Harold Hilton 
1891  Hugh Kirkaldy 
1890  John Ball 
1889  Willie Park Jr. 
1888  Jack Burns 
1887  Willie Park Jr. 
1886  David Brown 
1885  Bob Martin 
1884  Jack Simpson 
1883  Willie Fernie 
1882  Bob Ferguson 
1881  Bob Ferguson 
1880  Bob Ferguson 
1879  Jamie Anderson 
1878  Jamie Anderson 
1877  Jamie Anderson 
1876  Bob Martin 
1875  Willie Park Sr. 
1874  Mungo Park 
1873  Tom Kidd 
1872  Young Tom Morris 
1871  NT 
1870  Young Tom Morris 
1869  Young Tom Morris 
1868  Young Tom Morris 
1867  Old Tom Morris 
1866  Willie Park Sr. 
1865  Andrew Strath 
1864  Old Tom Morris 
1863  Willie Park Sr. 
1862  Old Tom Morris 
1861  Old Tom Morris 
1860  Willie Park Sr. 

NT = no tournament that year

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