Who Has the Most Major Championship Wins in PGA Tour History?

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Jack Nicklaus waves from the Swilcan Bridge during the final round of the British Open Golf Championship, on the Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland, July 15, 2005.
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  • The four major tournaments are the biggest in golf.
  • They include the Masters, PGA Championship, U.S. Open and Open Championship.
  • Jack Nickalus (18) has the most in history.

The four major championships are the biggest in golf and mean the most when it comes to golf history.

They are also typically the most popular events when it comes to golf betting.

The Masters is held in April, followed by the PGA Championship in May, U.S. Open in June, and major season concludes in July with the Open Championship.

Who Has the Most Major Championship Wins in PGA Tour History?

Jack Nicklaus has the most major championship wins with 18. He won the Masters six times, PGA Championship five times, U.S. Open four times and the Open Championship three times.

Most Major Championship Wins in PGA Tour History

PlayerMajor Championship Wins
Jack Nicklaus18
Tiger Woods15
Walter Hagen11
Ben Hogan9
Gary Player9
Tom Watson8
Bobby Jones7
Arnold Palmer7
Gene Sarazen7
Sam Snead7
Harry Vardon7
Nick Faldo6
Phil Mickelson6
Lee Trevino6
Seve Ballesteros5
James Braid5
Byron Nelson5
J. Taylor5
Peter Thomson5
Willie Anderson4
Jim Barnes4
Ernie Els4
Raymond Floyd4
Bobby Jones4
Brooks Koepka4
Bobby Locke4
Rory McIlroy4
Tom Morris Jr.4
Tom Morris Sr. 4
Willie Park4
Jamie Anderson3
Tommy Armour3
Julius Boros3
Billy Casper3
Henry Cotton3
Jimmy Demaret3
Robert Ferguson3
Ralph Guldahl 3
Padraig Harrington 3
Hale Irwin3
Cary Middlecoff 3
Larry Nelson3
Nick Price3
Denny Shute 3
Vijay Singh3
Jordan Spieth3
Payne Stewart3

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