With 82 career tournament wins, Tiger Woods owns the all-time PGA Tour victory record – an awe-inspiring achievement in modern golf’s era of unprecedented depth and talent
In golf, long careers with early success are the norm at the highest level. But some late-blooming players defied the odds by capturing their first wins well into middle age or on the verge of retirement.
Winning a major championship represents the pinnacle achievement in professional golf. Let’s highlight the best golfers in history who inexplicably never closed the deal at one of the sport’s four marquee events despite posting multiple top 3 finishes.
Let’s examine the historic accomplishments of these youthful phenoms who conquered the PGA and LPGA Tours and detail the stunning performances that made them champions well before their prime.