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The Oldest Winners

Of any Major Championship:
Men - Julius Boros, 48 years 4 months and 18 days when he won the US PGA Championship in 1968
Women - Fay Crocker, 45 years 7 months and 11 days when she won the 1960 Titleholders Championship

The Open Championship:
Old Tom Morris, 46 years and 99 days in 1867

The US Open:
Hael Irwin, 45 years and 15 days in 1990

The PGA Championship:
Julius Boros, 48 years 4 months and 18 days in 1968

The Masters:
Jack Nicklaus, 46 years 2 months and 23 days in 1986

PGA Tour:
Sam Snead, 52 years 10 months and 8 days at the 1965 Greater Greensboro Open
(Note: five other players in their 50s - Art Wall, Jim Barnes, John Barnum, Fred Funk and Craig Stadler - have won on the PGA Tour)

LPGA Tour:
Beth Daniel, 46 years 8 months and 29 days at the 2003 BMO Financial Group Canadian Women's Open

European Tour:
Miguel Angel Jiménez, 48 years 10 months and 13 days at the 2012 UBS Hong Kong Open
Des Smyth, 48 years 1 month and 6 days at the 2001 Madeira Islands Open.

Ladies European Tour:
Laura Davies, 46 years 11 months and 14 days when she won the 2010 Open de España, breaking her previous record of exactly two weeks earlier.

Champions Tour:
Mike Fetchick, 63 years exactly at the 1985 Hilton Head Seniors International

European Seniors Tour:
Neil Coles, 67 years and 276 days at the 2002 Lawrence Batley Seniors Open

The Ryder Cup (oldest player):
Raymond Floyd, 51 years and 20 days in 1993

The Walker Cup (oldest player):
Hon. Michael Scott, 55 years 8 months approximately in 1934

The Amateur Championship:
Hon. Michael Scott, 54 years 9 months approximately in 1933

The US Amateur Championship:
Jack Westland, 47 years 3 months and 9 days in 1952

November 2012


 

 

 






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