How many Majors has Arnold Palmer won?

Arnold Palmer won 7 majors during his impressive career.

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During his golf career Arnold Palmer won 4 Masters, 2 Open Championships, and 1 US Open. He won his Open Championships at Royal Birkdale & Troon Golf Club in back-to-back years (1961, 1962). His US Open victory was claimed at Cherry Hills Country Club in 1960.

Arnold Palmer won multiple majors in both 1960 (Masters, US Open) and 1962 (Masters, Open Championship).

He was close to winning many more. Arnold Palmer was runner-up in majors 10 times. Did you know that he lost the US Open 3 times in 18-hole playoffs?  He lost in 1962 to Jack Nicklaus, in 1963 to Julius Boros, and in 1966 to Billy Casper.

Arnold Palmer also added 5 senior majors while competing on the Senior PGA Tour.

Along with Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player he was credited with popularizing and commercializing golf around the world during the 60s.

Palmer also designed more than 300 golf courses around the world.

Arnold Palmer won seven Major Championships:

  • The Masters Tournament in 1958, 1960, 1962 and 1964.
  • The US Open in 1960.
  • The Open Championship in 1961 and 1962.

1958 Masters Tournament

Arnold Palmer won the first of his four Masters titles, one stroke ahead of runners-up Doug Ford and Fred Hawkins.

1960 Masters Tournament

Arnold Palmer won by one stroke over runner-up Ken Venturi.

1960 US Open

The 1960 US Open was held at Cherry Hills Country Club in Cherry Hills Village, Colorado.

Arnold Palmer performed one of the greatest comeback in US Open history. He came back from a seven-stroke deficit during the final round to win his only US Open title

Jack Nicklaus was runner up.

1961 Open Championship

The 1961 Open Championship was played at Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England.

Arnold Palmer won one stroke ahead of Dai Rees.

1962 Masters Tournament

Arnold Palmer won in three-way playoff against Gary Player and Dow Finsterwald.

1962 Open Championship

The 1962 Open Championship was played at Troon Golf Club in Troon, Scotland.

Arnold Palmer won six strokes ahead of runner-up Kel Nagle.

1964 Masters Tournament

Arnold Palmer by five strokes. Runners up were Dave Marr and Jack Nicklaus.

He became the first four-time winner of the Masters

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