What is the Career Grand Slam in Golf?

The Career Grand Slam requires a professional golfer to win all 4 Major Tournaments within his career.

More about the Career Grand Slam in Golf

The 4 Major Tournaments in professional golf are

  • Masters Tournament
  • PGA Championship
  • US Open
  • The Open Championship

So far 5 players have accomplished the Career Grand Slam.

  • Jack Nicklaus
  • Tiger Woods
  • Ben Hogan
  • Gary Player
  • Gene Sarazen

Bobby Jones is not included on this list as we’re talking about the modern majors. He accomplished his Grand Slam in 1930 when The Amateur Championship and the U.S. Amateur were considered major championships.

Some of the best golfers in history have won three of the 4 Major Tournaments but haven't (yet) managed the fourth.

The list includes

  • Walter Hagen
  • Jim Barnes
  • Lee Trevino
  • Rory McIlroy
  • Tommy Armour
  • Sam Snead
  • Phil Mickelson
  • Byron Nelson
  • Raymond Floyd
  • Tom Watson
  • Arnold Palmer
  • Jordan Spieth