How many Majors has Lee Trevino won?

Lee Trevino has won 6 Major Championships. The 1968 US Open, the 1971 US Open, the 1971 Open Championship, the 1972 Open Championship, the 1974 PGA Championship and the 1984 PGA Championship.

More about Lee Trevino’s Major wins.


Lee Trevino was born on the 1st of December 1929 in Garland, Texas.

Trevino was introduced to the game of golf when his uncle gifted him a few golf balls and a golf club.

He left school at the age of 14. He earned his money working as a caddie and shoe shiner.

Lee is regarded as one of the greatest players and characters in golf history.

In total Trevino won 6 Major Championships and 29 PGA Tour events.

In 1981 Trevino was inducted to the World Golf Hall of Fame.

He is one of only four players to twice win the US Open, The Open Championship and the PGA Tour Championship. The Masters was the only major he never won.

1968 US Open - Major Championship

The 1968 US Open Championship was played at the East Course of Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York.

In 1968 Travino was the first player to shoot under par in all 4 rounds of a the US Open.

Lee Trevino won the 1968 US Open Championship with a total score of (275 / -5) four strokes ahead of runner-up Jack Nicklaus.

The winner’s share was $30,000.

1971 US Open - Major Championship

The 1971 US Open was played at the East Course of Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania.

Lee Trevino won the 1971 US Open Championship with a total score of (280 / Even) defeating Jack Nicklaus by three strokes in an 18-hole playoff.

The winner’s share was $30,000

1971 Open Championship

The 1971 Open Championship was played at Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England.

Lee Trevino won the 1971 Open Championship with a total score of (278 / -14) one stroke ahead of Lu Liang-Huan.

The winner’s share was $13,200.

1972 Open Championship

The 1972 Open Championship was played at Muirfield Golf Links in Gullane, East Lothian, Scotland.

Lee Trevino won the 1972 Open Championship with a total score of (278 / -6) one stroke ahead of runner-up Jack Nicklaus.

The winner’s share was $13,750.

1974 PGA Championship

The 1974 PGA Championship was played at Tanglewood Park in Clemmons, North Carolina.

Lee Trevino won the 1974 PGA Championship with a total score of (276 / -4) one stroke ahead of defending champion Jack Nicklaus.

The winner’s share was $45,000.

1984 PGA Championship

The 1984 PGA Championship was played at Shoal Creek Golf and Country Club in Birmingham, Alabama.

Lee Trevino won the 1984 PGA Championship with a total score of (271 / -15) four strokes ahead of runners-up Gary Player and Lanny Wadkins.

The winner’s share was $125,000.

Check out more players

SEARCH for other players