Raymond Floyd has won 4 major championships
Raymond Floyd was born September 4th 1942 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
Floyd was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1989.
Floyd was ranked 14th on the Official World Golf Ranking at the age of 50.
He has won a total of 22 PGA Tour events.
"Golf is a game, and games are meant to be enjoyed".
- Raymond Floyd
Floyd’s first major win occurred at the PGA Championship in 1969, eight years after turning pro.
The 1969 PGA Championship was played on the South Course of NCR Country Club in Kettering, Ohio.
Raymond Floyd won the 1969 PGA Championship one stroke ahead of runner-up Gary Player.
His total score was 276 (-8).
The winner’s share was $35,000.
Floyd’s 1976 win at The Masters was a “wire to wire” win, meaning he led the field after each round.
He won, eight strokes ahead of runner-up Ben Crenshaw.
His total score was 271 (-17).
The winner’s share was $50,000.
He won the PGA a second time with an opening round of 63.
The 1982 PGA Championship was played at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Raymond Floyd won the 1982 PGA Championship three strokes ahead of runner-up Lanny Wadkins.
His total score was 272 (-8).
The winner’s share was $65,000.
Floyd’s last major win was the US Open in 1986. Starting the final round Floyd was tied for 5th place. He shot a round of 66 to win by two stokes and become the oldest player up to then to win the US Open at aged 43. This record is now held by Hale Irwin who was 45 when he won in 1990.
The 1986 US Open was played at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Shinnecock Hills, New York.
Raymond Floyd won the 1986 US Open two strokes ahead of runners-up Chip Beck and Lanny Wadkins.
His total score was 279 (-1).
The winner’s share was $115,000.
Updated: 9-Nov-2023 | Email feedback to this question