Who has won the most Masters tournaments?

Category: Champions of the Game
Jack Nicklaus at the Masters Tournament
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Clue

Tiger is close.

Answer

Jack Nicklaus. He has won 6 Masters tournaments.

More about the Masters Tournament Winners

The Masters tournament was established in 1934. It’s one of the 4 major championships and is played each year at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

Jack Nicklaus holds the record for the most wins. In total he won it six times through his career.

Nicklaus is also the oldest Masters winner. He was 46 years and 82 days old when he won the tournament in 1986.

Tiger Woods is second on the list, currently holding 5 Masters titles.

Tiger Woods was the youngest ever champion at the age of 21 years and 104 days. He also holds the records for the widest winning margin (12 shots) and the lowest winning score (270) 18 under par.

The record of the lowest winning score was equaled by Jordan Spieth in 2015.

Masters Tournament multiple champions

  • Jack Nicklaus (USA) 6 - 1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975, 1986
  • Tiger Woods (USA) 5 - 1997, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2019
  • Arnold Palmer (USA) 4 - 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964
  • Jimmy Demaret (USA) 3 - 1940, 1947, 1950
  • Sam Snead (USA) 3 - 1949, 1952, 1954
  • Gary Player (RSA) 3 - 1961, 1974, 1978
  • Nick Faldo (ENG) 3 - 1989, 1990, 1996
  • Phil Mickelson (USA) 3 - 2004, 2006, 2010
  • Horton Smith (USA) 2 - 1934, 1936
  • Byron Nelson (USA) 2 - 1937, 1942
  • Ben Hogan (USA) 2 - 1951, 1953
  • Tom Watson (USA) 2 - 1977, 1981
  • Seve Ballesteros (ESP) 2 - 1980, 1983
  • Bernhard Langer (GER) 2 - 1985, 1993
  • Ben Crenshaw (USA) 2 - 1984, 1995
  • José María Olazábal (ESP) 2 - 1994, 1999
  • Bubba Watson (USA) 2 - 2012, 2014