Career Capsule

Professional Years: 1962 through 2003, inclusive

1961Official Tour Victories: 73
Second Place or Ties: 58 (19 in Major Championships)
Third Place or Ties: 36
Total Victories Around the World: 118

No. 1 in Lowest Scoring Average: 8 times (1976-’75-’74-’73-’72-’71-’65-’64); runner-up 6 times
Tour Playoff Record: Won 12; Lost 10
Holes in One: 21
Top Money-Winner: 8 times (1976-’75-’73-’72-’71-’67-’65-’64); runner-up 4 times
Career Official Tour Earnings: $5,723,192
Most “Major Championship” Titles: 18 PGA Tour, 8 Senior PGA Tour, 2 Amateur

Awards

Greatest Golfer/Athlete Awards (9): Sports Illustrated; GOLF Magazine; Associated Press; Golfweek; GolfWorld; PGATOUR.com and GolfWeb; ESPN; British Broadcasting Company; Today’s Golfer
Golfer of the Century Award (2): 1988 (GOLF Magazine); 1996 (Golf Monthly, U.K.)
PGA Player of the Year Award: 5 times (1976-’75-’73-’72-’67)
Athlete of the Decade Award: 1970s (Sports Illustrated)
Golf Course Architect of the Year: 1993 (GolfWorld)

International and other Victories

British Open (3): 1978-’70-’66 (runner-up 7 times)
Australian Open (6): 1978-’76-’75-’71-’68-’64
World Series of Golf (5): 1976-’70-’67-’63-’62 (runner-up 6 times)
World Cup Invitational (3): 1963-’64-’71
Piccadilly World Cup Match Play (1): 1970
Dunlop International (1): 1971
Ryder Cup: Member of U.S. teams that defeated Britain in 1981-’77-’75-’73-’71 and tied Britain 1969 (non-playing captain of winning 1983 U.S. team and losing 1987 U.S. team)

Ryder Cup

Member of U.S. teams that defeated Great Britain in 1981-’77-’77-’73-’71 and tied Britain in 1969 (non-playing captain of winning 1983 U.S. team and losing 1987 U.S. team)

Champions Tour

Joined: 1990

Champions Tour Victories (10):
1996: Tradition, GTE Suncoast Classic
1995: Tradition
1994: Mercedes Championship
1993: U.S. Senior Open
1991: Tradition, PGA Seniors Championship, U.S. Senior Open
1990: Tradition, Senior TPC

Champions Tour Career Earnings: $3,372,207

Combined Tour Earnings, Career

$9,108,642 (includes Web.com Tour)

Total Victories

118 (73 PGA Tour & 10 Champions Tour), 35 unofficial or International events