The Majors

jack nicklaus 86 mastersVictories: 20
Second Place: 19
Third Place: 9
Top-Three Finishes: 48
Top-Five Finishes: 56
Top-10 Finishes: 73

Played in a record 154 consecutive major championships for which he was eligible from the 1957 U.S. Open to the 1998 U.S. Open.

Major Titles

6 Masters; 5 PGA Championships; 4 United States Opens; 3 British Opens; 2 U.S. Amateur Championships

As An Amateur

1959: Won U.S. Amateur, defeating Charles Coe, 1-up
1960: Runner-up, United States Open
1961: Won U.S. Amateur a second time, defeating Dudley Wysong, 8 and 6

Major Championship Performances
YearMastersU.S. OpenBritish OpenPGA Championship
1957*M/C
1958*41 tie
1959*M/CM/C
1960*13 tie2
1961*7 tie4 tie
196215 tieWon32 tie3 tie
1963WonM/C3Won
19642 tie23 tie22 tie
1965Won31 tie12 tie2 tie
1966Won3Won22 tie
1967M/CWon23 tie
19685 tie22 tieM/C
196924 tie25 tie6 tie11 tie
1970849 tieWon6 tie
19712 tie25 tieWon
1972WonWon213 tie
19733 tie4 tie4Won
19744 tie10 tie32
1975Won7 tie3 tieWon
19763 tie11 tie2 tie4 tie
1977210 tie23
197876 tieWonM/C
197949 tie2 tie65 tie
198033 tieWon4 tieWon
19812 tie6 tie23 tie4 tie
198215 tie210 tie16 tie
1983WD/Injury43 tie29 tie2
198418 tie21 tie31 tie25 tie
19856 tieM/CM/C32 tie
1986Won8 tie46 tie16 tie
19877 tie46 tie72 tie24 tie
198821 tieM/C25 tieM/C
19891843 tie30 tie27 tie
1990633 tie63 tieM/C
199135 tie46 tie44 tie23 tie
199242 tieM/CM/CM/C
199327 tie72 tieM/CM/C
1994M/C28 tieM/CM/C
199535 tieM/C79 tie67 tie
199641 tie27 tie44 tieM/C
199739 tie52 tie60M/C
19986 tie43 tie
1999M/C
200054 tieM/CM/CM/C
2001M/C
2002 – –
2003M/C
2004M/C
2005M/CM/C

* = Amateur
M/C = Missed Cut