Men's major golf championships

The men's major golf championships, commonly known as the major championships,[1] and often referred to simply as the majors, are the most prestigious tournaments in golf. Historically, the national open and amateur championships of Great Britain and the United States were regarded as the majors. With the rise of professional golf in the middle of the twentieth century, the majors came to refer to the most prestigious professional tournaments.

Jack Nicklaus won a record 18 major championships.

In modern men's professional golf, there are four globally recognised major championships. Since 2019, the order of competition dates are as follows:


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