We all know that now people are more focused towards sports to spend their extra time and to relax. There are many games in this world which are played by the people and golf is one of them. Golf is very famous game and is played on a ground with a golf stick and ball as well. The trend of this sport is increasing day by day, and people love this different sport game. It is very different game and in past there was no trend of this sport game but with the time its trend is increasing. There are many players in this game that are exceptional and best in their field and are famous in the world. Different tournaments of golf are conducted in the whole world, and all the famous golfers participate in them from all around the world. In this article, we will talk about top 10 best golfers in the world.
The following are top 10 best golfers in the world:
10. Tom Watson:
He is considered as the best players ever in the world of golf. He has won many big tournaments of golf which made him more famous like he won British open title almost 5 times that is amazing. He also won the Senior British title for three times as well. The most amazing thing about this famous player is that he has played against Nicklaus many times that make him a top player and famous as well. He is more known in the world because of his achievements in different tournaments.
9. Arnold Palmer:
He is the player who made this unknown game more famous in the whole world by his performances, and he worked for the promotion of this game as well. He has not only made this game famous but also surprised the whole audience by his performance. His peak was short then all other golfers. He got his first big title in 1958, and the last of his career was in 1964. He was the player who won 7 big titles for the consecutive seven seasons that made him famous and successful in the whole world. The 62 tour done by him was ranked as the 5th best tournament.
8. Byron Nelson:
He played almost 12 seasons on PGA. He was a very successful player and won almost 11 big tournaments in about 1945 season and later he also got 18 major titles as well. He was retired from playing this game at the age of 34. He was a very successful player that posted almost 113 top 20 finishes during his whole career. He is considered as the most consistent golfers of the world. His career was not very long but still in his short career he grabbed 5 big titles that were amazing by this player.
7. Walter Hagen:
He was the player who won the title of Masters that was indeed not introduced in the world until his age was 41. The big achievement of this player is that he was the first player of America who wins the British open, and this is the main reason that made him more famous and successful as well. He is considered as one of these golfers in the whole world especially because of his putting skills that were amazing.
6. Bobby Jones:
He was a very successful player, and he would have been more successful if he were not retired at the age of 28. But in the same year he won the tournament of golf grand Islam which made him the only person to do that in that year. He had won almost 13 big titles while some other small titles are also won by him which is not counted in these 13. For him, this was not only a game but he considered this his lifestyle. If he was not retired at this early age, he might be in the number 1 position in coming years.
5. Gary Player:
He was the best player of golf in the world but was much underrated in the history of golf. He was an African, which was amazing that he won all major tournaments rather than an American. He won almost 165 tournaments in six big continents in six decades and was considered as the greatest player in the world. He won his first big game in 1959 and before retirement his last was in 1978. He was a player of the very high-level game and played the game very gracefully.
4. Sam Snead:
He is one player who has won most of the tournaments in the world. He has been playing with all the major players in the world. He has won almost 7 major titles but could not win the U.S open. But still he was on the top for 10 to 12 times and was as the runner up for almost 4 times. But still he is considered as the best career ever in the world. His career was very short but was very successful.
3. Ben Hogan:
He was a very successful player. The most important two years of this career were wasted because of the World War II. But later, he managed to keep his career strong and to go as well. After that he won 8 major tournaments, and he is named in the list of top 5 golfers in his career. He also won the biggest tournament called Grand Slam which made him more famous and successful as well.
2. Tiger Woods:
He is still considered as the best golfer in the world. He has own almost 20% of all tournaments in which he participated in his career. He also won the US open, British Open, Master and many others as well. He also has won 14 major titles and was always on the 2nd number in the list of best players of golf. He was also retired at very young age; if he continued to play some more years he would have been more successful and made his career more appealing.
1. Jack Nicklaus:
Jack Nicklaus is the most successful and most famous golfers of the world. He has won almost 18 major titles which is also a record like some old big players Lee Trevino, etc. Jack Nicklaus has won many titles, and all the players in this list have performed against him, but he won the titles that made him be placed in the number 1 position. He is famous all over the world and has a large fan following as well.
Top 10 Best Golfers of all Times:
|Sr.No.||Names||Date of Born|
|1||Jack Nicklaus||January 21, 1940 (age 75)|
|2||Tiger Woods||December 30, 1975 (age 39)|
|3||Ben Hogan||August 13, 1912 (Died)|
|4||Sam Snead||May 27, 1912 (Died)|
|5||Gary Player||November 1, 1935 (age 79)|
|6||Bobby Jones||March 17, 1902 (Died)|
|7||Walter Hagen||December 21, 1892 (Died)|
|8||Byron Nelson||February 4, 1912 (Died)|
|9||Arnold Palmer||September 10, 1929 (age 85)|
|10||Tom Watson||January 8, 1967 (age 48)|
We conclude that golf is now very well developed game and played almost everywhere in this world. There are many expensive golf clubs and players of this game in the world and are famous for their performances. All these best golfers have won many big tournaments and have made their name in the world because of their work. Many of them were retired at the very young age if they continued their career they would be more successful and famous as well.