The final verdict
Tiger Woods had the greatest run of any golfer who’s ever picked up a club, but Jack Nicklaus put together a career that, from start to finish, was unparalleled.
Who was the greatest golfer of all time?
15 Greatest golfers of all time
- Tom Watson.
- Gene Sarazen.
- Gary Player.
- Arnold Palmer.
- Ben Hogan.
- Bobby Jones.
- Tiger Woods.
- Jack Nicklaus. Majors won: 18 (1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975 & 1986 Masters; 1962, 1967, 1972 & 1980 U.S. Open; 1966, 1970 & 1978 Open Championship; 1963, 1971, 1973, 1975 & 1980 PGA Championship)
Is Jack Nicklaus the greatest golfer ever?
Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), nicknamed The Golden Bear, is an American retired professional golfer. Many believe him to be the greatest golfer of all time. Over a quarter-century, he won a record 18 major championships, three more than Tiger Woods.
Who is the winningest golfer of all time?
The Top 5 are:
- Sam Snead, 82 wins.
- Tiger Woods, 81 wins.
- Jack Nicklaus, 63 wins.
- Ben Hogan, 64 wins.
- Arnold Palmer, 62 wins.