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Longest Time from First to Last Victory on the PGA Tour

PGA Tour Records: Most Years Between First and Last Wins


Raymond Floyd - longest gap between first and last wins

Raymond Floyd's last win on the PGA Tour came nearly 29 years after his first.

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The golfers on this list are the ones who started winning young and kept winning a long time. They are the golfers with the longest time between their first PGA Tour win and their last PGA Tour win.

28 years, 11 months, 20 days
Raymond Floyd (March 17, 1963-March 8, 1992)

28 years, 2 months, 17 days
Sam Snead (January 17, 1937-April 4, 1965)

23 years, 11 months, 24 days
Tom Watson (June 30, 1974-May 24, 1998)

23 years, 11 months, 5 days
Macdonald Smith (August 28, 1912-August 2, 1936)

23 years, 9 months, 27 days
Jack Nicklaus (June 17, 1962-April 13, 1986)

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Source: PGA Tour

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