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Oldest Golfers to Win Major Championship (Men)

PGA Tour Records: Oldest Major Winners

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Julius Boros oldest winner of a major

Julius Boros was over 48 years old when he won the 1968 PGA Championship.

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These are the oldest golfers to win one of the men's major championships:

  • Julius Boros: 1968 PGA Championship, 48 years, 4 months, 18 days
  • Jack Nicklaus: 1986 Masters, 46 years, 2 months, 23 days
  • Old Tom Morris: 1867 British Open, 46 years, 99 days
  • Jerry Barber: 1961 PGA Championship, 45 Years, 3 months, 6 days
  • Hale Irwin: 1990 U.S. Open, 45 years, 15 days old
  • Lee Trevino: 1984 PGA Championship, 44 years, 8 months, 18 days
  • Roberto de Vicenzo: 1967 British Open, 44 years, 93 days
  • Harry Vardon: 1914 British Open, 44 years, 41 days
  • Raymond Floyd: 1986 U.S. Open, 43 years, 9 months, 11 days
  • Ted Ray: 1920 U.S. Open, 43 years, 4 months, 16 days old
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