Top 10 Golf Tournaments

10. U.S. Women’s Open

U.S. Women’s Open

Organized by the United States Golf Association, the tournament aims to put the women at the spotlights.The first edition of this tournament was held in 1946.The minimum requirement for amateurs is to have an updated USGA handicap index of at least 4.4.

9. The Players Championship

The Players Championship

Informally called The Fifth Major, it is held annually in  in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. One of the main events at the PGA Tour, it started in 1974 when it was called Tournament Players Championship.The event gathers the top 50 individuals in the world golf rankings by invitation only- one reason behind the unbelievably high purse money.

8. AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

This annual tournament is held mostly in February at three golf courses, one of them being Pebble Beach Golf Links.This Tournament starts with 156 professionals and 156 amateurs where, every amateur is paired with a professional.

7. Solheim Cup

Solheim Cup

A counterpart of the Ryder Cup, is held in alternating odd-number years with the latter.Despite the popularity of the tournament, there is no prize money involved. Golfers play for recognition and honor of the country they are representing.

6. Ryder Cup

Ryder Cup

This is a biennial golf tournament that is participated by teams from the United States and Europe with the contest held alternatively every two years.To be eligible, participants have to meet the selection criteria, which varies every year.  

5. PGA Championship

PGA Championship

Organized by the United  Established in 1916, this annual tournament is hosted by the Professional Golfers’ Association of America. It is one of the four major championships.Walter Hagen and Jack Nicklaus hold the record for the most wins at the PGA Championship.

4. PGA Tour

PGA  Tour

  Established in 1929, the PGA Tour is a collection of the most prestigious golf tournaments globally.Throughout the history of the PGA Tour, Sam Snead and Tiger Woods had the most wins, who both had 82.

3. The British Open

The British Open

Another part of the four major championships, The British Open was established in 1860 .The 150th edition of the event, which is scheduled to take place in July 2022 has created a wave of excitement among fans , as the event is held at infamous Old Course at St. Andrews.

2.  The U.S. Open

The U.S. Open

One of the most popular golf tournaments,it's been around since 1895, making it a classic.Some of the notable winners at the evet include Willie Anderson of Scotland, Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan, and Jack Nicklaus

1. The Masters Tournament

The Masters Tournament

Also known as U.S. Masters, it is one of the four major golf tournaments that started in 1932. The Masters is an exciting golf tournament rooted in numerous traditions. For instance, since 1949, the champion is awarded an elusive green jacket that he must return one year post the victory.