Top 10 Golfers with Most PGA Tour Wins

10. Tom Watson & Cary Middlecoff, 39 PGA Tour wins

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A pure ball-striker ,Watson won the Open Championship five times and was a steady winner in the 1960s, ’70s and even ’80s. He also won the Nicklaus-hosted Memorial Tournament in 1996 — while adding one more “W” at Colonial in May 1998.

9. Cary Middlecoff , a tie with Tom Watson 39 PGA Tour wins


Middlecoff won three majors and actually got his first win as an amateur at the 1945 North and South Open. In the 1950s, he racked up 28 victories, and only played 15 seasons on tour.

8. Phil Mickelson & Walter Hagen, 45 PGA Tour wins


On the strength of his 2021 PGA Championship triumph, which made him the oldest major champion ever at 50 years old, Phil Mickelson tied to Walter Hagen. An already Hall of Famer Phil has little left to prove at this stage of his career.

T8. Walter Hagen, A tie with Mickelson at 45 Tour Wins


Golf’s first-ever millionaire, Walter entered the sport at the 1914 U.S. Open for his first PGA Tour victory in his early 20s.He won at a prolific rate, and became a pioneer for endorsements and higher prize money.

7. Billy Casper, 51 PGA Tour wins


A bearer of PGA Tour’s Vardon Trophy five times, Casper was a strong chipper who competed with many of the other stars in their primes. At the 1966 U.S. Open, he topped Palmer in an 18-hole playoff for one of his three major championships.

6. Byron Nelson, 52 PGA Tour wins

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Best known for his streak of 11 straight victories in 1945, Nelson ranks this high on the all-time PGA Tour wins list despite retiring at age 34. He has a tournament named after him that still runs on the PGA Tour to this day.

5. Arnold Palmer, 62 PGA Tour wins


Arnold Palmer was the catalyst who helped golf to explode with popularity. Regarded as the King of golf’s greatest champions, Palmer had one of the most dominant stretches of all-time from 1960 through 1963, in which he won a whopping 32 times.

4. Ben Hogan, 64 PGA Tour wins


An American professional golfer,Ben is generally considered to be one of the greatest players. He is notable for his profound influence on golf swing theory and his ball-striking ability.Hogan's first major win came at age 34.

3. Jack Nicklaus, 73 PGA Tour wins


The Golden Bear has logged 19 second-place finishes. In total, Nicklaus won six Masters, four U.S. Opens, three Open Championships and five PGA Championships, completing the career Grand Slam several times over.

T1. Sam Snead, a tie with Tiger Woods at 82 Tour Wins


There is a tie between Tiger Woods and Sam Snead, who also combine for 22 major championship victories. Snead’s wins spanned from 1936 through 1965, and in his final victory, he won the Greater Greensboro Open.Snead won the Masters and PGA Championship three times apiece, as well.