Who is the only golfer who has every won a true Grand Slam?

Only Bobby Jones completed a Grand Slam, in 1930. No man has ever achieved a modern era Grand Slam. The term Grand Slam was first applied to Bobby Jones' achievement of winning the four major golf events of 1930: The Open Championship, the U.S. Open, the U.S. Amateur and the British Amateur.

Is Bobby Jones still the only golfer to win the Grand Slam?

Jones is the only player ever to have won the (pre-Masters) Grand Slam, or all four major championships, in the same calendar year (1930).

What golfers have completed the Grand Slam?

Which PGA and LPGA players have won the Grand Slam?
  • Gene Sarazen. American golfer Gene Sarazen completed his Career Grand Slam by winning the 1935 Masters. ...
  • Ben Hogan. Ben Hogan completed the Career Grand Slam in 1953. ...
  • Gary Player. ...
  • Jack Nicklaus. ...
  • Tiger Woods. ...
  • Jordan Spieth. ...
  • Phil Mickelson. ...
  • Rory McIlroy.

Who has the most Grand Slams in golf?

The career grand slam — winning each major championship at least once during a career — has been accomplished by only five golfers, with the last being Tiger Woods in 2000. Remarkably, Woods and Nicklaus have each won three Career Grand Slams and are the only players in golf's history to do so.

Who is the best golf player of all time?

Jack Nicklaus

With 18 professional majors, two US Amateurs, three Players titles, 73 PGA Tour victories, 10 Champions Tour trophies and 115 worldwide victories in all, Nicklaus is the best golfer in history.

Tiger Woods 2000 | Youngest Ever Major Grand Slam Champion | Record Breakers

Has anyone won all 4 majors in golf?

Only five golfers have won all four of golf's modern majors at any time during their careers, an achievement which is often referred to as a Career Grand Slam: Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, and Tiger Woods. Woods and Nicklaus have won each of the four majors at least three times.

Has a player ever hit 2 grand slams in one game?

No player has accomplished the feat more than once in his career and no player has ever hit more than two in a game. Tony Lazzeri was the first player to hit two grand slams in a single game, doing so for the New York Yankees against the Philadelphia Athletics on May 24, 1936.

Has anyone won all four grand slams in one year?

In tennis, the term Grand Slam refers to the accomplishment of winning all four major championships-the championships of Australia, France, Britain (Wimbledon), and the United States-in the same calendar season. The feat has been achieved six times (by five different players).

Has anyone team hit 2 grand slams in one game?

Only 13 players can lay claim to hitting two grand slams in a single game, with Josh Willingham the last to do so in 2009.

Which player has won all 4 Grand Slams?

Combining the Grand Slam and the non-calendar-year Grand Slam, only eight singles players on 11 occasions achieved the feat of being the reigning champion of all four majors, three men (Don Budge, Rod Laver, Novak Djokovic) and five women (Maureen Connolly, Margaret Court, Martina Navratilova, Steffi Graf, Serena ...

Who is the most successful male Grand Slam winner of all time?

Legendary Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal tops the list of the most Grand Slam tennis titles won of all time by professional male tennis players.

Who was the first golfer to win all four majors?

The five players who have done this to date are: Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods.

Has any golfer won the same major 3 years in a row?

Willie Anderson, U.S. Open, 1903-05

The only golfer with three consecutive wins in the U.S. Open, Willie Anderson also won in 1901 — four wins in five years. That made him the first to win this major four times, and he still shares that record.

Who has been on the PGA Tour the longest without a win?

In terms of events played without a win, Brett Quigley is unrivaled. The 47-year-old has played in 407 Tour events without winning.

Has any Grand Slam won without losing a set?

Ken Rosewall, Australian Open 1971

Having easily won the Australian Open in 1971 (his third victory in the competition, which, however, was only considered to be a major tournament from 1969), Ken Rosewall will forever remain the first player to win a Grand Slam tournament without losing a single set.

Who hit the most grand slams in one year?

Don Mattingly (1987) and Travis Hafner (2006) share the single-season record with six grand slams each – in Mattingly's case, these were the only grand slams of his major league career. Ernie Banks (1955) and Albert Pujols (2009) share the single-season National League record with five grand slams each.

Who is the only tennis player to win the Golden Slam in a calendar year?

Steffi Graf is the only Tennis player to ever win a Calendar Golden Slam | Throwback Thursday.

Has anyone ever hit a homerun from both sides?

Kendrys Morales is one of three switch hitters to hit home runs from both sides of the plate in the same inning. Gleyber Torres is the most recent player to hit two home runs in one inning, achieving the feat in 2022.

Who hit two home runs in one inning?

Did you know that Alex Rodriguez and Edwin Encarnacion are the only American Leaguer players to hit two home runs in the same inning – twice in their careers?

Who broke the homerun record?

New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge made baseball history on Tuesday with his 62nd homer of the MLB season, breaking Roger Maris' American League home run mark that stood for over six decades.

Which 5 golfers have won the Grand Slam?

No player has ever matched Jones' feat of a calendar year slam but five have managed a career slam: Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, and Tiger Woods.

What is the easiest golf major to win?

The Masters has long been considered the easiest and toughest major to win. It is the easiest because the actual number of players truly capable of winning is typically 20 to 30. It is the easiest because it is the only major played at the same site. It is the hardest because of the demands of this course.

Who has won 6 majors in golf?

Phil Mickelson, Nick Faldo and Lee Trevino: 6 major wins.