The 12 golfers just shy of a career Grand Slam

Will Jordan Spieth join the elusive Grand Slam club, or will he remain with this lot? 

Andy Roberts's picture
Wed, 9 Aug 2017

the 12 golfers just shy of a career grand slam

 

Jordan Spieth is this week presented with his first opportunity of joining golf's elusive career Grand Slam club of players to win all four of golf's majors.

Should the 24-year-old win go on to win the US PGA Championship this Sunday, he would become the youngest player to lock up the Grand Slam, something that has only ever been achieved by five players (Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Gene Sarazen and Ben Hogan) since the Masters began in 1934. 

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But joining golf's immortals is no easy feat. Just ask the 11 players who join Spieth on three legs of the Slam.

Check them out. It's a great list to be able to impress your pals down the pub with this week...

JORDAN SPIETH

MISSING MAJOR: US PGA
MAJOR WINS:
3 - 2015 MASTERS, 2015 US OPEN, 2017 OPEN

RORY MCILROY

MISSING MAJOR: THE MASTERS
MAJOR WINS: 4 - 2011 US OPEN, 2014 OPEN, 2012 US PGA, 2014 US PGA

PHIL MICKELSON

MISSING MAJOR: US OPEN
MAJOR WINS: 5 - 2004 MASTERS, 2006 MASTERS, 2010 MASTERS, 2013 OPEN, 2005 US PGA

TOM WATSON

MISSING MAJOR: US PGA
MAJOR WINS: 8 - 1978 MASTERS, 1981 MASTERS, 1982 US OPEN, 1975 OPEN, 1977 OPEN, 1980 OPEN, 1982 OPEN, 1983 OPEN

RAY FLOYD

MISSING MAJOR: THE OPEN
MAJOR WINS: 41976 MASTERS, 1986 US OPEN, 1969 US PGA, 1982 US PGA

The 12 golfers just shy of a career Grand Slam

LEE TREVINO

MISSING MAJOR: THE MASTERS
MAJOR WINS: 6 - 1968 US OPEN, 1971 US OPEN, 1971 OPEN, 1972 OPEN, 1974 US PGA, 1984 US PGA