Can You Name All of These Legendary PGA Golfers?

By: Jacqueline Samaroo
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Golf is a gentleman's game, a sport where keeping your cool under pressure will always pay off in the end. The shortest distance between two points is a straight line, but in the world of golf you oftentimes cannot immediately apply this rule. The course that you are playing on is always just as much of a challenge (or an even greater challenge) as your fellow golfers. A true professional golfer needs to be able to take a look at the terrain and formulate the perfect plan of attack. They need to be able to make the best use of all of the clubs that they have at their disposal.

When it comes to prestige in golf, there are few things that can compete with the prominence of the PGA Tour! In this quiz, we've taken a look at the storied history of the PGA Tour and sifted through the numerous decades and countless events. This quiz has only the best of the best that have ever been involved with the PGA Tour. Don't get caught in a sand trap; instead, let's see if you can get a hole in one when we jump right into this quiz!

Tiger Woods is a professional golfer and one of the most prolific PGA Tour participants throughout history. One of the greatest golfers of all time, Tiger Woods has numerous golf records and has the most career PGA Tour wins of all active golfers (80 wins) and second of all time behind Sam Snead (82 wins).

This is Ernie Els, a professional golfer who has had notable success at PGA Tour events over the course of his career. This South African golfer has 71 career wins, but his overall performance has been suffering in recent years.

When it comes to the PGA Tour, Leo Diegel is one of the most successful professional golfers who has been a participant. He is notably a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame and has 30 PGA Tour wins.

Henry Picard is a professional golfer and one of the most prolific PGA Tour participants throughout history. Over the course of his career, he achieved 26 PGA Tour wins.

This is Doug Ford, a professional golfer who has had notable success at PGA Tour events over the course of his career. In 2011, he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame and he attained 19 PGA Tour wins.

When it comes to the PGA Tour, Lloyd Mangrum is one of the most successful professional golfers who has been a participant. Nicknamed “Mr. Icicle”, he achieved 36 PGA Tour wins over the course of his career.

Gary Player is a professional golfer and one of the most prolific PGA Tour participants throughout history. He won the 1965 U.S. Open at the age of 29 and has achieved 24 PGA Tour wins.

This is Macdonald Smith, a professional golfer who had notable success at PGA Tour events over the course of his career. While he was a skilled golfer and had 24 PGA Tour wins, he notably never won a major championship.

When it comes to the PGA Tour, Tom Watson is one of the most successful professional golfers who has been a participant. Overall, he has attained 39 PGA Tour wins throughout his career.

Lanny Wadkins is a professional golfer and one of the most prolific PGA Tour participants throughout history. He was inducted in the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2009 and has attained 21 PGA Tour wins.

This is Gene Littler, a professional golfer who has had notable success at PGA Tour events over the course of his career. He is nicknamed "Gene the Machine" and has achieved 29 PGA Tour wins.

When it comes to the PGA Tour, Tommy Armour is one of the most successful professional golfers who has been a participant. He won the 1930 PGA Championship, the 1927 U.S. Open and the 1931 Open Championship.

Paul Runyan is a professional golfer and one of the most prolific PGA Tour participants throughout history. He has 29 PGA Tour wins and won two PGA Championships.

This is Ben Hogan, a professional golfer who has had notable success at PGA Tour events over the course of his career. He is without a doubt one of the greatest golfers of all time and achieved 64 PGA Tour wins.

When it comes to the PGA Tour, Lee Trevino is one of the most successful professional golfers who has been a participant. In 1981 he was inducted to the World Golf Hall of Fame and has 29 PGA Tour wins.

Phil Mickelson is a professional golfer and one of the most prolific PGA Tour participants throughout history. He has achieved 43 PGA Tour wins and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2012.

This is Johnny Miller, a professional golfer who has had notable success at PGA Tour events over the course of his career. He is also notably a golf course architect and the lead golf analyst for NBC Sports.

When it comes to the PGA Tour, Arnold Palmer is one of the most successful professional golfers who has been a participant. He was nicknamed “The King” and has accumulated 62 PGA Tour wins.

Gene Sarazen is a professional golfer and one of the most prolific PGA Tour participants throughout history. He was nicknamed “The Squire” and earned 39 PGA Tour wins during his entire career.

This is Sam Snead, a professional golfer who had notable success at PGA Tour events over the course of his career. He currently holds the record for most PGA Tour wins, with 82.

When it comes to the PGA Tour, Jimmy Demaret is one of the most successful professional golfers who has been a participant. Over the course of his career, he accumulated a total of 31 PGA Tour wins.

Jim Barnes is a professional golfer and one of the most prolific PGA Tour participants throughout history. His professional career began in 1906 and he earned 28 PGA Tour wins.

This is Davis Love III, a professional golfer who has had notable success at PGA Tour events over the course of his career. In 2017, he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame and he has accumulated over 20 PGA Tour wins.

When it comes to the PGA Tour, Johnny Farrell is one of the most successful professional golfers who has been a participant. He had 22 PGA Tour wins and won the U.S. Open in 1928.

Greg Norman is a professional golfer and one of the most prolific PGA Tour participants throughout history. He was also notably ranked number 1 on the Official World Golf Rankings for 331 weeks.

This is Doug Sanders, a professional golfer who has had notable success at PGA Tour events over the course of his career. He had a total of 20 PGA Tour wins up until his retirement.

When it comes to the PGA Tour, Hale Irwin is one of the most successful professional golfers who has been a participant. He currently holds the record for most PGA Tour Champions victories.

Harry Cooper is a professional golfer and one of the most prolific PGA Tour participants throughout history. He was notably inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1992.

This is Walter Hagen, a professional golfer who had notable success at PGA Tour events over the course of his career. He is notable for being the first native-born American to win the British Open.

When it comes to the PGA Tour, Cary Middlecoff is one of the most successful professional golfers who has been a participant. He achieved a total of 40 PGA Tour wins throughout his career.

Ben Crenshaw is a professional golfer and one of the most prolific PGA Tour participants throughout history. Throughout his career he earned the nickname “Gentle Ben”.

This is Byron Nelson, a professional golfer who has had notable success at PGA Tour events over the course of his career. He is hailed as one of the greatest golfers of all time and he has 52 PGA Tour wins.

When it comes to the PGA Tour, Horton Smith is one of the most successful professional golfers who has been a participant. He is notable for being the very first Masters Tournament winner.

Bill Mehlhorn is a professional golfer and one of the most prolific PGA Tour participants throughout history. Throughout the course of his career he earned a total of 20 PGA Tour wins.

This is Jack Nicklaus, a professional golfer who has had notable success at PGA Tour events over the course of his career. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest golfers of all time.

When it comes to the PGA Tour, Raymond Floyd is one of the most successful professional golfers who has been a participant. In 1989 he was notably inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Billy Casper is a professional golfer and one of the most prolific PGA Tour participants throughout history. Over the course of his career, he amassed 51 PGA Tour wins.

When it comes to the PGA Tour, Vijay Singh is one of the most successful professional golfers who has been a participant. This Indo-Fijian golfer was ranked number 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking for 32 weeks.

Craig Wood is a professional golfer and one of the most prolific PGA Tour participants throughout history. He won the 1941 U.S. Open and accumulated 21 PGA Tour wins over the course of his career.

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