Golf players with the most victories at the Masters Tournament 1934-2019

The ranking shows golf players with the most victories at the Masters Tournament from 1934 to 2019. Tiger Woods has won the Masters Tournament, which is held at the Augusta National Golf Club, five times.

The Masters Tournament – additional information

The Masters Tournament is an invitation-only golf championship played annually at the Augusta National Golf Club, a private golf club in Augusta, Georgia, USA. The tournament started in 1934 and it is always held in the first full week of April. The winner of the tournament, aside of receiving a replica of the Masters Trophy and a gold medal, receives the Green Jacket. The winner is presented his Green Jacket by the defending champion at a traditional prize-winning ceremony. The Masters Tournament is the kickoff for the major championship season. In 2015, the Masters had the highest average TV viewership of major golf tournaments. About 13 million people watched the Masters in 2018, which is double the Open Championship viewership that year.

Jack Nicklaus, nicknamed “The Golden Bear”, has won six Masters Tournaments, the highest number to date. Having won of one of these titles at the age of 46, Nicklaus is also the oldest winner of the championship. Tiger Woods, one of the most valuable sports athlete brands in 2017, was the youngest Masters champion, winning the prestigious tournament at the age of 21. He won the tournament again in 2019 at the age of 43. Jimmy Demaret, Sam Snead, Gary Player, Nick Faldo and Phil Mickelson have all won the tournament three times each. The English professional golfer Daniel Willett was the 2016 Masters Tournament winner, after narrowly beating the 2015 Masters champion, Jordan Spieth. This is the second time an Englishman has won the Masters Tournament, as a vast majority of the tournament winners have been Americans.

Number of Masters Tournament victories from 1934 to 2019

Masters won
Jack Nicklaus6
Tiger Woods5
Arnold Palmer4
Jimmy Demaret3
Sam Snead3
Gary Player3
Nick Faldo3
Phil Mickelson3
Horton Smith2
Byron Nelson2
Ben Hogan2
Tom Watson2
Seve Ballesteros2
Bernhard Langer2
Ben Crenshaw2
Jose Maria Olazabal2
Bubba Watson2
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Release date

April 2019


United States

Survey time period

1934 to 2019

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