PGA Grand Slam of Golf
The PGA Grand Slam of Golf is the most exclusive golf tournament in the world. Participants are the winners of the four major championships consisting of the U.S. Masters, U.S. Open, Open Championship and PGA Championship. The tournament is organized by the PGA of America.
The tournament lasts two days and is played over 36 holes. Won a golfer more than one major, so will be the one or ones are former winners of major championships, which are the best performers in that year in the majors invited.
From 1979 to 1993, the tournament was held with some interruptions, to various places. From 1994 to 2006 found at Poipu Bay Golf Course in Koloa, Hawaii held on the island of Kauai. From 2007, the event moved to Bermuda, and that for two years in the Mid Ocean Club and then in 2009 and 2010 in the Port Royal Golf Course. By 2006, the competition has been held each November or December since 2007, he will be held in mid-October, as the season ends earlier in the United States because of the FedEx Cup.
From 1991 to 2005, the prize money U.S. $ 1 million, with U.S. $ 400,000 was attributable to the winner. After an increase to 1.25 million in 2006, is the current doping U.S. $ 1.35 million and $ 600,000 for the winner. The prize money will appear in comparison to many other tournaments during the year as very low, but it must be remembered that the Fourth and thus last placed in this tournament receives $ 200,000. The prize money is not counted as official money list.
Note: M = Masters winner, U = U.S. Open winner, O = Open winner, P = PGA Championship winner, a = substitute, t = shared
Only five players were able to win the tournament through 2010 more than once.
- Tiger Woods - 7 wins: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005 and 2006 (not played in 2003, 2004, 2007 and 2008 )
- Greg Norman - 3 wins: 1986, 1993 and 1994
- Andy North - 2 wins: 1979, 1990
- Jim Furyk - 2 wins: 2003, 2008
- Ernie Els - 2 wins: 1997, 2010
Majors: The Masters | U.S. Open | The Open Championship (British Open) | PGA Championship
Other FedEx Cup tournaments: Hyundai Tournament of Champions | Sony Open in Hawaii | Bob Hope Classic | Farmers Insurance Open | Waste Management Phoenix Open | AT & T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am | Northern Trust Open | WGC - Accenture Match Play Championship | Mayakoba Golf Classic at Riviera Maya - Cancun | The Honda Classic | WGC - Cadillac Championship | Puerto Rico Open | Transitions Championship | Arnold Palmer Invitational | Shell Houston Open | Valero Texas Open | The Heritage | Zurich Classic of New Orleans | Wells Fargo Championship | The Players Championship | Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial | HP Byron Nelson Championship | Memorial Tournament | FedEx St. Jew Classic | Travelers Championship | aT & T National | John Deere Classic | Viking Classic | RBC Canadian Open | Greenbrier Classic | WGC - Bridgestone Invitational | Reno Tahoe Open | Wyndham Championship
FedEx Cup playoff tournaments: The Barclays | German Bank Championship | BMW Championship | The Tour Championship
Featured Events: CIMB Asia Pacific Classic Malaysia | WGC - HSBC Champions
PGA Tour Fall Series: Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open | Frys.com Open | McGladrey Classic | Children's Miracle Network Classic
Team Tournaments: Presidents Cup | Ryder Cup | Omega Mission Hills World Cup
Challenge Season events ( unofficially ): Tavistock Cup | CVS Caremark Charity Classic | PGA Grand Slam of Golf | Wendy's 3- Tour Challenge | ADT Skills Challenge | Chevron World Challenge | The Shark Shootout
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