As Tiger approaches 40, we look at golf's Major winners over that age

Tiger Woods won 14 majors by the age of 32, but turns 40 on December 30 and faces a daunting task to match the record of 18 held by Jack Nicklaus.

As Tiger approaches 40, we look at golf's Major winners over that age

Tiger Woods won 14 majors by the age of 32, but turns 40 on December 30 and faces a daunting task to match the record of 18 held by Jack Nicklaus.

Here, we list the winners of major titles over the age of 40:

AGE 48

Julius Boros, 1968 US PGA Championship, Pecan Valley

AGE 46

Jack Nicklaus, 1986 Masters, Augusta National

Old Tom Morris, 1867 Open, Prestwick

AGE 45

Hale Irwin, 1990 US Open, Medinah

Jerry Barber, 1961 US PGA Championship, Olympia Fields

AGE 44

Lee Trevino, 1984 US PGA Championship, Shoal Creek

Robert De Vicenzo, 1967 Open, Royal Liverpool

Harry Vardon, 1914 Open, Prestwick

AGE 43

Phil Mickelson, 2013 Open, Muirfield

Ben Crenshaw, 1995 Masters, Augusta National

Raymond Floyd, 1986 US Open, Shinnecock Hills

Julius Boros, 1963 US Open, The Country Club

Ted Ray, 1920 US Open, Inverness

Old Tom Morris, 1864 Open, Prestwick

AGE 42

Ernie Els, 2012 Open, Royal Lytham

Darren Clarke, 2011 Open, Royal St George’s

Payne Stewart, 1999 US Open, Pinehurst No. 2

Tom Kite, 1992 US Open, Pebble Beach

Gary Player, 1978 Masters, Augusta National

Tommy Bolt, 1958 US Open, Southern Hills

J.H. Taylor, 1913 Open, Royal Liverpool

Willie Park Sr., 1875 Open, Prestwick

AGE 41

Vijay Singh, 2004 US PGA Championship, Whistling Straits

Mark O’Meara, 1998 Open, Royal Birkdale

Mark O’Meara, 1998 Masters, Augusta National

Sam Snead, 1954 Masters, Augusta National

Henry Cotton, 1948 Open, Muirfield

Harry Vardon, 1911 Open, Royal St. George’s

Old Tom Morris, 1862 Open, Prestwick

AGE 40

Jack Nicklaus, 1980 US PGA Championship, Oak Hill

Jack Nicklaus, 1980 US Open, Baltusrol

Ben Hogan, 1953 Open, Carnoustie

Ben Hogan, 1953 US Open, Oakmont

Ben Hogan, 1953 Masters, Augusta National

James Braid, 1910 Open, St. Andrews

Old Tom Morris, 1861 Open, Prestwick

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