Golf Digest's 50 Greatest Golfers of All Time [2000]

Sports Golf

Missing: Peter Thomson (27); Bobby Locke (31); Reberto De Vicenzo (36); Horton Smith (38); J.H. Taylor (43); Henry Cotton (47); James Braid (49)

This Category is Ranked. Sort by Ranking Based on Votes by clicking on Vote Ranking. Sort by the Collection's Ranking by clicking on List Ranking.

Vote RankingList Ranking  

22

1

Jack Nicklaus

Golfer

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

26

2

Ben Hogan

Golfer

0% (0 of 0 votes)

27

3

Sam Snead

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

28

4

Bobby Jones

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

6

5

Byron Nelson

Golfer

54.05% (60 of 111 votes)

31

6

Arnold Palmer

Golfer

0% (0 of 7 votes)

1

7

Walter Hagen

Golfer

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

11

8

Gary Player

Golfer

50.0% (2 of 4 votes)

29

9

Mickey Wright

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

30

10

Tom Watson

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

3

11

Gene Sarazen

Golfer

54.39% (62 of 114 votes)

7

12

Tiger Woods

Golfer

53.85% (56 of 104 votes)

36

13

Harry Vardon

Golfer

0% (0 of 0 votes)

32

14

Lee Trevino

Golfer

0% (0 of 0 votes)

4

15

Billy Casper

Golfer

54.35% (100 of 184 votes)

33

16

Seve Ballesteros

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

16

17

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Golfer

40.0% (2 of 5 votes)

15

18

Nick Faldo

Golfer

42.86% (3 of 7 votes)

23

19

Hale Irwin

Golfer

12.50% (1 of 8 votes)

35

20

Jimmy Demaret

Golfer

0% (0 of 0 votes)

44

21

Raymond Floyd

Golfer

0% (0 of 2 votes)

9

22

Greg Norman

Golfer

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

24

23

Cary Middlecoff

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

19

24

Johnny Miller

Golfer

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

38

25

Tommy Armour

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

39

26

Nancy Lopez

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

40

28

Kathy Whitworth

Golfer

0% (0 of 3 votes)

34

29

Nick Price

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

12

30

Julius Boros

Golfer

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

8

32

Gene Littler

Golfer

53.17% (67 of 126 votes)

18

33

Curtis Strange

Golfer

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

37

34

Willie Anderson (Golfer)

Golfer

0% (0 of 2 votes)

5

35

Ralph Guldah

Golfer

54.13% (59 of 109 votes)

41

37

Payne Stewart

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

13

38

Horton Smith

Golfer

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

2

39

Jim Barnes

Golfer

54.55% (66 of 121 votes)

42

40

Ernie Els

Golfer

0% (0 of 0 votes)

14

41

Paul Runyan

Golfer

50.0% (2 of 4 votes)

10

42

Tom Kite

Golfer

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

43

44

Ben Crenshaw

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

21

45

Lloyd Mangrum

Golfer

20.0% (1 of 5 votes)

17

46

Larry Nelson

Golfer

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

25

48

Patty Berg

Golfer

0% (0 of 0 votes)

20

50

Bernhard Langer

Golfer

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)