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

Sports Golf

Missing: 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  

24

1

Jack Nicklaus

Golfer

16.67% (3 of 18 votes)

36

2

Ben Hogan

Golfer

0% (0 of 0 votes)

37

3

Sam Snead

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

38

4

Bobby Jones

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

7

5

Byron Nelson

Golfer

54.05% (60 of 111 votes)

41

6

Arnold Palmer

Golfer

0% (0 of 7 votes)

2

7

Walter Hagen

Golfer

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

11

8

Gary Player

Golfer

50.0% (2 of 4 votes)

39

9

Mickey Wright

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

40

10

Tom Watson

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

3

11

Gene Sarazen

Golfer

54.39% (62 of 114 votes)

10

12

Tiger Woods

Golfer

51.26% (61 of 119 votes)

32

13

Harry Vardon

Golfer

0% (0 of 0 votes)

42

14

Lee Trevino

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

4

15

Billy Casper

Golfer

54.35% (100 of 184 votes)

43

16

Seve Ballesteros

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

27

17

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Golfer

5.71% (2 of 35 votes)

16

18

Nick Faldo

Golfer

42.86% (3 of 7 votes)

26

19

Hale Irwin

Golfer

12.50% (1 of 8 votes)

31

20

Jimmy Demaret

Golfer

0% (0 of 0 votes)

44

21

Raymond Floyd

Golfer

0% (0 of 2 votes)

23

22

Greg Norman

Golfer

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

34

23

Cary Middlecoff

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

22

24

Johnny Miller

Golfer

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

28

25

Tommy Armour

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

13

26

Nancy Lopez

Golfer

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

9

27

Peter Thomson

Golfer

52.50% (63 of 120 votes)

30

28

Kathy Whitworth

Golfer

0% (0 of 3 votes)

45

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)

17

33

Curtis Strange

Golfer

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

33

34

Willie Anderson (Golfer)

Golfer

0% (0 of 2 votes)

5

35

Ralph Guldah

Golfer

54.13% (59 of 109 votes)

29

37

Payne Stewart

Golfer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

14

38

Horton Smith

Golfer

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

6

39

Jim Barnes

Golfer

54.10% (66 of 122 votes)

1

40

Ernie Els

Golfer

100% (2 of 2 votes)

15

41

Paul Runyan

Golfer

50.0% (2 of 4 votes)

18

42

Tom Kite

Golfer

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

19

44

Ben Crenshaw

Golfer

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

25

45

Lloyd Mangrum

Golfer

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

20

46

Larry Nelson

Golfer

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

35

48

Patty Berg

Golfer

0% (0 of 0 votes)

21

50

Bernhard Langer

Golfer

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)