Who has received probably the most Open Championship titles?

Harry Vardon has received probably the most Open Championships in golf historical past.

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The stage is ready at Royal Liverpool. Come Sunday evening, a champion can be topped on the 151st Open Championship. A brand new identify — or maybe a well-recognized one — can be engraved within the Claret Jug.

The Open Championship is the oldest main in skilled golf, relationship again to 1860, and for a lot of throughout the globe, it’s golf’s biggest title.

The record of those that have received the Open is a who’s who of golf’s biggest champions. Harry Vardon leads the best way with six Claret Jugs to his identify, whereas a quartet of greats (together with Tom Watson) has etched their names within the trophy 5 instances apiece. Different greats, equivalent to Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus, are additional down the record with three a chunk.

No golfer has received the Open Championship seven instances, and it’s a feat that can probably by no means come. In at the moment’s golf local weather, parity is at an all-time excessive, and dominating for an extended stretch is almost inconceivable.

Twenty-seven gamers have received a number of Open Championships, with a listing of these under.

Gamers with a number of Open Championship wins

6: Harry Vardon

5: James Braid, John Henry Tyler, Peter Thomson, Tom Watson

4: Tom Morris Sr., Tom Morris Jr., Willie Park Sr., Walter Hagen, Bobby Locke

3: Jamie Anderson, Bob Ferguson, Bobby Jones, Henry Cotton, Gary Participant, Jack Nicklaus, Seve Ballesteros, Nick Faldo, Tiger

2: Bob Martin, Willie Park Jr., Harold Hilton, Arnold Palmer, Lee Trevino, Greg Norman, Padraig Harrington, Ernie Els

Zephyr Melton

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Zephyr Melton is an assistant editor for GOLF.com the place he spends his days running a blog, producing and enhancing. Previous to becoming a member of the crew at GOLF, he attended the College of Texas adopted by stops with the Texas Golf Affiliation, Staff USA, the Inexperienced Bay Packers and the PGA Tour. He assists on all issues instruction and covers beginner and ladies’s golf. He will be reached at zephyr_melton@golf.com.

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