Jack Nicklaus currently holds the most major golf titles at 18, he won his first in 1962 and his last in 1986 but he is now retired. However the active golfer with the most majors is Tiger Woods, now on 14.
Lee Trevino (born December 1, 1939 in Dallas, Texas) is a Mexican American golfer who has won six Major championships in his career.
Patty Sheehan is a professional golfer. Patty joined the LPGA Tour in 1980, and has racked up six major championships. She has 42 total professional wins.
Rosie Jones is a famous golfer who came out as a lesbian in 2004. She has competed in several LPGA major championships, finishing 2nd in the 2005 Kraft Nabisco Championship.
Tiger Woods, he is currently World Number one, and has the most major championships of any active player. Lorena Ochoa is the ladies World Number one.
The minimum amount of points required for golfers at professional events is 1.2 points. An exception to this is major championships where the minimum is 1.5 points.
Tiger Woods is a professional golfer, he is probably the most recognisable golfer and a very famous world wide athlete. He turned pro in 1996 and since then has broken many of the games' records. He is currently the worlds' number one golfer, he has won 90 world wide professional events and has won 14 major championships which is second only to Jack Nicklaus who has 18.
Darren Clarke from Northern Ireland, the third Northern Irish golfer to win a major in the last thirteen months.
As of 23rd August 2009 he has won 14 major championships.
He is the worlds' number one professional golfer, with 92 professional victories including 14 major championships, he is regarded as one of the greatest golfers of all time, and is still only 34.