How many more major golf championships does Tiger Woods need to win to catch Jack Nicklaus?
Woods has won 14 majors; Jack Nicklaus, 18. Woods has won the Masters and PGA four times apeice, and the U.S. Open and British Open three times each. Woods, who has not said when he will resume his golf career, won his most recent major championship in 2008 in the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, Calif. His first major championship came in 1997 at the Masters.
Nicklaus won the Masters six times, the U.S. Open four times, the British Open thrice, the PGA five times. Nicklaus’ first professional victory came in a major, the 1962 U.S. Open played at Oakmont Country Club in Oakmont, Pa. His most recent major championship came in the Masters in 1986.