Oldest major champions

Phil Mickelson became the oldest player to win a major championship on Sunday. Here are the oldest major winners:

Golfer Age (years/months/days) Year Tournament

Phil Mickelson 50y, 11m, 7d 2021 PGA Championship

Julius Boros 48y, 4m, 18d 1968 PGA Championship

Tom Morris Sr. 46y, 3m, 10d 1867 British Open

Jack Nicklaus 46y, 2m, 23d 1986 Masters

Jerry Barber 45y, 3m, 6d 1961 PGA Championship

Hale Irwin 45y, 14d 1990 U.S. Open