Men's Major Golf Championships

The men's major golf championships, commonly known as the Major Championships, and often referred to simply as the majors, are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in professional golf. In order of their playing date, the current majors are:

  • April – Masters Tournament (weekend ending 2nd Sunday in April) – hosted as an invitational by and played at Augusta National Golf Club in the U.S. state of Georgia. In the United Kingdom and elsewhere, this tournament is often disambiguated as "the U.S. Masters Tournament".
  • June – U.S. Open Championship (weekend ending with the 3rd Sunday in June) – hosted by the USGA and played at various locations in the United States.
  • July – The Open Championship (weekend containing the 3rd Friday in July) – hosted by The R&A, an offshoot of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, and always played on a links course at one of nine various locations in the United Kingdom. In the United States and elsewhere, this tournament is often disambiguated as "the British Open".
  • August – PGA Championship (4th weekend after the Open Championship) – hosted by the Professional Golfers' Association of America and played at various locations in the United States.

Read more about Men's Major Golf Championships:  Importance, History, Distinct Characteristics of Majors, Major Championship Winners, 'Player of The Year' in Major Championships, Consecutive Victories At A Major Championship, Wire-to-wire Major Victories, Top Ten Finishes in All Four Modern Majors in One Season

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