These are the eight golfers who won on PGA Tour after turning 50
May 23, 2021; Kiawah Island, South Carolina, USA; Phil Mickelson poses with the Wanamaker Trophy after he wins the PGA Championship golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: David Yeazell-USA TODAY Sports

Since January 1, 1900, greater than 16,800 gamers have teed it up on the PGA Tour. There have been greater than 4,300 official Tour occasions. More than 900 particular person winners have grasped championship {hardware}.

Of these, there are now eight who had been 50 years or older.

The solely gamers to roll by the aged roadblock had been Craig Stadler, Fred Funk, John Barnum, James Barnes, Davis Love III, Art Wall, Jr., and Sam (*50*) and, at the 2021 PGA Championship, Phil Mickelson.

(*50*) was 52 years, 10 months and eight days previous when he won the 1965 Greater Greensboro Open, making him the oldest to win on the PGA Tour. Mickelson’s PGA win made him the oldest main champion.

Craig Stadler
50 years, 1 month, 18 days
Became the first PGA Tour Champions winner to earn a PGA Tour victory. In 2003, he won the Senior Players Championship after which the following week won the B.C. Open, which was held reverse the British Open. Stadler grew to become the first participant 50-and-older since Art Wall in 1975 won the Greater Milwaukee Open.
Fred Funk
50 years, 8 months, 11 days
Won the 2007 Mayakoba Golf Classic, which was reverse the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship that season. Funk was the first winner of the Mayakoba occasion and the first to win a PGA Tour occasion in Mexico. He shot a course-record 62 in the second spherical. Funk was 50 years, 8 months and 12 days previous when he won the event.
Phil Mickelson
50 years, 11 months, 7 days
Clobbering Father Time, bullying massive unhealthy Brooks Koepka and getting the higher of Pete Dye’s bruiser exhausting by the sea, Phil Mickelson etched his title in golf’s historic file Sunday with a staggering victory in the 103rd PGA Championship. While doubters waited for Mickelson to falter, seeing as he hadn’t won since 2019, hadn’t had a high 10 end in a serious since 2016 and not too long ago sought out meditation to cope with focus points, he didn’t lose his focus nor his steadiness throughout a rollercoaster spherical on the harsh, windswept Ocean Course at Kiawah Island to turn into the oldest males’s main champion.
John Barnum
51 years, 1 month, 5 days
Was the second participant to win on the PGA Tour after turning 50. He’s additionally the solely participant to ever to win his first Tour occasion after turning the massive 5-0. His win got here in the Cajun Classic Open Invitational on Nov 11, 1962. He won by six strokes over Gay Brewer.
Jim Barnes


51 years, 3 months, 7 days
When he won the 1937 Long Island Open, he grew to become the first participant older than 50 to win a PGA Tour occasion. But his profession was way more notable than that. He won the first-ever PGA Championship, which was performed in 1916. He won one other three years later. He won the 1921 U.S. Open by 9 photographs, a file that stood till Tiger Woods broke it in 2000 at Pebble Beach. He additionally won the 1925 Open Championship. He would win once more in his 50s, claiming the 1939 New Jersey Open when he was 53. It was his final victory.
Davis Love III
51 years, 4 months, 10 days
DL3 was 51 years and 4 months previous when he won the 2015 Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina, making him the third oldest PGA Tour winner behind (*50*), who was 52 years, 10 months at the 1965 Greater Greensboro Open, and Art Wall, who was 51 years, 7 months when he won the 1975 Greater Milwaukee Open
Art Wall, Jr.
51 years, 7 months, 10 days
Had a storied profession and particularly, a most outstanding season in 1959. That 12 months he won the Masters in addition to 4 PGA Tour titles. He was named Player of the Year, won the Vardon Trophy and won the cash title. Credited with 45 holes-in-one in his profession, Wall won his last event in 1975 at the Greater Milwaukee Open when he was 51 years and seven months previous.
Sam (*50*)
52 years, 10 months, 8 days
The oldest participant to win a PGA Tour occasion. He won his 82nd and last Tour victory when he was practically 53 years previous in the 1965 Greater Greensboro Open. (*50*) won the inaugural occasion in 1938 after which won it once more six extra occasions over the years. By 1965, it had been 4 years since (*50*) won on Tour. At 52 years, 10 months and eight days, (*50*) nonetheless holds the mark for oldest participant to win. The 27-year stretch between his first and final win can also be nonetheless the PGA Tour file.


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