Greg Norman

Career Highlights

The Shark

  • Career Highlights

    Greg Norman earned more than $1 million five times on the PGA TOUR, including three Arnold Palmer Awards as the Tour's leading money winner -- 1986, '89 and '94. He was also the first person in Tour history to surpass $10 million in career earnings. But his crowning achievements are British Open Championships in 1986 and 1993. In total, Norman won 91 professional events around the world, including 20 on the PGA TOUR.

    • 91 Career Victories (20 PGA TOUR, 71 International and Others)
    • 31 Second Place Finishes (PGA TOUR)
    • 11 Third Place Finishes (PGA TOUR)
    • 331 Weeks at No. 1
    • 2001 World Golf Hall of Fame Inductee
    • 2-time British Open Champion (1986 Turnberry, 1993 Royal St. Georges)
    • 5-time Byron Nelson Award winner for the lowest adjusted scoring average (1988, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995)
    • 3-time Vardon Trophy winner for the lowest adjusted scoring average (1989, 1990, 1994)
    • 3-time Arnold Palmer Award winner (1986, 1990, 1995)
    • 1995 Jack Nicklaus Award winner PGA Tour Player of the Year
    • 1995 PGA Player of the Year Award winner PGA of America's top PGA Tour player
    • Held No. 1 World Ranking for 331 weeks
    • Past Chairman of the Advisory Council for the Environmental Institute For Golf and current member of the Board of Trustees
    • 2009 & 2011 Presidents Cup Captain
    • Biography

      Arguably the most successful athlete-turned-businessman in the world, Greg Norman is known as much for his entrepreneurial spirit in the boardroom as his dominance on the golf course. The internationally recognized “Great White Shark” won more than 90 tournaments worldwide, including two British Open Championships, and claims the distinction of having held the No. 1 position in the world rankings for 331 consecutive weeks. In 2009 and 2011, Greg served as the Presidents Cup Captain of the International Team and his strong influence in the game continues today as lead golf analyst for FOX’s USGA coverage.

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  • Greg Norman
  • Greg Norman
    • Career Highlights

      Greg Norman won 91 professional events in his career, including 20 PGA TOUR titles. Victorious in two majors, he won the British Open Championship in 1986 and 1993, and became the first person in PGA TOUR history to surpass $10 million in career earnings. Norman received the Arnold Palmer Award in 1986, 1990 and 1995 as the PGA TOUR's money leader, and in 1995, after three TOUR wins, was named PGA TOUR Player of the Year. Norman captained the 2009 and 2011 Presidents Cup International teams and recently ranked No. 2 on Golf World's list of Best Modern Golfers.

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    • Tournament Victories

      Take an in-depth look at the Hall of Fame career of Greg Norman. The tournament victory "Sharkive" contains a recap of every win – from his first professional title at the 1976 West Lakes Classic to the 2001 Skins Game. In total, Norman won 91 professional events around the world, including two British Open Championships and 20 on the PGA TOUR.

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