Oldest Player To Win A …

Oldest Player To Win A ...

With Phil Mickelson getting himself in position for a possible major win at age 50, I wondered how that compared to the oldest players to win a championship in other sports.

  • Oldest Player To Win A (Professional) Golf Major:
    • Julius Boros, 48, 1968 PGA Championship
  • Oldest Player To Win A Golf Major
    • Michael Scott, 55, 1933 British Amateur
  • Oldest Player To Win A Woman’s Golf Major
    • Fay Crocker, 45, 1960 Titleholders Championship
  • Oldest Player To Win A Tennis Grand Slam Event:
    • Ken Rosewall, 37, 1972 Australian Open
  • Oldest Player To Win A Women’s Grand Slam Event
    • Serena Williams, 35, 2017 Australian Open
  • Oldest Player To Win A Superbowl Ring:
    • Tom Brady, 43, Super Bowl LV
  • Oldest Player to Win A World Series:
    • Jack Quinn, 47, 1930 Philadelphia Athletics
  • Oldest Player To Win An NBA Championship:
    • Robert Parish, 43, 1997 Bulls
  • Oldest Player To Win A Stanley Cup:
    • Chris Chelios, 46, 2008 Detroit Red Wings
  • Oldest Winner of a World Cup:
    • Zoff, 40, 1982 Spain

Tom Watson famously came within a shot of winning the British Open at age 59 in 2009. Long after anyone remember who actually won, people will remember Watson’s performance.

Can Lefty pull it off? I sincerely hope so. It would be a story for the ages.

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