The PGA Grand Slam of Golf was an annual end of season mini-tournament contested by the winners (or alternates) of the four major championships in professional golf: The Open, the US Open, the PGA Championship and The Masters Tournament.
The PGA Seniors Championship is a stroke play event for male professional golfers aged fifty and over which has been played on the European Senior Tour (recently renamed as the Legends Tour) since it was founded in 1992.
By the turn of the 19th century, a 9-hole course was established in the Philippines, which led to the formation of Manila Golf Club, and it’s here that the first twenty editions of the Philippine Open were played, up until 1934.
Organized by the PGA Tour, the Presidents Cup is a biennial end of season match play competition played between a 12-man team of professional players from the United States of America and an International Team representing the Rest of the World (apart from Europe).
The Ryder Cup is a biennial match play tournament played between two teams of professional players representing Europe and the United States of America, with the venue alternating between courses in the US and Europe.
The Scandinavian Masters is a 72-hole stroke play tournament on the European Tour which is played every year in Sweden. Officially established in 1991, the Masters is one of the leading professional competitions held annually in the Nordic countries.
The Scottish Amateur Golf Championship is a match play competition that was first organised by the Scottish Golf Union back in 1922. It’s a closed event which means it’s only available to male golfers who are either Scottish born or have a Scottish parent.
The Scottish Open has been a fixture on the European Tour schedule since 1972, when the 72-hole stroke play professional tournament first took place. It’s played just before The Open so it gives a few players who have not already qualified the chance to participate in that event...
The R&A launched the inaugural competition in 1969 to help select a GB&I side to play in the World Senior Amateur Team Championship. The team event fell at the first hurdle, but the Seniors Amateur (plural, with no apostrophe, as it was first called) became an instant success.
Inaugurated in 1987, the Senior Open is now regarded as one of the five major championships in professional golf for players aged 50 and over. The competition is organised by the R&A as a 72-hole stroke play event over four days, with the field cut after the first two 18-hole rounds.