Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Jordan One Win Away from Grand-Slam Glory

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Jordan One Win Away from Grand-Slam Glory

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FOLLOWING his victory in the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale, Jordan Spieth will bid to join an exclusive club of players who have claimed all four major titles by winning the US PGA Championship next month.

Spieth turns 24 on Thursday and would be the youngest to achieve the feat if he can win at Quail Hollow. Here, we look at the five players who have won all four majors: JACK NICKLAUS (USA) - Masters 6, US Open 4, Open 3, PGA 5 - Total 18Nicklaus completed the first of three career grand slams at the age of 26 with victory in the Open at Muirfield. He was also runner-up in a major 19 times and won his last title in the 1986 Masters, aged 46.

TIGER WOODS (USA) - Masters 4, US Open 3, Open 3, PGA 4 - Total 14 Woods completed the first of two career grand slams aged 24 in the 2000 Open at St Andrews on his way to achieving the 'Tiger Slam' of 2000 US Open, Open and US PGA and the 2001 Masters. …

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