As enthusiasm for golf has grown, men and women’s professional tours and tournaments have increased all over the world. Nevertheless, the American game remains the strongest from both the sporting and financial standpoints.

The four most prestigious men’s tournaments of the year are called the ‘major championships’ (or ‘majors’): the Masters, the U.S. Open, the British Open, and the PGA Championship.

Team Tournaments : The Ryder Cup, jointly organised by the PGA and the PGA Europe, is the most prestigious men’s team competition :