GOLF - Adam Scott’s four bogeys on the last four holes of the 2012 British Open meant that a streak of nine successive Majors won by a first time Major winner was snapped. It was the longest such streak in history. Click Read More to see the best runs by first time winners in the history of the Majors.
Most successive Majors won by first time winners
9 - 2010 US Open - 2012 US Open: Graeme McDowell, Louis Oosthuizen, Martin Kaymer, Charl Schwartzel, Rory McIlroy, Darren Clarke, Keegan Bradley, Bubba Watson, Webb Simpson
6 - 1890 British Open - 1895 US Open: John Ball, Jr., Hugh Kirkaldy, Harold Hilton, Willie Auchterlonie, JH Taylor, Horace Rawlins
6 - 2002 USPGA - 2004 US Masters: Rich Beem, Mike Weir, Jim Furyk, Ben Curtis, Shaun Micheel, Phil Mickelson
5 - 1958 USPGA - 1959 USPGA: Dow Finsterwald, Art Wall, Billy Casper, Gary Player, Bob Rosburg
5 - 1986 British Open - 1987 British Open: Greg Norman, Bob Tway, Larry Mize, Scott Simpson, Nick Faldo