Golf's Majors: How Do They Stack Up?

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Golf's Majors: How Do They Stack Up?
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Each of men’s golf's four majors is a special event.

From Gene Sarazen’s double eagle at the 1935 Masters to Tiger Woods pointing and running after his putt in the 2000 PGA Championship playoff, there is a virtual treasure trove of highlights and lasting memories that gives each of the sport’s four crown jewels something extra over just the average week on tour.

Yet even some of these tournaments mean more than the others.

Winning one of these will make a career. Winning all four of these in a career will make you a legend. Win all four the same year and be immortal.

Here is how golf’s big four stack up on prestige, importance to players and ability to draw fans in on television.

If your favorite major is not as high as you think it should be, tell us why.

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