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Do you like golf? Are you looking for greatest golfers of all time? Here is the all time ranking of greatest golfers in history.

Golf is seen as a royal game only meant for rich people. However players from different parts of society trained themselves in this game and became legend. The history of Golf trace back to the Roman Empire. However, modern golf originated from 15th century Scotland when King James IV lifted the ban from sport and became a well-known golfer. Since then Golfer became a game for royal families. The reason for these were obvious – First was the size of ground. While other games like football, basketball, baseball, cricket, tennis were played on a fixed size ground or court, Golf was played on varying ground sizes. Secondly, golf requires more mental concentration than physical concentration. Other games require vigorous physical activity, golf requires more focus. These two qualities made it a favourite among royal families.

As time passed the game too progressed and saw many advancements and modifications. The introduction of Golf clubs made the game even more royal looking. Over the course of 500 Golf became more and more popular. Though the game does not have as much fan following as soccer or baseball but it still is very popular game. Golf lovers often debate on the question of who the greatest golfer is. We here compiled a list of 50 greatest golfers of all time. Unlike other sport related list on this website, Greatest Golfers is unique. We have included both male and female golfers on the list. While making this list several things were considered such as Championship won by players, impact on pop culture, and contribution to golf and of course ranking. After a long discussion we came up with this list of 50 greatest golf players ever:

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50. Darren Clarke
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49. Kevin Na
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48. Padraig Harrington
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47. Hideki Matsuyama
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46. Byeong Hun An
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45. Inbee Park
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44. Lydia Ko
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43. Jimmy Walker
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42. J. B. Holmes
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41. Bill Glasson
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40. Charl Schwartzel
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39. Charley Hoffman
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38. Justin Thomas
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37. Paul Casey
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36. Branden Grace
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35. Steve Pate
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34. Kevin Kisner
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33. Chris Wood
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32. Graeme McDowell
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31. Matt Kuchar
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30. Brandt Snedeker
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29. Bubba Watson
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28. Tom Purtzer
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27. Sergio Garcia
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26. Danny Willett
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25. Henrik Stenson
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24. Danny Edwards
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23. Dustin Johnson
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22. Zach Johnson
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21. Ken Green
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20. Justin Rose
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19. Rickie Fowler
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18. Fred Funk
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17. Jordan Spieth
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16. Rocco Mediate
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15. Louis Oosthuizen
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14. Phil Mickelson
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13. Arnold Palmer
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12. Jack Nicklaus
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11. Ernie Els
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10. Adam Scott
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9. Lee Westwood
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8. Jason Day
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7. Vijay Singh
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6. Nick Price
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5. Seve Ballesteros
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4. Rory McIlroy
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3. Nick Faldo
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2. Greg Norman
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1. Tiger Woods
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