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Major Match Play Championship: Final results

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Jack Nicklaus' 1986 Masters victory is the greatest major championship of all time, according to your votes. Nicklaus' final major win defeated Tiger Woods' most recent major triumph, the 2008 U.S. Open, in the finals of GolfChannel.com's Major Match Play Championship. The '86 Masters got 53.8 percent of your vote. The '08 U.S. Open got 46.2 percent. Check out the week-to-week voting for our month-long series. And thank you for your votes.

Here's a look at how the semifinals played out:

(1) 1986 Masters def. (5) 1977 British Open, 70.8 percent to 29.2 percent

(3) 2008 U.S. Open def. (2) 1997 Masters, 58 percent to 42 percent


Major Match Play


Here's a look at how the quarterfinals played out:

(1) 1986 Masters def. (8) 1960 U.S. Open, 74.8 percent to 25.2 percent

(5) 1977 British Open def. (4) 1950 U.S. Open, 50.8 percent to 49.2 percent

(2) 1997 Masters def. (7) 1913 U.S. Open, 51.6 percent to 48.4 percent

(3) 2008 U.S. Open def. (6) 2000 U.S. Open, 55 percent to 45 percent.


Here's a look at how the opening round played out:

(1) 1986 Masters def. (16) 1953 British Open, 84.6 percent to 15.4 percent

(8) 1960 U.S. Open def. (9) 1962 U.S. Open, 68 percent to 32 percent

(4) 1950 U.S. Open def. (13) 1923 PGA Championship, 87 percent to 13 percent

(5) 1977 British Open def. (12) 2001 Masters, 62 percent to 38 percent

(2) 1997 Masters def. (15) 1954 Masters, 75 percent to 25 percent

(7) 1913 U.S. Open def. (10) 1930 U.S. Amateur, 63.1 percent to 36.9 percent

(3) 2008 U.S. Open def. (14) 2000 PGA Championship, 74.5 percent to 25.5 percent

(6) 2000 U.S. Open def. (11) 1975 Masters, 56.6 percent to 43.4 percent