You’re More Likely to be a Champion Golfer if You’re This Star Sign…

Ever wondered how much of a role is played by fate in the world of golf?

What if we could tell you the likelihood of you or your child becoming a great golfer without knowing anything more than your star sign?

Well, we’ve taken an in-depth look through the history books to find out how much influence the signs of the zodiac hold when out on the course.

And it turns that you are more likely to become a champion golfer if you are this one particular star sign…

Keep reading to find out which star sign should be happiest with the results of this study.

Major winners and their star signs

We analysed 160 years of men’s major championships, 221 different champions and their birthdays (where they were in the public domain) and star signs to identify:

  • – which star signs were most dominant in top-level golf
  • – which months of birth most frequently generated champion golfers

And here’s what we found:

The most successful star signs in golf

Star signNumber of different Major winners
Virgo23
Capricorn22
Taurus21
Pisces20
Aquarius18
Gemini18
Libra18
Leo17
Aries16
Cancer16
Sagittarius16
Scorpio16

So, good news for Virgos – if you were born between August 23rd – September 22nd, you’re most likely to become a champion golfer!

Why are Virgos well suited to golf?

What could be the reason why so many Virgos have performed at the highest level in golf?

It’s said that Virgos typically:

  • – are perfectionists
  • – have unparalleled levels of concentration
  • – prefer individual sports
  • – tend to learn everything they can about a new sport and then strive to master it
  • – are meticulous
  • – are disciplined
  • – have a strong work ethic
  • – are analytical

Well, that explains it!

The most common months of birth among Major winners

Month of birthNumber of different Major winners
January21
April21
December21
February19
May19
October19
June18
August18
November18
September17
March15
July15

Total major wins per star sign

If you look at major winners who have won more than one major in their career, the picture looks a little different. Thanks to the success of Jack Nicklaus (18 major wins), Aquarius golfers have the highest total number of major wins.

Star signTotal Major wins
Aquarius57
Virgo52
Pisces46
Capricorn44
Gemini39
Taurus38
Sagittarius35
Scorpio33
Cancer31
Leo29
Libra24
Aries22

Complete list of Major winners’ dates of birth and star signs

Golfer nameBirthdayStar sign
Adam Scott7/17/1980Cancer
Al Geiberger9/1/1937Virgo
Alex Ross9/15/1879Virgo
Alex Smith1/28/1874Aquarius
Alf Padgham7/2/1906Cancer
Alf Perry10/8/1904Libra
Andrew Strath3/1/1837Pisces
Andy North3/9/1950Pisces
Angel Cabrera9/12/1969Virgo
Arnaud Massy7/6/1877Cancer
Arnold Palmer9/10/1929Virgo
Art Wall Jr.11/25/1923Sagittarius
Arthur Havers6/10/1898Gemini
Ben Crenshaw1/11/1952Capricorn
Ben Curtis5/26/1977Gemini
Ben Hogan8/13/1912Leo
Bernhard Langer8/27/1957Virgo
Bill Rogers9/10/1951Virgo
Billy Burke12/14/1902Sagittarius
Billy Casper6/24/1931Cancer
Bob Charles3/14/1936Pisces
Bob Goalby3/14/1929Pisces
Bob Rosburg10/21/1926Libra
Bob Tway5/4/1959Taurus
Bobby Jones3/17/1902Pisces
Bobby Locke11/20/1917Scorpio
Bobby Nichols4/14/1936Aries
Brooks Koepka5/3/1990Taurus
Bryson DeChambeau9/16/1993Virgo
Bubba Watson11/5/1978Scorpio
Byron Nelson2/4/1912Aquarius
Cary Middlecoff1/6/1921Capricorn
Chandler Harper3/10/1914Pisces
Charl Schwartzel8/31/1984Virgo
Charles Coody7/13/1937Cancer
Chick Evans7/18/1890Leo
Chick Harbert2/20/1915Pisces
Claude Harmon7/14/1916Cancer
Collin Morikawa2/6/1997Aquarius
Corey Pavin11/16/1959Scorpio
Craig Stadler6/2/1953Gemini
Craig Wood11/18/1901Scorpio
Curtis Strange1/30/1955Aquarius
Cyril Walker9/18/1892Virgo
Danny Willett10/3/1987Libra
Darren Clarke8/14/1968Leo
Dave Marr12/27/1933Capricorn
Dave Stockton11/2/1941Scorpio
David Brown5/9/1861Taurus
David Duval11/9/1971Scorpio
David Graham5/23/1946Gemini
David Toms1/4/1967Capricorn
Davis Love III4/13/1964Aries
Denny Shute10/25/1904Scorpio
Dick Burton10/11/1907Libra
Dick Mayer8/28/1924Virgo
Don January11/20/1929Scorpio
Doug Ford8/6/1922Leo
Dow Finsterwald9/6/1929Virgo
Dustin Johnson6/22/1984Cancer
Ed Furgol3/24/1917Aries
Ernie Els10/17/1969Libra
Francesco Molinari11/8/1982Scorpio
Francis Ouimet5/8/1893Taurus
Fred Couples10/3/1959Libra
Fred Daly10/11/1911Libra
Fred Herd11/26/1873Sagittarius
Fred McLeod4/25/1882Taurus
Fuzzy Zoeller11/11/1951Scorpio
Gary Player11/1/1935Scorpio
Gary Woodland5/21/1984Gemini
Gay Brewer3/19/1932Pisces
Gene Littler7/21/1930Cancer
Gene Sarazen2/27/1902Pisces
Geoff Ogilvy6/11/1977Gemini
George Archer10/1/1939Libra
George Duncan9/16/1883Virgo
George Sargent8/2/1882Leo
Graeme McDowell7/30/1979Leo
Greg Norman2/10/1955Aquarius
Hal Sutton4/28/1958Taurus
Hale Irwin6/3/1945Gemini
Harold Hilton1/12/1869Capricorn
Harry Vardon5/9/1870Taurus
Henrik Stenson4/5/1976Aries
Henry Cotton1/28/1907Aquarius
Henry Picard11/28/1906Sagittarius
Herman Keiser10/7/1914Libra
Hideki Matsuyama2/25/1992Pisces
Horace Rawlins8/5/1874Leo
Horton Smith5/22/1908Gemini
Hubert Green12/28/1946Capricorn
Hugh Kirkaldy6/5/1868Gemini
Ian Baker-Finch10/24/1960Scorpio
Ian Woosnam3/2/1958Pisces
J.H. Taylor3/19/1871Pisces
Jack Burke Jr.1/29/1923Aquarius
Jack Burns12/24/1861Capricorn
Jack Fleck11/7/1921Scorpio
Jack Nicklaus1/21/1940Aquarius
Jack Simpson12/29/1859Capricorn
Jack White8/15/1873Leo
James Braid2/6/1970Aquarius
James Foulis8/22/1871Leo
Jamie Anderson6/27/1842Cancer
Jason Day11/12/1987Scorpio
Jason Dufner3/24/1977Aries
Jay Hebert2/14/1923Aquarius
Jeff Sluman9/11/1957Virgo
Jerome Travers5/19/1887Taurus
Jerry Barber4/25/1916Taurus
Jerry Pate9/16/1953Virgo
Jim Barnes4/8/1886Aries
Jim Ferrier2/24/1915Pisces
Jim Furyk5/12/1970Taurus
Jim Turnesa12/9/1912Sagittarius
Jimmy Demaret5/24/1910Gemini
Jimmy Walker1/16/1979Capricorn
Jock Hutchison6/6/1884Gemini
John Ball12/24/1861Capricorn
John Daly4/28/1966Taurus
John Mahaffey5/9/1948Taurus
John McDermott8/12/1891Leo
Johnny Farrell4/1/1901Aries
Johnny Goodman12/28/1909Capricorn
Johnny Miller4/29/1947Taurus
Johnny Revolta4/5/1911Aries
Jordan Spieth7/27/1993Leo
Jose Maria Olazabal2/5/1966Aquarius
Julius Boros3/3/1920Pisces
Justin Leonard6/15/1972Gemini
Justin Rose7/30/1980Leo
Justin Thomas4/29/1993Taurus
Keegan Bradley6/7/1986Gemini
Kel Nagle12/21/1920Sagittarius
Ken Venturi5/15/1931Taurus
Lanny Wadkins12/5/1949Sagittarius
Larry Mize9/23/1958Libra
Larry Nelson9/10/1947Virgo
Laurie Auchterlonie12/8/1867Sagittarius
Lawson Little6/23/1910Cancer
Lee Janzen8/28/1964Virgo
Lee Trevino12/1/1939Sagittarius
Leo Diegel4/20/1899Taurus
Lew Worsham10/5/1917Libra
Lionel Hebert1/20/1928Aquarius
Lloyd Mangrum8/1/1914Leo
Lou Graham1/7/1938Capricorn
Louis Oosthuizen10/19/1982Libra
Lucas Glover11/12/1979Scorpio
Mark Brooks3/25/1961Aries
Mark Calcavecchia6/12/1960Gemini
Mark O’Meara1/13/1957Capricorn
Martin Kaymer12/28/1984Capricorn
Max Faulkner7/29/1916Leo
Michael Campbell2/23/1969Pisces
Mike Weir5/12/1970Taurus
Mungo Park10/22/1836Libra
Nick Faldo7/18/1957Cancer
Nick Price1/28/1957Aquarius
Old Tom Morris6/16/1821Gemini
Olin Dutra1/17/1901Capricorn
Orville Moody12/9/1933Sagittarius
Padraig Harrington8/31/1971Virgo
Patrick Reed8/5/1990Leo
Paul Azinger1/6/1960Capricorn
Paul Lawrie1/1/1969Capricorn
Paul Runyan7/12/1908Cancer
Payne Stewart1/30/1957Aquarius
Peter Thomson8/23/1929Virgo
Phil Mickelson6/16/1970Gemini
Ralph Guldahl11/22/1911Sagittarius
Raymond Floyd9/4/1942Virgo
Reg Whitcombe4/10/1898Aries
Retief Goosen2/3/1969Aquarius
Rich Beem8/24/1970Virgo
Roberto De Vicenzo4/14/1923Aries
Rory McIlroy5/4/1989Taurus
Sam Parks Jr.6/23/1909Cancer
Sam Snead5/27/1912Gemini
Sandy Herd4/24/1868Taurus
Sandy Lyle2/9/1958Aquarius
Scott Simpson9/17/1955Virgo
Sergio Garcia1/9/1980Capricorn
Seve Ballesteros4/9/1957Aries
Shane Lowry4/2/1987Aries
Shaun Micheel1/5/1969Capricorn
Steve Elkington12/8/1962Sagittarius
Steve Jones12/27/1958Capricorn
Stewart Cink5/21/1973Gemini
Ted Ray4/6/1877Aries
Tiger Woods12/30/1975Capricorn
Todd Hamilton10/18/1965Libra
Tom Creavy2/3/1911Aquarius
Tom Kite12/9/1949Sagittarius
Tom Lehman3/7/1959Pisces
Tom Watson9/4/1949Virgo
Tom Weiskopf11/9/1942Scorpio
Tommy Aaron2/22/1937Pisces
Tommy Armour9/24/1896Virgo
Tommy Bolt3/31/1916Aries
Tony Jacklin7/7/1944Cancer
Tony Lema2/25/1934Pisces
Tony Manero4/4/1905Aries
Trevor Immelman12/16/1979Sagittarius
Vic Ghezzi10/19/1910Libra
Vijay Singh2/22/1963Pisces
Walter Burkemo10/9/1918Libra
Walter Hagen12/21/1892Sagittarius
Wayne Grady7/26/1957Leo
Webb Simpson8/8/1985Leo
Willie Anderson10/21/1879Libra
Willie Auchterlonie12/8/1867Sagittarius
Willie Fernie5/7/1855Taurus
Willie MacFarlane6/29/1889Cancer
Willie Park Jr.2/4/1864Aquarius
Willie Park Sr.6/30/1833Cancer
Willie Smith10/8/1876Libra
Y.E. Yang1/15/1972Capricorn
Young Tom Morris4/20/1851Taurus
Zach Johnson2/24/1976Pisces

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