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The Players Championship Winners, 2021 champion Justin Thomas

The Players Championship Winners List, champions history since 1974.





The  Jack Nicklaus was the First Winner of The Players Championship (golf) in 1974, also won the most titles of The Players with three times.


Justin Thomas is the Current winner of 2021 The Players Championship as He shot a four-under 68 in the final round for 274 (−14) to win his first Players, one stroke ahead of runner-up Lee Westwood, the 54-hole leader.


Defending champion Rory McIlroy (2019) missed the 36-hole cut.









The Players Championship brief history, trivia, fast facts, winners, champions, list, by year.






The Players Championship brief history, Trivia & stats, Prize money.



The Players Championship simply The Players, organized by the PGA Tour as (The PLAYERS Championship) is an annual golf tournament on the PGA Tour.

 The Tournament Players Championship, it began in 1974.
 For many years, the Players Championship offered the highest prize fund of any tournament in golf, until it was organized by the U.S. Open in 2017, which offered a $12 million purse and Winners share prize is $ 1.98 million.

Prior to 1988, the tournament was named the Tournament Players Championship.
The tournament was first played at TPC Sawgrass in 1982.

There have not yet been a defending champion of the Players Championship in the history.

The tournament's 72-hole scoring record is 264, achieved by Greg Norman during his 1994 wins.

The Players Championship 2017:  21-year-old Kim Si-woo becomes the event's youngest winner.

USA Justin Thomas won the 2021 The Players with Huge winner prize money 2,700,000 & the English Runner-up Lee Westwood netted cash takes home $1,6million from the Overall Purse/payout of 2021 The Players championship was $15 million





The Players Championship Golf 2021 winner.




Justin Thomas had a final round four-under-par 68 to finish with a score of 274, 14-under-par, to win by a stroke over Lee Westwood.

Thomas was four shots behind Westwood after a bogey at the 8th hole. He then went birdie-birdie-eagle-birdie from the 9th to the 12th holes to take a two stroke lead.

Westwood had a birdie at the 14th but made a three-putt bogey at the short 17th to drop two behind Thomas, level with his playing partner Bryson DeChambeau, who had eagled the 16th hole. Westwood had a birdie at the final hole to finish runner-up, with DeChambeau tied for third place with Brian Harman.






In 2018: Webb Simpson holds the fifth major trophy of PGA Tour of the 45th Players Championship 2018, Simpson wins first Major Professional golf trophy and he claimed the worth is $ 1.98 million as Winner's cash.





Full List of The Players Championship Winners: Past champions, History since 1972 - 2021...





Here is the complete list of All-time the Players Championship Winners-champions List by Year since 1974 to present (2020-21).







2023 --- ??

2022 --- ??

2021 --- Justin Thomas,    274

2020 ---- Canceled after the first round due to the COVID-19 pandemic

2019 -- Rory McIlroy -- 272

2018 - Webb Simpson, 270

2017 - Si Woo Kim, 278

2016 - Jason Day, 273

2015 - Rickie Fowler, 276

2014 - Martin Kaymer, 275

2013 - Tiger Woods, 275

2012 - Matt Kuchar, 275

2011 - K.J. Choi, 275

2010 - Tim Clark, 272

2009 - Henrik Stenson, 276

2008 - Sergio Garcia, 283

2007 - Phil Mickelson, 277

2006 - Stephen Ames, 274

2005 - Fred Funk, 279

2004 - Adam Scott, 276

2003 - Davis Love III, 271

2002 - Craig Perks, 280

2001 - Tiger Woods, 274

2000 - Hal Sutton, 278

1999 - David Duval, 285

1998 - Justin Leonard, 278

1997 - Steve Elkington, 272

1996 - Fred Couples, 270

1995 - Lee Janzen, 283

1994 - Greg Norman, 264

1993 - Nick Price, 270

1992 - Davis Love III, 273

1991 - Steve Elkington, 276

1990 - Jodie Mudd, 278

1989 - Tom Kite, 279

1988 - Mark McCumber, 273

1987 - Sandy Lyle-p, 274

1986 - John Mahaffey, 275

1985 - Calvin Peete, 274

1984 - Fred Couples, 277

1983 - Hal Sutton, 283

1982 - Jerry Pate, 280

1981 - Raymond Floyd-p, 285

1980 - Lee Trevino, 278

1979 - Lanny Wadkins, 283

1978 - Jack Nicklaus, 289

1977 - Mark Hayes, 289

1976 - Jack Nicklaus, 269

1975 - Al Geiberger, 270

1974 - Jack Nicklaus, 272






Players who have won The Players Championship title More than Once:  



Six players have won the tournament more than once:

  Jack Nicklaus: three times 1974-76-78.

Fred Couples: 1984,96.

Steve Elkington: 1991,97.

Hal Sutton: 1983, 2000.

Davis Love III: 1992, 2003.

Tiger Woods: 2001,13.




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