The big day has arrived and all the golfing fans are eagerly waiting for the game to tee-off at Quail Hollow. All the eyes will be on Jordan Spieth as he recently crowned as the 13th player to capture the third leg of the modern Grand Slam. It will be exciting to see him teeing-off with his co-players Brooks Koepka, and Sergio Garcia at the magnificent Quail Hollow.

Speith eyes a potential final and if he wins he will join the league of legendary players Bobby Jones, Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Ben Hogan, Gary Player and Gene Sarazen on the list of golfers who have completed a career Grand Slam, winning all four majors.

Here DSport has picked up past 5 golfers who have won the third leg of the career Grand Slam. Have a look:

Jordan Spieth

Third leg: 2017 Open Championship.

Age: 23.

Missing major: PGA Championship.

First attempt: Quail Hollow Club in North Carolina on Aug. 10.

Outcome: To be determined.

With a victory at the Open Championship in July, Speith became the second-youngest player in history to win three legs of the career Grand Slam. Spieth will get a chance to collect the only major trophy he’s missing at Quail Hollow. With his win at Royal Birkdale, Spieth joined Nicklaus as the only player to win three legs of the Grand Slam before the age of 24.

Rory Mcilroy

Third leg: 2014 Open Championship.

Age: 25.

Missing major: Masters.

First attempt: Tied for fourth in the 2015 Masters, six shots behind Jordan Spieth.

Outcome: Has three top 10s in the Masters since winning the third leg but has never finished closer than six shots of the winner.

Both McIlroy and Spieth are one major away from claiming a career grand slam. McIlroy’s improved form and superb record at Quail Hollow makes him bookmaker’s favorite for the 99th PGA Championship. McIlroy is a four-time major champion, which includes two USPGAs. He is returning to a course where he has already won twice and holds the course record. Let’s see who finally seizes the trophy!

Phil Mickelson

Third leg: 2013 Open Championship.

Age: 43.

Missing major: U.S. Open.

First attempt: Tied for 28th in the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2, 15 shots behind Martin Kaymer.

Outcome: Has played three U.S. Opens since getting the third leg and has never finished closer than 15 shots.

Mickelson holds the U.S. Open record with six runner-up finishes. Mickelson has yet to seriously contend at a U.S. Open since he notched the third leg of the slam at Muirfield in 2013. He has come extremely close to winning the U.S.’s national championship, most notably at Winged Foot in 2008.

Tiger Woods

Third leg: 2000 U.S. Open.

Age: 24.

Missing major: The Open Championship.

First attempt: Won the 2000 Open at St. Andrews.

Outcome: Became the youngest player to win all four majors, and joined Hogan as the only players to complete the Grand Slam in their first attempt.

Woods won the U.S. Open, British Open and PGA Championship in 2000 — the first two by a combined 23 strokes and the latter in a playoff. He joined Nicklaus as the only players to win the Grand Slam three times over.

Raymond Floyd

Third leg: 1986 U.S. Open.

Age: 43.

Missing major: The Open Championship.

First attempt: Tied for 16th in 1986 Open at Turnberry, 12 shots behind Greg Norman.

Outcome: He played The Open nine times after he got the third lead and never finished in the top 10.

Floyd was the oldest player to win the third leg of the Grand Slam. Even after winning his first major in the 1969 PGA, he did not go over to The Open six times when he was in his prime.

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