PGA Tour Record: Consecutive Years in Top 10 on Money List

Which golfer holds the all-time PGA Tour record for finishing in the Top 10 on the money list the most consecutive years? If you've narrowed your guesses down to Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, you're closing in on the answer. The golfer who holds this record finished in the Top 10 on the PGA Tour money list 17 years in a row.

The Record-Holder: Jack Nicklaus, 17 Years

The Golden Bear finished in the Top 10 on the PGA Tour money list every year from 1962 (his rookie season) through 1978. That's 17 years running, and that is the record.

Nicklaus' 17-year-streak of Top 10 money list finishes is even more impressive than it looks at first glance. In 1970, Nicklaus finished ninth. In every other season during his streak, Nicklaus was no lower than fourth on the season-ending money list.

Nicklaus finished first on the money list in 1964, 1965, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975 and 1976, eight times total. He was second in 1962, 1966, 1968, 1974 and 1977.

The List: Golfers With Most Consecutive Top 10 Money List Finishes on PGA Tour

1. Jack Nicklaus, 17 years in a row
Nicklaus' streak was from 1962-78. His money list finishes, in order, during the streak: 3, 2, 1, 1, 2, 1, 2, 3, 4, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 2, 4. Nicklaus' streak ended in 1979 when, hampered by injuries, he finished 71st on the money list.

2. Tiger Woods, 13 years in a row
Woods' streak was from 1997 through 2009. His money list finishes, in order, during the streak: 1, 4, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 4, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1. Woods' streak ended in 2010 when, following injury and scandal, he fell to 68th.

Woods' streak included nine times as the top earner, breaking Nicklaus' previous PGA Tour record of eight times leading the money list. During Woods' streak, he finished no lower than fourth, and failed to lead the money list only four times in those 13 years.

3. (tie) Arnold Palmer, 11 years in a row
Palmer's streak was from 1957 through 1967. His money list finishes, in order, during the streak: 5, 1, 5, 1, 2, 1, 1, 2, 10, 3, 2. Palmer's streak ended in 1968 when he finished 14th on the money list.

3. (tie) Vijay Singh, 11 years in a row
Singh's streak was from 1998 through 2008. His money list finishes, in order, during the streak: 2, 4, 5, 4, 3, 1, 1, 2, 4, 3, 1. Singh's streak ended when he fell to 68th on the 2009 money list.

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