Langer, Bernhard

Hometown:

GERMANY

Anhausen

Year Inducted:

2002

Induction Category:

International

Birth Date:

Aug 27, 1957

Bernhard Langer

Professional Majors: 12

  • Masters Tournament: 1985, 1993
  • Senior Open Championship: 2010, 2014, 2017
  • U.S. Senior Open: 2010
  • Constellation Senior Players Championship: 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Regions Tradition: 2016, 2017
  • Senior PGA Championship: 2017

European Tour Wins: 40

  • 1980: Dunlop Masters
  • 1981: German Open, Bob Hope British Classic
  • 1982: Lufthansa German Open
  • 1983: Italian Open, Glasgow Golf Classic, St. Mellion Timeshare TPC
  • 1984: Peugeot Open de France, KLM Dutch Open, Carroll’s Irish Open, Benson & Hedges Spanish Open
  • 1985: Lufthansa German Open, Panasonic European Open
  • 1986: German Open, Lancome Trophy
  • 1987: Whyte & Mackay PGA Championship, Carroll’s Irish Open
  • 1988: Epson Grand Prix of Europe
  • 1989: Peugeot Spanish Open, German Masters
  • 1990: Cepsa Madrid Open, Austrian Open
  • 1991: Benson & Hedges International Open, Mercedes German Masters
  • 1992: Heineken Dutch Open, Honda Open
  • 1993: Volvo PGA Championship, Volvo German Open
  • 1994: Murphy’s Irish Open, Volvo Masters
  • 1995: Volvo PGA Championship, Deutsche Bank Open TPC of Europe, Smurfit European Open
  • 1997: Conte of Florence Italian Open, Benson & Hedges International Open, Chemapol Trophy Czech Open, Linde German Masters
  • 2001: The TNT Open, Linde German Masters
  • 2002: Volvo Masters Andalucia (Shared With Colin Montgomerie)

PGA TOUR Wins: 1

  • 1985: Sea Pines Heritage Classic

Champions Tour Wins: 26

  • 2007: Administaff Small Business Classic
  • 2008: Toshiba Classic, Ginn Championship Hammock Beach Resort, Administaff Small Business Classic
  • 2009: Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai, Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf, Triton Financial Classic, 3M Championship
  • 2010: Allianz Championship, Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am, Boeing Classic
  • 2011: The ACE Group Classic
  • 2012: 3M Championship, SAS Championship
  • 2013: ACE Group Classic, Greater Gwinnett Championship
  • 2014: Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai, Insperity Invitational, Dick’s Sporting Goods Open
  • 2015: San Antonio Championship
  • 2016: Chubb Classic, Boeing Classic
  • 2017: Mitsubishi Electric Championship, PURE Insurance Championship, Dominion Energy Charity Classic, PowerShares QQQ Championship

International Wins: 30

  • 1974: German National Open Championship
  • 1975: German National Open Championship
  • 1977: German National Open Championship
  • 1979: German National Open Championship, Cacharel Under 25 Championship
  • 1980: Colombian Open
  • 1983: Johnnie Walker Tournament, Casio World Open (Japan Golf Tour)
  • 1984: German National Open Championship
  • 1985: Australian Masters, Million Dollar Challenge (South Africa), German National Open Championship
  • 1986: German National Open Championship
  • 1987: German National Open Championship
  • 1988: German National Open Championship
  • 1989: German National Open Championship
  • 1990: World Cup of Golf [with Torsten Giedeon], German National Open Championship
  • 1991: Hong Kong Open, Sun City Million Dollar Challenge (South Africa), German National Open Championship
  • 1992: German National Open Championship
  • 1993: World Cup of Golf (Individual)
  • 1996: Alfred Dunhill Masters (Hong Kong)
  • 1997: Argentinian Masters
  • 2005: MBNA WorldPoints Father-Son Challenge [with son, Stefan]
  • 2006: Del Webb Father-Son Challenge [with Stefan], World Golf Championships-Barbados World Cup [with Marcel Siem]
  • 2008: Casa Serena Open
  • 2012: Nedbank Champions Challenge (South Africa)

Ryder Cup Appearances: 11

  • (Wins in bold)
  • Player: 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 2002
  • Captain: 2004

Awards & Honors

  • Golf
  • European Tour Order of Merit: 1981
  • European Tour Player of the Year: 1985, 1993
  • Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE): 2006
  • Jack Nicklaus Award (Champions Tour Player of the Year): 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Honorary Order of the British Empire: 2010
  • Arnold Palmer Award: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Byron Nelson Award: 2008, 2009, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Charles Schwab Cup: 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Germany’s Sport Hall of Fame: 2016
  • GWAA Senior Player of the Year: 2017