He is a two-time Masters champion and was one of the world's leading golfers throughout the 1980s and 1990s. In 1986, he became the sport's first official number one ranked player. After turning 50, he established himself as one of the most successful players on PGA Tour Champions and has won a record 10 senior major championships: the 2010, 2014 and 2017Senior Open Championship, the 2010U.S. Senior Open, the 2016 and 2017Regions Tradition, the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Constellation Senior Players Championship, and 2017 Senior PGA Championship. In the senior majors, Langer has competed in 48 events and has finished in the top-5 and top-10 in 24 (50%) and 38 (79%) of them, respectively.