We can look back at these great players with nostalgia and trace how time has created giants from players who were utterly human.
We wonder how many of the ridiculously talented players we watch at the moment will find their way into that exclusive club of "the greatest of all time".
Our junior golfers can only look and learn and dream and read. The future is unforeseeable and unpredictable.
But giants have walked the fairways before and their wisdom can ensure that the legends to come may be even greater.
Enjoy this 30 question quiz and take something from it on to the golf course with you!