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Jack Nicklaus        

"Golfer of the Century" & Golf Course Designer; Philanthropist & Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient

Jack Nicklaus is an American retired professional golfer. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest golfers of all time. Over a quarter-century, he won a record 18 major championships.

Nicklaus turned professional at age 21 toward the end of 1961. In 1966, Nicklaus became the first player to win the Masters Tournament two years running; he also won The Open Championship, becoming at age 26 the youngest player to win all four golf majors.

Between 1971 and 1980, he won nine more major championships and became the first player to complete double and triple career grand slams. He won the 1986 Masters, his 18th and final major championship at age 46, the tournament's oldest winner. He continued to play at least some of the four regular Tour majors until 2005, when he made his final appearances at the Masters Tournament and The Open Championship.

Today Nicklaus heads one of the world's largest golf course design companies. Among his courses is Harbour Town Golf Links. He is a member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects. Nicklaus runs an event on the PGA Tour, the Memorial Tournament.

Nicklaus' books vary from instructional to autobiographical, with his "Golf My Way" considered one of the best instructional golf books of all time; the video of the same name is the best-selling golf instructional to date.

News


Jack Nicklaus confident Tiger Woods will break majors mark

Woods hasn't won a major since the 2008 U.S. Open.

Jack Nicklaus to release own line of golf balls - CBSSports.com

Jack Nicklaus is getting into the golf ball market and apparently he's wanted to do so for quite a long time.

Jack Nicklaus to Grand Rapids crowd: 'You're not going to ask me ...

Golfing great has fun as he weighs in on the prospects of Woods breaking his record of major tournament titles.

Tiger Woods' quest to pass Jack Nicklaus looks like impossible dream

Lunch Special: Each weekday near noontime, a Denver Post sports writer dares to dish. In this installment, Patrick Saunders evaluates Tiger Woods' quest to ...

'We can do a lot better in Washington': Jack Nicklaus

Legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus told CNBC he's disappointed about the political divide in Washington.

Jack Nicklaus Hosts 33rd Annual Nicklaus Children's Hospital Corporate Golf Invitational
Golf news: Jack Nicklaus bullish on Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy - UPI ...

Jack Nicklaus, the greatest golfer of all time, recently spoke with reporters about Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, two players the Golden Bear believes have a ...

Golf news: Jack Nicklaus bullish on Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy - UPI ...

Jack Nicklaus, the greatest golfer of all time, recently spoke with reporters about Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, two players the Golden Bear believes have a ...

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