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Jack Nicklaus
Jack William Nicklaus, nicknamed The Golden Bear, is a retired American professional golfer. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest golfers of all time. He has won 117 professional tournaments during his career. In a quarter of a century, he has won a record 18 major championships, three times more than second-ranked Tiger Woods. Nicklaus focuses on major championships - the Masters Tournament, the US Open Championship, the Open Championship and the PGA Championship - and plays a selective schedule of regular PGA Tour events. He has appeared in 164 majors, more than any other player, and finished with 73 PGA Tour wins, finishing third behind Sam Snead and Woods. Nicklaus won the American Amateur in 1959 and 1961 and finished second in the American Open in 1960, two strokes behind Arnold Palmer. Nicklaus became professional at the age of 21 at the end of 1961. He won his first professional win at the 1962 US Open, beat Palmer with three shots in the 18-hole playoff the next day and started a showdown between golf superstar.
Full nameJack William Nicklaus
NicknameThe Golden Bear
BornJanuary 21, 1940, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
ResidenceNorth Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.
Children5, including Gary Nicklaus
CollegeOhio State University
Turned professional1961
Former tour(s)PGA Tour, Champions Tour
Professional wins117
PGA Tour73 (3rd all time)
European Tour9
PGA Tour of Australasia3
PGA Tour Champions10
Other24 (regular), 7 (senior)
Masters TournamentWon: 1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975, 1986
U.S. OpenWon: 1962, 1967, 1972, 1980
The Open ChampionshipWon: 1966, 1970, 1978
PGA ChampionshipWon: 1963, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1980
World Golf Hall of Fame1974 (member page)
PGA Tour, leading money winner1964, 1965, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976
PGA Player of the Year1967, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976
Bob Jones Award1975
Payne Stewart Award2000
Presidential Medal of Freedom2005
PGA Tour Lifetime, Achievement Award2008
Congressional Gold Medal2015

About Jack Nicklaus

Jack Nicklaus
Jack Nicklaus

Golfer Jack Nicklaus was born in Upper Arlington, Ohio, United States on January 21, 1940. He's 83 years old today.

The Golden Bear is a well-known professional golfer who has won 18 major championships.

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Jack Nicklaus before becoming famous

Jack Nicklaus was born in the Zodiac sign Aquarius (The Water-Bearer), and 1940 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Dragon (龍).

He was a member of The Ohio State University football team.

Achievement of Jack Nicklaus

He was voted the 20th century's best individual male athlete by CNN and Sports Illustrated in 1999.

Jack Nicklaus's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

Jack Nicklaus
Jack Nicklaus

With Barbara Bash, whom he married in 1960, he had five children.

Jack Nicklaus on Social Media

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Jack Nicklaus Collabed with

As Golfer Tiger Woods began piling up his major championship wins, he received countless comparisons to Nicklaus.

Jack Nicklaus Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Jack Nicklaus updated on March 14 2023.