Video: Jack Nicklaus spikes club after being robbed of hole-in-one

At 76 years old, Jack Nickalus still has some serious skill. Nickalus played in the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf event this weekend at Big Cedar Lodge’s Par-3 and showed he’s still competitive. At the 8th hole, Nickalus hit a shot that came to rest just inches from the cup. The ball hit the flag and bounced just a few inches away from the hole. He then threw down his club...
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Jack Nicklaus spikes his club after being robbed of hole-in-one

76-year-old Jack Nicklaus may have lost some distance off the tee, but he's still accurate with his irons. Playing in the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf event this weekend at Big Cedar Lodge's Par-3 course alongside Gary Player, Nicklaus hit a perfect shot that struck the pin on the 8th hole and came to rest just a few inches from the cup. Nicklaus understandably threw his club to...
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Need help with game? Nicklaus mentors the next generation

Justin Thomas could sense his expectations getting higher and his game going nowhere. He was coming off a strong rookie year in 2015, contending a half-dozen times before breaking through for his first PGA Tour victory in Malaysia in October. But then he started the new year in a rut, and Thomas knew just what to do - no matter how awkward it might have seemed. He asked Jack Nicklaus...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Nicklaus Posts Heartfelt Message After Jordan Spieth’s Collapse

The Masters didn’t just slip away from Jordan Spieth. It escaped his death grip and speared him to the ground, making for an epic collapse that was painful to watch. Jack Nicklaus, a six-time Masters champion, was among those who truly felt for Spieth as the 22-year-old quadruple-bogeyed the par-3 12th hole at August National en route to one of the biggest meltdowns in golf history...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Nicklaus offers inspirational words for Spieth

Jordan Spieth headed into the final day of the Masters atop the leader board at 3-under par, one shot ahead of Smylie Kaufman. At the end of the day, Spieth was putting a green jacket on Danny Willett, who was tied for fifth after three rounds. Spieth shot a 73 on the final day to finish third after looking like a lock to win for the second consecutive year. A disastrous 12th hole...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicklaus talks the 6 toughest shots at Augusta National

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) Augusta National has a mystique as the only major championship played on the same golf course every year. That doesn't mean there are any mysteries to playing well. Just ask six-time Masters champion Jack Nicklaus. ''It's not going to blow you apart,'' Nicklaus said. ''Sure, you can hit a bad shot off in the trees. Most golf courses are that way. But the game...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Not Even Jack Nicklaus Gets Through Masters Security Without Being Stopped

Jack Nicklaus won the Masters a staggering six times and finished second another four times. He’s kind of a big deal around Augusta National. Or at least he should be. Nicklaus returned to Augusta on Tuesday ahead of this weekend’s Master and even the Golden Bear has to go through all of the security measures upon entering the premises — or at least most of them. Nicklaus recorded...
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Jack Nicklaus has no idea where putter from 1986 Masters is

It has been 30 years since Jack Nicklaus became the oldest golfer ever to win the Masters, and he is missing one important piece of memorabilia from that milestone in his career — the putter. In an interview with “The Dan Patrick Show” on Wednesday, Nicklaus explained that the only sentimental golf club he hasn’t kept is the putter he used to win the 1986 Masters at age...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Even Jack Nicklaus gets stopped by security at the Masters

Getting into Augusta National is like trying to get into the White House, especially the week of the Masters. It's one of the most exclusive clubs in America, and only select guests are allowed on the grounds.Jack Nicklaus, being a six-time Masters champion, is of course welcome as he pleases. So in turn, he took fans inside the gates on Tuesday, sharing a look at what it's like...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods wanted to become a Navy SEAL, gave up on majors record in 2007

Many around the world of golf and sports are wondering not only what happened to Tiger Woods, but when he’s going to return to the game, if he’s going to return at all. With the prospect of him missing his second Master’s Tournament in three years, SI’s big cover story this week focused on the Tiger Woods story and what’s next, and there are some interesting anecdotes and...
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March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

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