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AP WAS THERE: 43 years ago, Trevino ends a Grand Slam dream

EDITOR'S NOTE: Jack Nicklaus had never trailed in any round on his way to winning the Masters and U.S. Open in 1972, and the British Open was played that year at Muirfield, where Nicklaus had won his first claret jug six years earlier. He woke up Monday morning of Open week with a stiff neck, which restricted his swing. Playing cautiously, he stayed in range of the leaders until...
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USGA honors Barbara Nicklaus with Bob Jones Award for sportsmanship

  Jack Nicklaus was able to keep the secret for two weeks, which according to his wife, Barbara, is quite the accomplishment. "You have to know that in our family we have a motto that we don't tell Jack anything that we don't want the world to know," Barbara Nicklaus said. She is the 2015 recipient of the Bob Jones Award given by the USGA in recognition of distinguished sportsmanship...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Nicklaus at the Memorial: 'I think I underachieved all my life'

  Jack Nicklaus won 18 professional majors and 73 times on the PGA Tour, which is why he often is referred to as golf's greatest champion. And he's not sure he lived up his talent. ''I think I underachieved all my life,'' Nicklaus said Wednesday at the Memorial. ''I think that's why I got better.'' In one of the more insightful comments - one that a new generation of players should...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

USGA Museum opens Jack Nicklaus Room

The United States Golf Association held a grand opening ceremony on Wednesday for the new Jack Nicklaus Room at the USGA Museum in Far Hills. The 75-year-old Hall of Famer was on hand for the event and was very pleased by how the room turned out. "The USGA did the Jack Nicklaus Room so nicely, so tastefully -- it's not a large room, but there is so much to it," Nicklaus said during...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Nicklaus calls shot, sinks hole-in-one at Masters Par 3

As if you needed another reason to love Jack Nicklaus. The Golden Bear appeared Wednesday on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” with Scott Van Pelt before competing in the Masters’ annual Par 3 Contest. As he signed off, Nicklaus tipped off Van Pelt that he might put on a show. “Maybe a hole-in-one,” the 75-year-old golf legend suggested. Van Pelt replied that he’d love to see...
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Buckeye Golf: OSU Wins Jack Nicklaus Invitational

The men’s team hosted the 12-team Jack Nicklaus Invitational, played on Ohio State’s Scarlet course. The women’s golf team was off this week, so let’s proceed to the back tees.   Men’s Golf The Buckeyes started strong and finished strong in winning the Jack Nicklaus Invitational, played at OSU’s Scarlet Course. Clark Engle On Sunday/Monday, Coach Darr and Coach Wood...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Back9 Test: Nicklaus Golf Balls

The new Nicklaus brand golf balls are not only a fitting alternative to your regular golf ball brand, they also help give back to charity with every dozen sold. But could these golf balls actually perform up to the standards the Golden Bear would expect?When Jack Nicklaus unveiled his new line of high quality golf balls in Fall of 2013, many golf fans were questioning how this Bridgestone...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Viral Video: Jack Nicklaus Schools Johnny Miller on Putting Green

Every so often Johnny Miller will say something during his golf coverage or in an interview that makes me want to jump off a cliff. Some of my readers may be in favor of that. Regardless, Miller is full of more hot air than the Goodyear blimp.That’s why it’s always nice to see Johnny get put in his place, especially when it’s done by none other than Jack Nicklaus.Related Link...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

9 Greatest Jack Nicklaus Highlights

As the Golden Bear, Jack Nicklaus, turns 74 on Tuesday, he can reflect on an incredibly blessed life. His 18 career majors make him the greatest golfer ever, his 17 grandchildren make him one of the proudest grandfathers around, and his Nicklaus Design company continues to make him a thriving businessman.Related Link: Photos – Jack Nicklaus Turns 74Surely there are too many to...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jack Nicklaus Celebrates Florida State’s Title with Grandson

Jack Nicklaus is a wise man. He bought tickets to the BCS National Championship game in the fall, hoping to see either his alma mater, Ohio State, or his grandson’s school, Florida State, play in Pasadena.OSU faltered, but Nick O’Leary and FSU did not. So Nicklaus was on hand Monday night to watch the Seminoles snap the SEC’s streak of seven straight national titles. The ACC...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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