Jack Nicklaus

Jack William Nicklaus, nicknamed The Golden Bear, is an American retired professional golfer. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest golfers of all time. He won...Wikipedia

  • Full name: Jack William Nicklaus
  • Nickname: The Golden Bear
  • Born: January 21, 1940, Columbus, Ohio
  • Residence: North Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.
  • Children: 5, including Gary Nicklaus
  • College: Ohio State University
  • Turned professional: 1961
  • Former tour(s): PGA Tour, Champions Tour
  • Professional wins: 117
  • PGA Tour: 73 (3rd all time)
  • European Tour: 9
  • PGA Tour of Australasia: 3
  • PGA Tour Champions: 10
  • Other: 23 (regular), 8 (senior)
  • Masters Tournament: Won: 1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975, 1986
  • U.S. Open: Won: 1962, 1967, 1972, 1980
  • The Open Championship: Won: 1966, 1970, 1978
  • PGA Championship: Won: 1963, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1980
  • World Golf Hall of Fame: 1974 (member page)
  • PGA Tour, leading money winner: 1964, 1965, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976
  • PGA Player of the Year: 1967, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976
  • Bob Jones Award: 1975
  • Payne Stewart Award: 2000
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom: 2005
  • PGA Tour Lifetime, Achievement Award: 2008
  • Congressional Gold Medal: 2015
  • Data source: DuckDuckGo