Jack Nicklaus Wiki, Biography, Career
The name nicknamed “The Golden Bear”, Jack William Nicklaus is a retired professional golfer from American. He doubles as golf course designer. Jack Nicklaus was on 21 January 1940 in Columbus, Ohio.
The Golden Bear is regarded in the golfing circles as one of the greatest of all time in the sport. He has under his belt 18 major champions, which are 3 more than the great golfer Tiger Woods (15) has won.
Nicklaus officially became a professional golfer in 1961; he had initially wanted to remain an amateur to follow in the steps of his role model Bobby Jones. After 16 previous competitions, Jack finally won his first major- the U.S. Open in 1962.
He studied insurance at the Ohio State University, where he was from 1957-1961.
Jack Nicklaus Age
He is an 82 years old man born on January 21, 1940.
Jack Nicklaus Family
Jack is a family man with 5 children to show for his conjugal efforts.
Jack Nicklaus Wife
He is a 60 years long marriage with Barbara Bash, his wife.
Jack Nicklaus Children
Nicklaus and his wife Barbara have children; Jack Nicklaus Jr, Gary Nicklaus, Nancy Nicklaus, Michael Nicklaus and Steven Nicklaus.
Jack Nicklaus Net Worth
Having had a career stretching decades, Jack is estimated to be worth $320m.
Jack Nicklaus Major Win List
Here is the list of the number of Majors championships Jack has won:
PGA Championship:1963, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1980
U.S. Open : 1962, 1967, 1972, 1980
The Open Championship : 1966, 1970, 1978
Masters Tournament : 1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975, 1986
Jack Nicklaus Tour Wins
PGA Tour Champions : 10
European Tour : 9
PGA Tour of Australasia : 3
Others : 24 (regular),7 (senior)
Jack Nicklaus Height
The Golden Bear is a 5 foot 10 inches tall man.