Jack Nicklaus

Jack Nicklaus

Who is Jack Nicklaus?

Jack William Nicklaus is the real name of Jack Nicklaus who is an American retired professional golfer and he is nicknamed as The Golden Bear. He is one of the greatest golfer of all time and he has won a record 18 major championships. He competed in 164 major championships during his career. He is a member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects and has helped design courses such as Harbour Town Golf Links. 

What is Jack Nicklaus Famous for?

Jack Nicklaus is a very famous golfer. He won the Ohio Open in 1956 at age 16. Overall, he won 27 events in the Ohio area from age 10 to age 17. He then won the International Jaycee Junior Golf Tournament in 1957. He has also represented the United States against Great Britain and Ireland on winning Walker Cup teams in both 1959 and 1961. He was also a member of the victorious 1960 U.S. Eisenhower Trophy team, winning the unofficial individual title by 13 shots over teammate Deane Beman with a four-round score of 269. He turned professional in late 1961 and began his career on the PGA Tour. He won his first PGA tournament in his 17th start. In 1963, Nicklaus injured his left hip playing an approach shot from the rough. He won The Open Championship at Muirfield in 1966. He won the Sunday 18-hole playoff and earned $17,500 ($15,000 plus the $2,500 playoff bonus) far behind Brooks Koepka's $2,160,000 check for the 2018 U.S. Open. 

Where is Jack Nicklaus from?

Jack Nicklaus was born on 21st January 1940 in Columbus, Ohio as Jack William Nicklaus. He holds American nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. His birth sign is Sagittarius. He grew up in the suburb of Upper Arlington. 

Which college did Nicklaus attend?

Nicklaus attended Upper Arlington High School. During his youth, he also competed successfully in football, baseball, tennis, and track, and field. He attended Ohio State from 1957 to 1961. He majored in pre-pharmacy and had good grades in his first three years; he intended to follow his father into the pharmacy after graduation.

Who are Jack Nicklaus's Family?

Jack Nicklaus is the son of Helen (Schoener) (1909-2000) and Charlie Nicklaus (1913-1970). More information about his siblings and grandparents will be added soon once we get information. 

How tall is Jack Nicklaus?

At the age of 79, Jack still looks very young and handsome with a charming smile on his face. He has an average height of 1.78 m and balanced weight of 86 Kg. More information about his body measurements will be added soon. 

Is Jack Nicklaus Married?

Jack Nicklaus is a married person. He married Barbara Bash (b. 1940), who was a nursing student at Ohio State, in July 1960, and their first of five children, Jack Jr., was born in September 1961. The couple serves as honorary chairman and active chairwoman of the Nicklaus Children's Health Care Foundation in North Palm Beach, Florida.

How much is Jack Nicklaus's net worth?

Jack Nicklaus is an American professional golfer who has a net worth of $320 million dollars. He is a very successful golfer and has accumulated a lot of money from his career. The exact salary of Jack is estimated to have $28 Million as of 2019. He ranks in no. 4 on golf earnings list. Besides this, he also earns money from endorsement and other work as well. 

Jack Nicklaus
Quick Facts of Jack Nicklaus
Celebrated Name Jack Nicklaus
Age 80 years old
Nick Name The Golden Bear
Birth Name Jack William Nicklaus
Birth Date 1940-01-21
Gender Male
Profession Golfer
Birth Nation USA
Place of Birth Columbus, Ohio
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Father Charlie
Mother Helen
Height 1.78 m
Weight 86 Kg
Religion Christian
Net Worth $320 Million
Horoscope Sagittarius
Education Upper Arlington High School and Ohio State University
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