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Jack Nicklaus is a leading figure in golf and the founder of the “Golden Bear International, Inc.”.
He began playing at the age of 10 and since that time achieved a lot.
Jack became a winner of the Ohio State Open when he was only 16 (1956).
Best Known For
He retired from the professional sport but his great achievements could not be forgotten. He is well-known as a winner of PGA Championship.
Overall, he won eighteen major championships and his results are immortalized in the World Golf Hall of Fame.
Unfortunately, there is no information about his spiritual life. The man does not talk about religion.
The golfer is straight. Barbara Jean Bash became his wife in 1960 and the couple are still happy together. They bring up five children together: Michael, Gary, Nancy, Steve and Jack Jr.
Worth To Known
“Designing a golf course is my total expression. I always knew my golf game would only go on so long. But what I have learned can be put into a piece of ground that will last beyond me.” – The man shared while talking about his project of golf course design. His youngest son followed in his father’s footsteps and became a part of “Nicklaus Design”
Jack Nicklaus’ signed golf shoes were sold for $1,292 on the Robert Edward Auctions. The man signed each of the white Rockford golf shoes (size 9 1/2).
His nickname is Golden Bear.
He appeared for many times on Sports Illustrated Magazine cover.
The man received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005.
Became one of “The Highest-Paid Retired Athletes” by the version of “Forbes” in 2016.