Jack Nicklaus loves Ryder Cup, but says winning isn’t most important thing

Jack and Barbara Nicklaus host the players in the 2016 Ryder Cup

By Roxanna Scott, USA TODAY Sports
Aldie, Va. — Jack Nicklaus, a two-time Ryder Cup captain who also played in the event six times, says he thinks the Americans will end their losing streak this year. But listening to Nicklaus talk about the Ryder Cup, it’s clear that the results don’t really matter. “To me the competition is incidental,” Nicklaus said. “Who wins bragging rights — and I know everyone wants to win, but that’s not the important thing. The important thing is the game of golf and people having good relations and goodwill.” Nicklaus was part of the United States’ dominant run in the ’70s, … Continue >>

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Stellar field of PGA TOUR Champions stars set to tee off today in the Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship on the Nicklaus-designed Mountain Course

The 2016 Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship gets underway today in Victoria, B.C., Canada, at Bear Mountain Golf Resort’s Mountain Course, designed by Jack Nicklaus with his son Steve Nicklaus. … more

Historic Scarlet Course restored by Ohio State alum Jack Nicklaus to test field in Columbus

This week’s Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship is the third of four Web.com Tour Finals events and is the only one of the four returning to the same golf course in 2016—the Scarlet Course at … more

Seven Nicklaus Design layouts named to Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Courses You Can Play 2016–2017

Just six new courses were included in Golf Magazine’s 2016–2017 ranking of the Top 100 Courses You Can Play—led by Nicklaus Design standout Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point in the Bronx, N.Y. … more

Golf Magazine selects Nicklaus Design holes to lead front, back nine of Dream 18

With 1,800 holes to choose from on Golf Magazine's 2016–17 Top 100 Courses You Can Play list, there’s no shortage of epic options when it comes to piecing together a public-access “Dream … more

ICYMI: Jack Nicklaus live from the Creighton Farms Invitational on ESPN 980 with Chris Cooley, Kevin Sheehan

Below are excerpts from Jack Nicklaus’ interview on ESPN 980 live from the Creighton Farms Invitational with co-hosts Chris Cooley and Kevin Sheehan.

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Dramatic renovation of The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club Golf Course in southwest Florida nearing completion

The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club in Southwest Florida is nearing completion of the dramatic renovation–almost reinvention–of its championship golf course. The course at the AAA Four-Diamond … more

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Jack Nicklaus Golf Tip: Fix the ‘Fats’

Hitting the ground behind the ball is known as hitting “fat” or “chunking.” It’s a common fault among high handicappers but can afflict better players at times. Either way, it’s a sure score-wrecker. Numerous swing faults can provoke the problem, but I believe the most frequent cause is one of the easiest to fix: excessive head movement. Common … Continue >>

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