Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship extends agreement with Tour for additional three years

Columbus, Ohio – Tournament Officials announced a three-year extension of the agreement between the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship and the PGA TOUR that insures the tournament will continue as a Tour Finals event through 2021. … [Read more...]

PGA TOUR Champions heads to the Pacific Northwest and the spectacular Jack Nicklaus-designed Snoqualmie layout for Boeing Classic

This week, the PGA TOUR Champions heads to Snoqualmie, Wash., 25 miles east of Seattle, for the 13th playing of the Boeing Classic at The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge, an acclaimed Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. Bernhard Langer, the winner of a … [Read more...]

From the vault: One writer argues Jack is the greatest golfer in the world after inaugural THE NORTHERN TRUST, precursor to FedEx Cup Playoffs

Fifty years ago, and long before the introduction of the World Golf Rankings, one sportswriter in Reading, Pa. asked what's now become an age-old question, "Who's the greatest golfer?" At the time, the debate was between Jack Nicklaus and Arnold … [Read more...]

Jack Nicklaus on Billy Payne stepping down as Chairman of Augusta National and Fred Ridley being named the next Chairman

Although I say this with mixed emotions, I am really very happy for Billy Payne and Augusta National Golf Club. In his 11 years, Billy Payne has taken Augusta National and the Masters Tournament to new levels and under his leadership, the Club and … [Read more...]

On this day in history – first in 1975 and then 1980—Jack Nicklaus cemented his PGA Championship legacy with the final two of his record-tying five PGA titles

One came at a zenith and arguably the most dominant period in the storied career of Jack Nicklaus. The other came when the media began to question how much the Golden Bear had left in his championship gas tank, only to learn that Jack was back and … [Read more...]

Too hot to handle: Jack recalls first PGA Championship victory and winning the 1963 Long Drive Competition

We had just finished the British Open, which I felt like I gave away the week before. The Open was played at Royal Lytham & St. Anne’s, and battling down the stretch for a playoff spot with eventual winner Bob Charles and runner-up Phil Rodgers, … [Read more...]

Nicklaus stirs up a little greatness to lead his team to a win in the Greats of Golf at 3M Championship

Golden Bear’s 15-foot birdie putt on No. 17 gives “Team Greatest Ever” lead, eventual victory In the front row of a grandstand towering about the par-3 17th green at TPC Twin Cities, a man’s voice cut the silence that consumed a … [Read more...]

Jack Nicklaus joins friends Gary Player and Lee Trevino to headline the Greats of Golf at the 3M Championship

Trio has combined for 377 wins, including 51 majors on regular and senior tours As he was about to land in Blaine, Minnesota—the burgeoning, sports-loving city just outside of Minneapolis—something dawned on Jack Nicklaus: “Hey, I’m … [Read more...]

Jack Nicklaus recalls 1961 Western Amateur victory

As the Western Amateur, one of the great and storied amateur events in our game’s history, plays out this week at Skokie Country Club in Glencoe, Illinois, I wanted to wish the talented field of players the best of luck. No matter what your future … [Read more...]

Format, golf course at Montrêux have a bite to them in this week’s Barracuda Championship

The Barracuda Championship tees off Thursday at Montrêux Golf & Country Club in Reno, Nev. Billed as the “greatest lip-smacking, golf clapping, summer-loving event in the region,” the Modified Stableford scoring format and the Jack Nicklaus … [Read more...]

Jack Nicklaus Named Honorary Chairman for 2017 Folds of Honor Patriot Golf Day

Golf legend and course designer named Chairman for the 10-year anniversary of Patriot Golf Day This year, for the third time in event history, a true American icon, Jack Nicklaus, has joined Folds … [Read more...]