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...]

Nicklaus Companies and Jack Nicklaus partner with PGA REACH – the charitable foundation of the PGA of America

Nicklaus Companies named a trustee and official partner of PGA REACH and the PGA of America  PGA REACH, the 501 (c)(3) charitable foundation of the PGA of America, and the Nicklaus Companies announced today a historic partnership to … [Read more...]

Nicklaus helps kick off 108th Canadian Open at Glen Abbey, his first solo golf course design

Jack Nicklaus, who first competed in Canada in 1960, was on-hand for the Opening Ceremony of the RBC Canadian Open at Glen Abbey Golf Club, located just outside of Toronto. Glen Abbey, which opened in 1976 and represents the first solo golf course … [Read more...]

Jack Nicklaus shares his thoughts after Jordan Spieth’s thrilling victory in The Open

Jordan Spieth's Open victory was a great display of guts, determination and skill. This was very enjoyable to watch. Matt Kuchar was terrific. He played very steady, solid golf. Matt just couldn’t make any putts. But he played such good golf. I guess … [Read more...]

Jack recalls July 15, 1978 Open Championship victory

As I have already said, I fell in love with St Andrews on my first visit in 1964, and my sentimental attachment to the town strengthened with each visit. It would be easy to say that my fondness for St. Andrews, its people and the Old Course reached … [Read more...]