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33rd Jack Nicklaus Cup Matches set for Palmilla Golf Club in Mexico

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Golfweek reveals two lists of Best Modern Courses, 2016; Nicklaus Design grabs 21 spots

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24 Nicklaus Design layouts make Golfweek’s Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play

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Backspin’s Spring Issue recognizes both Nicklaus Design layouts in Ireland

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Top100GolfCourses.com names Patagonia Virgin the No. 1 course in Chile

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Cordillera Ranch updates golf course bunkers

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Award-winning Sebonack Golf Club among hosts for Legacy of the Links “Top 100 Invitational”


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Golden Bear, Gary Player, Tom Watson lead the list of legends returning to Nicklaus-designed Top of The Rock at Big Cedar Lodge

The greatest legends of golf compete this week at the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Mo., in the only PGA Tour or Champions Tour event hosted at a Par-3 course. The chance to see Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player tee it up on the Golden Bear’s acclaimed Top of The Rock design has drawn around 25,000 spectators in each of the last two years, and officials expect attendance to rise in 2016 with spectacular weather forecasted.

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Legends Luncheon raises record $1.1 million for Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide hosted the sixth annual Legends Luncheon presented by Nationwide Wednesday, a unique, award-winning fundraiser that brings to life the alliance between the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

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Charity takes center stage as second Concession Cup tees off at Nicklaus-designed Concession GC

The Concession Cup hosted its Opening Celebration last night in advance of the second installment of the biennial amateur team match-play competition at The Concession Golf Club, located in Bradenton, Fla., April 21–23, 2016.

The evening was special for all in attendance, highlighted by an unforgettable conversation between the event’s emcee and host, NBC Sports’ Gary Koch, Honorary Chairman Paul Azinger, Honorary Captains Jack Nicklaus and Tony Jacklin, and special guest Urban Meyer from The Ohio State University.

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Nicklaus makes grand entrance upon return to Augusta National for 80th Masters Tournament

It started with a drive down Magnolia Lane. It ended with a trip down memory lane.

The Masters Tournament is always a special time of the year for Jack Nicklaus—with that whole six Green Jackets thing and all—but the 80th Masters just had something special about it. And there was no time wasted to sensing it, beginning with the Golden Bear’s drive down iconic Magnolia Lane to enter Augusta National Golf Club.

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Barbara Nicklaus awarded Keys to City of Palm Beach Gardens

Philanthropist Barbara Nicklaus, wife of golfer Jack Nicklaus, mother of five, and grandmother to 22 grandchildren, was recognized with the Keys to the City of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., for her ongoing efforts to improve access to pediatric healthcare in the community where the Nicklauses have lived for 50 years.

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Jack Nicklaus joins the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum’s Selection Commission for 2017 induction class

Hall of Fame & Museum announced 18-time Major winner Jack Nicklaus will join fellow Hall of Fame Members Nancy Lopez, Gary Player and Annika Sorenstam as Co-Chairs of the Selection Commission for the World Golf Hall of Fame. The Selection Commission will elect the Class of 2017, which will be inducted Monday, May 8, 2017, the week of THE PLAYERS.

Lopez, Player and Sorenstam will return for a second term, while Nicklaus will replace Arnold Palmer and join the process for the first time.

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Golf Digest names 18 resorts with Nicklaus Design golf ‘Best Golf Resorts in the Americas’

Broken into 13 regions, Golf Digest has selected the Best Golf Resorts in the Americas, naming 18 resorts that feature Nicklaus Design golf as an amenity. Many resorts selected in the list offer multiple courses, as well as fun, frolics and dazzling scenery. As a priority, accommodations must be comfortable, neither spartan nor gaudy, with service that doesn’t make visitors feel self-conscious.

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Here is a sneak preview of the spectacular Jack Nicklaus Academy of Golf at the new Hong Kong Golf and Tennis Academy, which is slated to open Summer 2016. The facility is the collaboration between New World Development, Nicklaus Design, Nicklaus Academies, and Southwest Greens Construction, which installed the wall-to-wall synthetic turf (including practice greens and bunkers). When open, HKGTA will set a new standard for excellence for golf training and client services. This is a view from one of six VIP Nicklaus Academy training stations overlooking the Nicklaus Design 6-hole layout.