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...]

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...]

July 9: The day in 1966 at Muirfield, Scotland, when Jack Nicklaus finally clutched the elusive Claret Jug for his first Open Championship to complete the career Grand Slam

He was only 26 years old, in his fifth year as a professional, and yet the Open Championship had already become an elusive prize in the meteoric career of Jack Nicklaus. By the summer of 1966, the man known as the Golden Bear had won five … [Read more...]