Jack Nicklaus

Golfer Jack Nicklaus Full Name: Jack Nicklaus
Nationality:

American

Profession: Golfer
Why Famous: Widely regarded as the greatest golfer of all time. Nicklaus won 18 major championships and 73 PGA Tour events.

Born: January 21, 1940 (77 years old)
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Upper Arlington, Ohio, USA

Married Life

  • 1960-07-23 Professional golfer Jack Nicklaus (20) weds Barbara Bash

Historical Events in the Life of Jack Nicklaus

  • 1959-09-17 59th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jack Nicklaus
  • 1961-09-15 61st US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jack Nicklaus
  • 1962-01-08 Golfer Jack Nicklaus, 21, 1st pro appearance, he came in 50th
  • 1962-06-17 62nd US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 283 at Oakmont CC PA
  • 1963-04-07 27th Masters Golf Tournament: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 286
  • 1963-07-21 45th PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 279 at Dallas AC Dallas
  • 1964-06-09 Jack Nicklaus wins British Open golf tournament
  • 1965-04-11 29th Masters Golf Tournament: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 271
  • 1966-04-11 30th Masters Golf Tournament: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 288
  • 1966-07-09 95th British Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots 282 at Muirfield Gullane to become only the 4th person in history to win 4th to win all 4 majors
  • 1967-06-18 67th US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots 275 at Baltusrol GC NJ
  • 1970-07-12 99th British Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 283 at St Andrews
  • 1971-02-28 53rd PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 281 at PGA National FL Jack Nicklaus wins his 2nd golf grand slam
  • 1972-03-06 Jack Nicklaus, passes Arnold Palmer as golf's all-time money winner
  • 1972-04-09 36th Masters Golf Tournament: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 286
  • 1972-06-18 72nd US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 290 at Pebble Beach, California
  • 1973-08-12 55th PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 277 at Canterbury Cleve
  • 1973-12-01 Jack Nicklaus becomes 1st golfer to earn $2M in a year
  • 1975-04-13 39th Masters Golf Tournament: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 276
  • 1975-08-10 57th PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 276 at Firestone Akron
  • 1978-07-15 107th British Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 281 at St Andrews
  • 1980-06-15 80th US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 272 at Baltusrol GC NJ
  • 1980-08-10 62nd PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 274 at Oak Hill NY
  • 1986-04-13 50th Masters Golf Tournament: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 279
  • 1990-03-30 Jack Nicklaus made his debut in the "Seniors" golf tournament
  • 1990-04-01 2nd Seniors Golf Tradition: Jack Nicklaus wins his first start on the Senior PGA tour
  • 1990-06-10 8th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Jack Nicklaus
  • 1991-04-07 3rd Seniors Golf Tradition: Jack Nicklaus
  • 1991-04-21 52nd PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Jack Nicklaus
  • 1991-07-28 12th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus
  • 1993-07-11 14th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus
  • 1995-04-02 7th Seniors Golf Tradition: Jack Nicklaus
  • 1996-04-07 8th Seniors Golf Tradition: Jack Nicklaus
  • 2012-06-03 Tiger Woods' 73rd PGA tour victory equals Jack Nicklaus's record

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