June 17, 1962 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Sport awardGolf Major

62nd US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus wins his first major title after playoff with Arnold Palmer, shooting a 283 at Oakmont CC, Pennsylvania

  • FIFA World Cup Final: Brazil beats Czechoslovakia 3-1 in Santiago, Chile

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ed Brady, American NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Morris, Illinois