Jack Nicklaus- God of Golfing!Jack Nicklaus was the dominant player in golf through the early 1960s by way of the late 1970s, with a few more bursts of greatness in to the 1980s.
Jack Nicklaus played 154 consecutive majors for which he was qualified, in the 1957 U.S. Open to the 1998 U.S. Open.
Nicklaus placed in the Top 10 on the money list 17 successive years (1962-78).
He won at least one PGA Tour event in 17 consecutive years (1962-78).
Jack Nicklaus achieved 73 PGA Tour events as part of his career. Only one golfer won more.
Nicklaus won 18 expert majors - doubly a lot of as all but one more golfer. He completed second 19 additional times, and third nine times. In all of the, Nicklaus posted 48 Top 3 finishes, 56 Top 5 finishes and 73 Top10 finishes in majors.
Maybe Tiger Woods will someday surpass Nicklaus' key wins. For now, Nicklaus remains - undoubtedly - one of the most accomplished players in the history of significant championship golf. And that he achieved it all exhibiting terrific sportsmanship and class.
Nicklaus shot 51 as part of his initial 9-hole game of golf with the ages of 10. In the age of 12, he was winning the first of 6 directly Ohio State Junior titles. He misses the cut in his first U.S. Open in 1957 at 17 of his age.
Nicklaus won the 1959 and 1961 U.S. Amateur titles even though playing collegiately at Ohio State. He finished second to Arnold Palmer within the 1960 U.S. Open.
He turned pro in 1962, earning $33.33 as part of his initial like a pro, the Los Angeles Open. But things swiftly got much better, then he won his first significant that year, beatingPalmer in a 18-hole playoff on the 1962 U.S. Open.
By age 26, Nicklaus had completed the career grand slam. He then won all the majors an extra time. And finally, with the 1978 British Open win, he'd won all of them a minimum of three times every. Nicklaus' final significant were only available in 1986, on the ages of 46, with his Masters as sixth.
Nicklaus played sparingly for the Champions Tour, but won ten times, consisting 8 senior majors. Nicklaus originated and hosts the influential Memorial Tournament on the PGA Tour.
He brought chance to the front position in golf, being the best driver of his generation. But he also was one of the top clutch putters ever; with his fantastic concentration skills had been legendary.
Along the way, Nicklaus produced his or her own equipment firm and has developed numerous golf courses, amongst quite a few off-course notices.
Jack Nicklaus was awarded with a World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974.