Posts tagged with: "Jack Nicklaus"

Wanted: One Sport-Dominating Superstar View More
Golf could get a boost from a dynasty like the New England Patriots. (Photo Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports)

Wanted: One Sport-Dominating Superstar

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND | Professional golf has many things at the moment. A run of first-time major champions. Media savvy stars. Really good ice cream trucks at the Open Championship. What golf needs is a dynasty. Jack Nicklaus was a dynasty. Tiger Woods was a dynasty. Rory McIlroy may yet become…

QUICK TAKE: It’s About Tiger The Person Now View More
Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods at the 2000 PGA Championship at Valhalla. (Photo Credit: Action Images / Stuart Franklin)

QUICK TAKE: It’s About Tiger The Person Now

DUBLIN, OHIO – Reading the details of the police report regarding Tiger Woods’ arrest is disturbing. The dashcam video, when it emerges, will no doubt be equally or more disturbing, seeing a giant reduced to a drowsy, stumbling lost soul in the dead of night. It’s impossible not to think…

This Day in History: Nicklaus Captivates With 1986 Masters Victory View More
A re-creation of Jack Nicklaus' scorecard from the final round of the 1986 Masters.

This Day in History: Nicklaus Captivates With 1986 Masters Victory

“Maybe … Yes sir!” It’s hard not to think about Verne Lundquist’s immortal words when we recall Jack Nicklaus’ Masters triumph on April 13, 1986. It’s considered by many to be the greatest Masters. Lundquist’s famous call came at the 17th hole, where the 46-year-old Nicklaus seized the outright lead…

QUICK TAKE: Tribute To Arnie On Tap For Thursday

QUICK TAKE: Tribute To Arnie On Tap For Thursday

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – It will be different Thursday at 7:40 a.m. on the first tee at Augusta National because Arnold Palmer won’t be there. But he will be there in many ways. Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player are scheduled to hit the ceremonial opening tee shots but before that happens,…

QUICK TAKE: Why Are The Top Players Skipping The Florida Swing? View More
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QUICK TAKE: Why Are The Top Players Skipping The Florida Swing?

If you are looking for Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth or Phil Mickelson playing during the PGA Tour’s so-called Florida swing, you’re not going to find them. Why not? Blame it on the Tour schedule this year. None of those three players will tee it up in any of the Florida…

Jack Nicklaus Makes Surprise Appearance In NHL Locker Room

Jack Nicklaus Makes Surprise Appearance In NHL Locker Room

What a way to start a hockey game. Jack Nicklaus said a few words of encouragement before the Montreal Canadiens took on the Boston Bruins at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Tuesday night. He also announced the starting lineup, which is obligatory before every game. “Is that good? Did…