Posts tagged with: "Jack Nicklaus"

OPINION: Fuzzy Math Undermines Nicklaus’ Ball Argument View More
Jack Nicklaus has strong feelings about the golf ball and the need to roll it back to shorter distances. (Photo Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports)

OPINION: Fuzzy Math Undermines Nicklaus’ Ball Argument

I recently spoke with Scott Tolley, a former reporter for The Palm Beach Post who has spent the past two decades as the communications czar for Jack Nicklaus and the Nicklaus family. Scott’s a friend and we chat often. But this time he made an interesting observation about his boss:…

NEWS: Nicklaus Steps Away From Day-To-Day Role In His Company View More
Howard Milstein and Jack Nicklaus

NEWS: Nicklaus Steps Away From Day-To-Day Role In His Company

There is no more Jack Nicklaus at the Nicklaus Companies. According to a press release put out on Thursday, the 78-year-old Nicklaus, who formed his eponymous company nearly 50 years ago, will step away from day-to-day operations. “I have spent my life building the Nicklaus Companies,” Nicklaus said in a…

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,…