Jack Nicklaus
FameRank: 10

"Won": 1963 Masters Tournament/1963, 1965 Masters Tournament/1965, 1966 Masters Tournament/1966, 1972 Masters Tournament/1972, 1975 Masters Tournament/1975, 1986 Masters Tournament/1986

/ usopen = "Won": 1962 U.S. Open (golf)/1962, 1967 U.S. Open (golf)/1967, 1972 U.S. Open (golf)/1972, 1980 U.S. Open (golf)/1980

/ open = "Won": 1966 Open Championship/1966, 1970 Open Championship/1970, 1978 Open Championship/1978

/ pga = "Won": 1963 PGA Championship/1963, 1971 PGA Championship/1971, 1973 PGA Championship/1973, 1975 PGA Championship/1975, 1980 PGA Championship/1980

/ wghofid = jack-nicklaus

/ wghofyear = 1974

/ award1 = PGA Tour#Money winners and most wins leaders/PGA Tourleading money winner

/ year1 = 1964, 1965, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976

/ award2 = PGA Player of the Year

/ year2 = 1967, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976

/ award3 = Bob Jones Award

/ year3 = 1975

/ award4 = Payne Stewart Award

/ year4 = 2000

/ award5 = PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award/PGA Tour LifetimeAchievement Award

/ year5 = 2008

/ awardssection = List of career achievements by Jack Nicklaus#Awards


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Through the years of experience I have found that air offers less resistance than dirt.

My ability to concentrate and work toward that goal has been my greatest asset.

A kid grows up a lot faster on the golf course. Golf teaches you how to behave.

Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's levels of aspiration and expectation.

Focus on remedies, not faults.

I'm a firm believer that in the theory that people only do their best at things they truly enjoy. It is difficult to excel at something you don't enjoy.

Resolve never to quit, never to give up, no matter what the situation.

The only self-incriminating investigation that is considered valid is a plea of 'guilty as charged'. Since that will not be said concerning the Katrina debacle, the proposed process becomes a 'whitewash' or at least a 'light gray wash' and will not be seen as credible.

I like trying to win. That's what golf is all about.

Golf is a better game played downhill.

Learn the fundamentals of the game and stick to them. Band-Aid remedies never last.

The fact of secrecy makes the public question the truthfulness of what is made public. The final result is to weaken the institutions on which America was founded.