Jack Nicklaus beat’s his age at Augusta National

  The 76-year-old Golden Bear tells The Naples Daily News he carries a U.S.G.A. handicap index of 5. After an even-par, 72 from the member tees at Augusta National Nicklaus added “I keep ruining my handicap,” he said. “I keep shooting good scores. … That’s going to take me down to a 1 or a 2. I was very upset. I’ll […]

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The Golden Bear over the Decades

In celebration of Jack Nicklaus’ 76th birthday, we will follow his lustrous career in golf balls. From the early 1960s Mr. Nicklaus’ name and “Golden Bear”, moniker has graced over 1500 different models of golf balls. Here are samples of those golf balls from each decade. 1960s Jack Nicklaus Champion by MacGregor circa 1963   1970s Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear […]

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