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 MacGregor Brunswick

1970s Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear MacGregor Brunswick

1980s Jack Nicklaus Goden Bear by MacGregor circa 1983

1980s Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear by MacGregor circa 1983

1990s Jack Nicklaus Personal Maxfli HT 392-100

1990s Jack Nicklaus Personal Maxfli HT 392-100

2000s Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear Dual Ti

2000s Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear Dual Ti

2010s Jack Nicklaus Nicklaus Black by Nicklaus Golf circa 2014

2010s Jack Nicklaus Nicklaus Black by Nicklaus Golf circa 2014

Happy birthday Jack Nicklaus!

 

-TheGolfBallGuy

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