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Nicklaus

Jack. born 1940, US professional golfer: won the British Open Championship (1966; 1970; 1978) and the US Open Championship (1962; 1967; 1972; 1980)
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''If his body holds together and he doesn't have any issues, I'd say the chances of him breaking my record are very good,'' Nicklaus told KXAS-TV in Dallas this week.
Nicklaus played five decades of competitive golf, winning 120 professional tournaments and a record 18 professional Major Championship titles.
Thank you to all the generous donors for supporting the hospital and thank you to Jack and Barbara Nicklaus for inviting me to be part of this special occasion.
Nicklaus took part in the first one with Bob Hope, Perry Como and Julius Boros.
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"I talked to him this weekend and saw a few things and he is really swinging well, the best I've ever seen him swing," Nicklaus said.
Nicklaus "No tournament is easy to win, don't misunderstand me, but of the majors a top player has a better shot here than any other place."
Equally importantly, it was a day about Jack Nicklaus, the man, the legend.
But the then-46-year-old Nicklaus, who had been written off by almost everybody at that point, didn't watch the shot travel, but instead bent down slowly to pick up his tee. "It is," he told his son.
The 80-year-old Player was thrilled to outdrive Nicklaus by some 15 yards after striking a solid blow right up the middle, his ball ending up below the crest of the hill as a packed gallery cheered loudly.
"I said, there you are talking about the Ryder Cup, but you've got four majors in front of you," Nicklaus told reporters.