JACK NICKLAUS

  • Jack Nicklaus says Tiger Woods can win a record 19 majors, if healthy May 29, 2014

    Tiger Woods has endured a victory drought of almost six years at the majors but Jack Nicklaus remains convinced that the former world number one is capable of winning at least five more over the next decade, if he stays healthy. Woods, who has been sidelined from competitive golf since late...
  • 'Big Three' get 78th Masters under way in bright sunshine April 10, 2014

    Augusta: In front of a huge crowd, the 'Big Three' of Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player launched the 78th Masters on Thursday while Adam Scott prepared to begin his title defence later in the day. On a glorious morning of bright sunshine at Augusta National, four-times champion Palmer, three-times...
  • Tiger motivated by Snead, Nicklaus and kids December 5, 2013

    As Tiger Woods eyes the twilight of a remarkable career, he has his sights on records posted by Jack Nicklaus and Sam Snead and a growing pleasure that his children are starting to understand what he does on the course. World number one Woods, comfortably the greatest player of his generation,...
  • Improving McIlroy will win by end of year: Tiger Woods October 29, 2013

    Macau: Tiger Woods believes Rory McIlroy is slowly getting his golf game back on track and predicted on Tuesday that the former world number one would claim a breakthrough first victory of the year by the end of December. McIlroy was on top of the world at the end of 2012,...
  • 'Tiger Woods set to pass Nicklaus before swing change' October 15, 2013

    Golf legend Gary Player believes Tiger Woods, before he changed his swing, was on target to smash Jack Nicklaus's record of 18 major championship victories. "There's never been a man with the talent Tiger Woods has," Player said during a recent ESPN interview. "When he won the (2000) US Open by...
  • Tiger Woods and Henrik Stenson nominated for Player of Year award September 24, 2013

    Tiger Woods, Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson are among the five nominees for the PGA Tour's Player of the Year, the tour said on Monday. British Opener winner Phil Mickelson and fellow American Matt Kuchar, who finished third on the money list, have also been nominated for the honour, known...
  • Fans to choose pin position at PGA Championship July 24, 2013

    New York: Golf fans will play a direct role in course setup for the first time in a major at next month's PGA Championship in Rochester, New York, organisers said on Tuesday. Through the "PGA Championship Pick the Hole Location Challenge Hosted by Jack Nicklaus," fans will be able to choose...
  • Woods leads strong field for next week's Memorial May 25, 2013

    Next week's Memorial tournament at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio will feature one of the season's strongest fields with the world's top six players all taking part in the PGA Tour event hosted by Jack Nicklaus. Topranked Tiger Woods will be back to defend the title he claimed by two...
  • Tiger Woods nearing dominance with the win in Florida May 13, 2013

    Florida: Playing with controlled aggression, Tiger Woods gave notice at the Players Championship that he stands poised to reassert his dominance once again on the world of golf. After an uncharacteristic wobble with a doublebogey on the back nine of TPC Sawgrass's Stadium Course, Woods reprised his familiar role of...
  • Ruling correct on Woods at Augusta: Nicklaus April 25, 2013

    Ohio: Jack Nicklaus thinks Tiger Woods got the proper ruling at the Masters. However, he's not so sure he agrees with the slowplay penalty given to 14yearold Chinese phenomenon Guan Tianlang. Woods' third shot on the par5 15th in the second round hit the flagstick and ricocheted back into the water....
  • McIlroy will be fine by Masters, says Jack Nicklaus March 4, 2013

    Florida: Jack Nicklaus says there's no reason to be alarmed: Rory McIlroy is probably frustrated with his game and his adjustment to new equipment. McIlroy, the No. 1 player in the world and defending champion at the Honda Classic, caused a stir this week when he walked off the course...
  • Jeev Milkha Singh honoured with lifetime award December 15, 2012

    Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei: Jeev Milkha Singh, the first Indian professional golfer to join the European Tour in 1998, celebrated his 41st birthday in advance as he was honoured with the Asia Pacific Lifetime Achievement Award. Jeev was in the august company of 18time major champion Jack Nicklaus and eighttime...
  • Tiger Woods satisfied with his 2012 performance October 24, 2012

    Kuala Lumpur: Claiming three PGA Tour victories whilst battling to reconfigure your swing would amount to a great year for most golfers but for Tiger Woods, his extended major drought means 2012 can only be classed as a 'good' season. In a career defined by rewriting records, the 14times major winner...
  • Woods moves past Nicklaus with AT&T win July 2, 2012

    Bethesda (Maryland): Tiger Woods overtook Jack Nicklaus in second place on the alltime PGA Tour winners list when he captured the AT&T National tournament at the Congressional Country Club on Sunday. The former world number one claimed the 74th PGA Tour event of his career when he shot a final...
  • Woods wins at Memorial to claim 73rd PGA title June 4, 2012

    Dublin, Ohio: Tiger Woods overhauled a fading Spencer Levin and a charging Rory Sabbatini with a few moments of magic to win his 73rd PGA Tour title by two shots at the Memorial tournament on Sunday. He began the final day four strokes behind the pacesetting Levin and made a fast...
  • World waits for golf champion Tiger Woods' return December 15, 2009

    New Delhi: While his personal life is in tatters few have focussed on Tiger Woods the golfer. It is not easy to forget that he is a once in a generation sportsman, who will go down in history as a legend even if he doesn't pick up a golf club...
  • Tiger Woods faces strong challenge at US PGA August 13, 2009

    New Delhi: The next big thing for Tiger Woods is the US PGA Championship which starts on Thursday. Woods will be aiming to win his 15th career Major title and believes he can do just it. Woods is also pursuing Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 Majors. Nicklaus and Walter Hagen also...
  • Woods aims to equal record of PGA Championship wins August 12, 2009

    Chaska (Minnesota): Tiger Woods will equal the records of Jack Nicklaus and Walter Hagen if he wins a fifth US PGA Championship on Sunday. "This is the deepest field we get," said the American of the year's final major which features 98 of the world's top 100 players. "If you win this...