Jack Nicklaus

  • 'Big Three' get 78th Masters under way in bright sunshine 10-04-2014 06:36 PM

    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,...
  • Tiger motivated by Snead, Nicklaus and kids 05-12-2013 12:29 PM

    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...
  • Improving McIlroy will win by end of year: Tiger Woods 29-10-2013 09:05 PM

    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...
  • 'Tiger Woods set to pass Nicklaus before swing change' 15-10-2013 08:51 AM

    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...
  • Tiger Woods and Henrik Stenson nominated for Player of Year award 24-09-2013 08:24 AM

    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 24-07-2013 08:27 AM

    New York: Golf fans will play a direct role in course set-up 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...
  • Woods leads strong field for next week's Memorial 25-05-2013 09:34 AM

    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. Top-ranked Tiger Woods will be back to defend the title he claimed by two...
  • Tiger Woods nearing dominance with the win in Florida 13-05-2013 03:55 PM

    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 double-bogey on the back nine of TPC Sawgrass's Stadium Course, Woods reprised his familiar role of...
  • Ruling correct on Woods at Augusta: Nicklaus 25-04-2013 09:21 AM

    Ohio: Jack Nicklaus thinks Tiger Woods got the proper ruling at the Masters. However, he's not so sure he agrees with the slow-play penalty given to 14-year-old Chinese phenomenon Guan Tianlang. Woods' third shot on the par-5 15th in the second round hit the flagstick and ricocheted back into the...
  • Jeev Milkha Singh honoured with lifetime award 15-12-2012 12:34 PM

    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 18-time major champion Jack Nicklaus and eight-time...
  • Tiger Woods satisfied with his 2012 performance 24-10-2012 01:40 PM

    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 14-times major...