Jack Nicklaus is the most recognizable golfer in our nation and one of the most well-known athletes on the planet. Nicklaus has leveraged his on course accomlishments with great success to golf course design, product licensing, and philanthropy. Nicklaus’ game has been instrumental in the DaVinci Golf line of premier golf swing devices.
Here are some fun facts that you may not have already known about Jack Nicklaus:
- Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, formerly Miami Children’s, performed the world’s first focused ultrasound surgery ever as part of FDA-approved research in April 2017.
- The Memorial, hosted by Jack Nicklaus at Muirfield Village Golf Club during June of each year, is famous for their milkshakes which are made with Jack Nicklaus ice cream.
- Jack’s charity for his annual golf tournament in Ohio, Bears for Children, raised $187,918 this past weekend.
- The honoree for next year’s tournament in 2018 will be Hall of Famer Hale Irwin.
Favorite Jack Nicklaus quote:
“Success depends almost entirely on how effectively you learn to manage the game’s two ultimate adversaries: the course and yourself”