Found January 21, 2012 on
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Today is The Golden Bear’s birthday. Jack Nicklaus is now an even par 72. Jack Nicklaus is my all time favorite professional golfer. Way to go out on a limb...
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Jack Nicklaus turned 72 today. 72. A number that most golfers live their life around. A number that, in essence, is everything we sticks base our lives around. Are we under par or over par? Did we shoot even par? What are the leaders at? Nicklaus is easily my favorite golfer of all time. The guy was everything you would want in a competitor at a time when golf was basically impossible...
There are certain things you can debate in golf -- like which driver or ball is the best. But if there's one thing in this beautiful game that can't be disputed, it's that Jack Nicklaus is the greatest golfer of all time.
Nicklaus, who turned 72 on Saturday, has the most decorated golf resume in the history of the game, winning 18 major championships in his storied career...