WATCH: Verne Lundquist gets emotional during final SEC broadcast

CBS play-by-play man Verne Lundquist has had a legendary career. He’s called multiple Olympic games, the NBA, NFL, The Masters, College Basketball, and College Football. On Saturday, Uncle Verne called the the 2016 SEC Championship game for the final SEC game of his illustrious career. Lundquist’s final SEC game was a blowout, as the University of Alabama won its third straight...
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December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Tiger still believes he will win more majors than Nicklaus

Tiger Woods is still working to get his game back to where he feels it needs to be before he returns to the PGA Tour, but he does not believe he is running out of time to catch Jack Nicklaus. In fact, Tiger still thinks he can pass Jack. In a rare sit-down interview with Charlie Rose on PBS, Woods was asked if he believes he will reach 18 major championships. His response was vintage...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Jack Nicklaus issues statement about Arnold Palmer

Jack Nicklaus paid respect to Arnold Palmer with a statement sent out on Sunday upon learning of his friend and golf comrade’s death. Palmer died at UPMC Hospital in Pittsburgh because of heart complications at the age of 87. He and Nicklaus competed against each other — most notably during the ’60s — with Palmer winning seven career majors and Nicklaus taking 18. In his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Jack Nicklaus puzzled by Tiger Woods' woes, golf absence

Although Jack Nicklaus is infinitely wise about golf, not even he knows what’s keeping Tiger Woods off the links. Nicklaus told United Press International on Wednesday that he doesn’t know why Woods hasn’t yet returned to competitive golf. Woods withdrew from the 2016 PGA Championship and announced Tuesday that he’ll sit out the rest of the PGA season, as he recovers from...
July 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Tiger ‘not physically ready’ to play US Open

Tiger Woods announced Tuesday that he will not be playing in the 2016 U.S. Open or the Quicken Loans National as he continues to recover from his latest back injury. “While I continue to work hard on getting healthy, I am not physically ready to play in this year’s U.S. Open and the Quicken Loans National,” Woods wrote, via his website. “I am making progress, but I’m...
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June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Jack Nicklaus offers inspirational words for Spieth

Jordan Spieth headed into the final day of the Masters atop the leader board at 3-under par, one shot ahead of Smylie Kaufman. At the end of the day, Spieth was putting a green jacket on Danny Willett, who was tied for fifth after three rounds. Spieth shot a 73 on the final day to finish third after looking like a lock to win for the second consecutive year. A disastrous 12th hole...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Not Even Jack Nicklaus Gets Through Masters Security Without Being Stopped

Jack Nicklaus won the Masters a staggering six times and finished second another four times. He’s kind of a big deal around Augusta National. Or at least he should be. Nicklaus returned to Augusta on Tuesday ahead of this weekend’s Master and even the Golden Bear has to go through all of the security measures upon entering the premises — or at least most of them. Nicklaus recorded...
April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Jack Nicklaus has no idea where putter from 1986 Masters is

It has been 30 years since Jack Nicklaus became the oldest golfer ever to win the Masters, and he is missing one important piece of memorabilia from that milestone in his career — the putter. In an interview with “The Dan Patrick Show” on Wednesday, Nicklaus explained that the only sentimental golf club he hasn’t kept is the putter he used to win the 1986 Masters at age...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Woods receives nice message from Nicklaus on birthday

Tiger Woods turned 40 years old Wednesday. Jack Nicklaus took notice. Woods, who has been compared to Nicklaus throughout his illustrious golf career, received an inspirational birthday message from “The Golden Bear” on Twitter. “Happy Birthday @tigerwoods! Just remember that 40 is the new 30. I had one of the greatest years of my life when… —...
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Nicklaus calls shot, sinks hole-in-one at Masters Par 3

By Pat Bradley As if you needed another reason to love Jack Nicklaus. The Golden Bear appeared Wednesday on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” with Scott Van Pelt before competing in the Masters’ annual Par 3 Contest. As he signed off, Nicklaus tipped off Van Pelt that he might put on a show. “Maybe a hole-in-one,” the 75-year-old golf legend suggested. Van Pelt replied that he’d...
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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