On this day, In 1940 one of the greatest golfers of all-time Jack William Nicklaus was born in Upper Arlington, Ohio

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Jack Nicklaus

Jack Nicklaus was born January 21, 1940...

Jack Nicklaus was born January 21st, 1940 in Upper Arlington, Ohio a suburb of Columbus. What more can you say….He is widely regarded as one of the greatest golfers of all-time. He holds various playing records and won a total of 18 career major championships, while producing 19 second-place and 9 third-place finishes in them, over a span of 25 years. Jack focused on the major championships (Masters Tournament, U.S. Open, Open Championship, and PGA Championship), and played a selective schedule of regular PGA Tour events, yet still finished with 73 victories, third on the all-time list behind Sam Snead (82) and Tiger Woods (79).

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