Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), also known as "The Golden Bear", is an American professional golfer. He won 18 career major championships on the PGA Tour over a span of 24 years and is widely regarded as one of the greatest professional golfers of all time.

After winning two U.S. Amateur Championships in 1959 and 1961, and challenging for the 1960 U.S. Open, Nicklaus turned professional toward the end of 1961. [More at Wikipedia]
Personal Info: Height: 5'11" Weight: 190

Birth Date: January 21, 1940

Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio

Residence: North Palm Beach, Florida

Family: Wife: Barbara (married on July 23, 1960)
Children: Jack II (9/23/61), Steve (4/11/63), Nancy (5/5/65), Gary (1/15/69), Michael (7/24/73)
Grandchildren: 21 (as of February 2008)

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Career Capsule (1962-2003 partial list):

Most "Major Championship" Titles: 18 PGA Tour, 8 Senior PGA Tour, 2 Amateur

Official Tour Victories: 73

Second Place or Ties: 58
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Location: North Palm Beach