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Jack Nicklaus

All Jack Nicklaus Stories

Jun 07, 1971

A GAME MAN MIGHT RISK A BET

The odds are probably a million to one against any golfer winning the Grand Slam, the sport's four major championships, but next year the best players—and a bettor—might have an edge

May 13, 1974

SHORTEN THE TOUR AND IMPROVE THE GAME

The world's best golfer offers some ideas to Intensify competition, gladden the hearts of sponsors and, not incidentally, upgrade the sport on an international basis

Jul 27, 1970

END OF A LONG, LONG DROUGHT

After three years of frustration, the two-time winner of the British Open tells SI's Mark Mulvoy how he came from the edge of despair last week to capture his 10th major championship—going on 14

Sep 16, 1968

REBUTTAL TO A SEARING ATTACK

Two weeks ago Leo Fraser, secretary of the PGA, added to the friction between his organization and the touring pros by making a bitter personal assault on the author. What follows is a reply to those charges

May 11, 1964

PART I: THE FUNNY, FRANTIC LIFE I LEAD

A professional golfer's existence is the most complex and improbable of any athlete's, his victories and defeats coming amid an unceasing swirl of activities that are at once both mad and meaningful. Recently Tony Lema wrote a candid story about the climb toward the top in golf. Now, at the request of Sports Illustrated, Jack Nicklaus has kept a three-month journal that warmly illuminates a far different facet of the tour: the unique life of the superchamp

Apr 22, 1963

I CHANGED MY GAME TO WIN THE MASTERS

Augusta's new wearer of the green tells Gwilym S. Brown of his thoughts as the drama rose, of the shots that brought him victory and of how, surprisingly, I CHANGED MY GAME TO WIN THE MASTERS