Jack Nicklaus http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26619/all en Golf-Fatigue no problem for red-hot Henley http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/golf-fatigue-no-problem-red-hot-henley <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>LA QUINTA, California, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Four days after winning his maiden PGA Tour title, American rookie Russell Henley made light of a fatigued start to the week as he surged into contention at the Humana Challenge on Thursday.</p> <p>The fresh faced 23-year-old fired an eight-under-par 64 on the Nicklaus Private course at PGA West, ending an ideal day for scoring just one stroke behind his pace-setting compatriots Jason Kokrak, Roberto Castro and James Hahn.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/golf-fatigue-no-problem-red-hot-henley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Jack Nicklaus Russell Henley Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 02:00:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735918 at http://www.globalpost.com FACTBOX-Golf-Players with most U.S. PGA Tour wins http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/factbox-golf-players-most-us-pga-tour-wins <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 28 (Reuters) - Most career victories on the PGA Tour, following the 75th win by Tiger Woods on the U.S. circuit in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in San Diego on Monday:</p> <p>82 - Sam Snead</p> <p>75 - Tiger Woods</p> <p>73 - Jack Nicklaus</p> <p>64 - Ben Hogan</p> <p>62 - Arnold Palmer (Compiled by Mark Lamport-Stokes; Editing by Ian Ransom)</p> Golf Jack Nicklaus Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 00:00:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740809 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Jack says Tiger 'better get with it' to win 19 majors http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/golf-jack-says-tiger-better-get-it-win-19-majors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jack Nicklaus, who has won a record 18 major golf titles, said Sunday that 14-time major champion Tiger Woods "better get with it" if he is going to break his record.</p> <p>Nicklaus spoke with NBC Sports during its telecast of the final round of the $6 million PGA Honda Classic, speaking with former golf star Johnny Miller about whether or not Woods would ever catch or pass his major win mark.</p> <p>"I still think he will break my record," Nicklaus said. "Tiger's talent, at 37 -- it's not that old. I won four after that. They were spread out. It wasn't that difficult.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/golf-jack-says-tiger-better-get-it-win-19-majors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Jack Nicklaus Jack Nicklaus Tiger Woods AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 23:00:31 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772402 at http://www.globalpost.com Game's future tied to Olympics, says Palmer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130322/games-future-tied-olympics-says-palmer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steve Keating</p> <p>ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - Already a global sport, golf's future lies in the growth of the international game and a return to the Olympics, seven-times major winner Arnold Palmer said on Friday.</p> <p>After 112 years, golf will return to the Olympic program at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games, making it the sport's most significant event after the four major championships.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130322/games-future-tied-olympics-says-palmer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Jack Nicklaus Summer Olympics Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 22 Mar 2013 20:45:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5791461 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Australian Open set for Royal Sydney http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130327/golf-australian-open-set-royal-sydney <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>This year's Australian Open will be held at The Royal Sydney Golf Club in November, Golf Australia said Thursday.</p> <p>The tournament, co-sanctioned by the PGA Tour of Australasia and OneAsia, moves to Royal Sydney, which has been home to the tournament 13 times before, after three years at The Lakes course, also in Sydney.</p> <p>Earlier this month, six-time Australian Open champion Jack Nicklaus confirmed the tournament would move to The Australian Golf Club, also in Sydney, in 2014.</p> <p>This year's event takes pace from November 28 to December 1.</p> <p>rsm/mp/jw</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Golf Golf in Australia Jack Nicklaus AFP Thu, 28 Mar 2013 02:15:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5795852 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Jack's gentle jab helps Tiger 'get with it' at Masters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130405/golf-jacks-gentle-jab-helps-tiger-get-it-at-masters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Since Jack Nicklaus said Tiger Woods "had better get with it if he's going to" break his record of 18 major titles, Woods has won twice and made himself the man to beat at next week's Masters.</p> <p>Woods seeks his 15th career major crown, what would be his first since the 2008 US Open. The 37-year-old American tries for his fifth green jacket, and first Masters win since 2005, starting Thursday at Augusta National Golf Club.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130405/golf-jacks-gentle-jab-helps-tiger-get-it-at-masters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Jack Nicklaus Jack Nicklaus Tiger Woods AFP Sat, 06 Apr 2013 01:00:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5803126 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Masters winners list http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130405/golf-masters-winners-list <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>List of winners of the Masters golf tournament:</p> <p>(USA) unless otherwise stated)</p> <p>YEAR WINNER</p> <p>---- ------</p> <p>2012- Bubba Watson</p> <p>2011- Charl Schwartzel (RSA)</p> <p>2010- Phil Mickelson</p> <p>2009- Angel Cabrera (ARG)</p> <p>2008- Trevor Immelman (RSA)</p> <p>2007- Zach Johnson</p> <p>2006- Phil Mickelson</p> <p>2005- Tiger Woods</p> <p>2004- Phil Mickelson</p> <p>2003- Mike Weir (CAN)</p> <p>2002- Tiger Woods</p> <p>2001- Tiger Woods</p> <p>2000- Vijay Singh (FIJ)</p> <p>1999- Jose Maria Olazabal (ESP)</p> <p>1998- Mark O'Meara</p> <p>1997- Tiger Woods</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130405/golf-masters-winners-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Jack Nicklaus Masters Tournament AFP Sat, 06 Apr 2013 01:00:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5803128 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: From Nicklaus to Nicolas: Belgian gets Masters insight http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130408/golf-nicklaus-nicolas-belgian-gets-masters-insight <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A week ahead of his Masters debut, Nicolas Colsaerts could hardly believe his good fortune when he found himself sitting down for an hour's chat with 18-time major champion Jack Nicklaus.</p> <p>The 30-year-old Belgian learned a few things about the formidable Augusta National layout from the legend who has won a record six green jackets, but also found he had discovered a few of the course's secrets on his own.</p> <p>"When I spoke to Jack about the place, I felt like I had the place pretty good screened up for somebody that has never played here," Colsaerts said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130408/golf-nicklaus-nicolas-belgian-gets-masters-insight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Jack Nicklaus Nicolas Colsaerts Nicolas Colsaerts AFP Mon, 08 Apr 2013 18:32:21 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5805827 at http://www.globalpost.com Nicklaus tutorial gives Colsaerts a big Masters boost http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130408/nicklaus-tutorial-gives-colsaerts-big-masters-boost <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>AUGUSTA, Georgia (Reuters) - Sometimes golfers just get lucky and Belgian Nicolas Colsaerts could not believe his good fortune after spending an hour last week chatting to golfing great Jack Nicklaus about how to play the Masters.</p> <p>Nicklaus has won a record six green jackets at Augusta National and the chance to pick the American's brain was "one of the highlights of my humble golf-life experience", Masters debutant Colsaerts later wrote on his official website.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130408/nicklaus-tutorial-gives-colsaerts-big-masters-boost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Golf Jack Nicklaus Nicolas Colsaerts Nicolas Colsaerts Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 08 Apr 2013 20:01:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5805912 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Drought-stricken Bubba goes for Masters repeat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/golf-drought-stricken-bubba-goes-masters-repeat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Defending champion Bubba Watson will try to match Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and Nick Faldo as the only back-to-back winners at Augusta National when the 77th Masters tees off on Thursday.</p> <p>And Watson has some confidence even though he has not won any event since capturing his first major title last year with a stunning hook shot from the pine straw right of the 10th fairway to win a playoff with Louis Oosthuizen.</p> <p>"As a competitor, as a believer in my game, I can see pulling off. It wouldn't shock me," Watson said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/golf-drought-stricken-bubba-goes-masters-repeat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Jack Nicklaus Masters Tournament AFP Tue, 09 Apr 2013 18:46:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5808115 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Balanced Tiger still hungers to pass Nicklaus http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/golf-balanced-tiger-still-hungers-pass-nicklaus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tiger Woods says he is enjoying a more balanced life in many ways, but his hunger to overtake Jack Nicklaus' career record of 18 major golf titles remains as great as ever.</p> <p>"I would like to be able to get to that point," Woods said Tuesday. "It took Jack a while to get to 18, all the way until he was 46 years old, so there's plenty of opportunities for me."</p> <p>The 37-year-old American seeks his 15th major title starting Thursday in the 77th Masters at Augusta National, where Woods has won four times but has not taken home the green jacket since 2005.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/golf-balanced-tiger-still-hungers-pass-nicklaus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Jack Nicklaus Jack Nicklaus Tiger Woods AFP Tue, 09 Apr 2013 19:31:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5808244 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Guan to meet with Nicklaus before Masters debut http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/golf-guan-meet-nicklaus-masters-debut <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Six-time Masters champion Jack Nicklaus, who won his first green jacket 50 years ago, will give 14-year-old Chinese newcomer Guan Tianlang some advice on the eve of his Masters debut.</p> <p>"I don't know what I'm going to say to him," Nicklaus said on Tuesday. "I don't have many 14-year-olds ask for golf advice."</p> <p>Guan is set to become the youngest player in Masters history when he tees off Thursday afternoon alongside two-time Masters champion Ben Crenshaw, with whom he shared a Monday morning practice round, and Italy's Matteo Manassero.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/golf-guan-meet-nicklaus-masters-debut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Jack Nicklaus Jack Nicklaus Members of the Order of the British Empire AFP Tue, 09 Apr 2013 23:00:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5808539 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Time running out for Tiger, says Nicklaus http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/golf-time-running-out-tiger-says-nicklaus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jack Nicklaus says 14-time major winner Tiger Woods needs to win this week's 77th Masters or it will be "a lot tougher for him" to overtake Nicklaus' all-time record of 18 major titles.</p> <p>Speaking just before both of them attended the Champions Dinner at Augusta National, the 73-year-old golf legend who won six Masters titles said he still thinks 37-year-old Woods will break his career record.</p> <p>"I've said it, and continue to say, that I still expect him to break my record," Nicklaus said. "I think he's just too talented, too driven and too focused on that."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/golf-time-running-out-tiger-says-nicklaus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Jack Nicklaus Jack Nicklaus Tiger Woods AFP Wed, 10 Apr 2013 00:16:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5808557 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Masters winners list http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/golf-masters-winners-list <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>List of winners of the Masters golf tournament:</p> <p>(USA) unless otherwise stated)</p> <p>YEAR WINNER</p> <p>---- ------</p> <p>2012- Bubba Watson</p> <p>2011- Charl Schwartzel (RSA)</p> <p>2010- Phil Mickelson</p> <p>2009- Angel Cabrera (ARG)</p> <p>2008- Trevor Immelman (RSA)</p> <p>2007- Zach Johnson</p> <p>2006- Phil Mickelson</p> <p>2005- Tiger Woods</p> <p>2004- Phil Mickelson</p> <p>2003- Mike Weir (CAN)</p> <p>2002- Tiger Woods</p> <p>2001- Tiger Woods</p> <p>2000- Vijay Singh (FIJ)</p> <p>1999- Jose Maria Olazabal (ESP)</p> <p>1998- Mark O'Meara</p> <p>1997- Tiger Woods</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/golf-masters-winners-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Jack Nicklaus Masters Tournament AFP Wed, 10 Apr 2013 00:17:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5808560 at http://www.globalpost.com Many favourites for Nicklaus at the Masters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130411/many-favourites-nicklaus-at-the-masters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Larry Fine</p> <p>AUGUSTA, Georgia (Reuters) - After having the thrill of winning the Masters a record six times, Jack Nicklaus does not get terribly excited about joining Arnold Palmer and Gary Player to hit the ceremonial first shots at the tournament.</p> <p>"We kid around with each other," Nicklaus, 73, said about his annual reunion with the other members of golf's 'Big Three'.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130411/many-favourites-nicklaus-at-the-masters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Jack Nicklaus Jack Nicklaus Masters Tournament Thomson Reuters Thu, 11 Apr 2013 14:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5811355 at http://www.globalpost.com