Jack Nicklaus: 18 Major Championships


Jack Nicklaus: 18 Major Championships

June 02, 2010

1962 U.S. OpenNicklaus won his first major at Oakmont.

1963 MastersNicklaus skims his cap into the air as he putts out a winner on the 18th.

1963 PGA ChampionshipNicklaus posted a 68 to beat the field by two strokes.

1965 MastersAfter shooting a record score of 271 Nicklaus winds up to toss his ball down the fairway.

1966 MastersNicklaus beat Tommy Jacobs and Gay Brewer in an 18-hole playoff round.

1966 British Open26-year-old Jack Nicklaus kisses the claret jug after winning the British Open at Muirfield.

1967 U.S. OpenNicklaus set a new low in U.S. Open history with a four-round score of 275 at Baltusrol.

1970 British OpenDoug Sanders ducks as the putter thrown high in the air by Jack Nicklaus comes down to narrowly missing him.

1971 PGA ChampionshipNicklaus beat Billy Casper for his second PGA Championship title.

1972 MastersNicklaus and his caddy Willie Peterson dance as Nicklaus' putt on 16 sinks for a birdie to give the three-time Masters champion the lead with a four-under-par 68 for the opening round. Nicklaus finished the tournament with a score of 286.

1972 U.S. OpenPebble Beach: Nicklaus lofts a soft pitch out of the rough to the 14th green on his way to a three stroke victory.

1973 PGA ChampionshipOne of five PGA Championship wins for Nicklaus.

1975 MastersNicklaus and his caddie celebrate a birdie putt on the 16th hole en route to Nicklaus' unprecedented fifth Masters victory.

1975 PGA ChampionshipJack Nicklaus, his wife, Barbara and sons Steve, left, and Jack Jr. pose with the trophy at the Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio.

1978 British OpenSt. Andrews: Jack Nicklaus hugs his caddie Jimmy Dickinson after his third British Open title.

1980 U.S. OpenNicklaus won his fourth U.S. Open title at Baltusrol.

1980 PGA ChampionshipOn his way to his fifth PGA title: Jack Nicklaus reacts with a clenched fist as he walks off the 18th green claiming the lead with a 205 after 54 holes at Oak Hill.

1986 MastersNicklaus birdies on 17 to take the lead.

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