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Career Highlights Home jack nicklaus Career Highlights

  • Official Tour Victories: 73
  • Second Place or Ties: 58 (19 in Major Championships)
  • Third Place or Ties: 36
  • Total Victories Around the World: 118
  • No. 1 in Lowest Scoring Average: 8 times (1976, 75, 74, 73, 72, 71, 65, 64); runner-up 6 times
  • Top Money-Winner: 8 times (1976, 75, 73, 72, 71, 67, 65, 64); runner-up 4 times
  • Career Official Tour Earnings: $5,723,192
  • Most "Major Championship" Titles: 18 PGA Tour, 8 Senior PGA Tour, 2 Amateur
  • "Greatest Golfer/Athlete" Awards (9): Sports Illustrated; GOLF Magazine; Associated Press; Golfweek; GolfWorld; PGATOUR.com and GolfWeb; ESPN; British Broadcasting Company; and Today's Golfer
  • "Golfer of the Century" Award (2): 1988 (GOLF Magazine); 1996 (Golf Monthly, U.K.)
  • PGA Player of the Year Award: 5 times (1976, 75, 73, 72, 67)
  • Athlete of the Decade Award: 1970s (Sports Illustrated)
  • Golf Course Architect of the Year: 1993 (Golf World)
  • Tour Playoff Record: Won 12; Lost 10
  • Holes in One: 20
  • INTERNATIONAL & OTHER VICTORIES
    • British Open (3): 1978, 70, 66 (runner-up 7 times)
    • Australian Open (6): 1978, 76, 75, 71, 68, 64
    • World Series of Golf (5): 1976, 70, 67, 63, 62 (runner-up 6 times)
    • World Cup Invitational (3): 1963-64-71
    • Piccadilly World Cup Match Play (1): 1970
    • Dunlop International (1): 1971
    • Ryder Cup: Member of U.S. teams that defeated Britain in 1981, 77, 75, 73, 71 and tied Britain 1969 (non-playing captain of winning 1983 U.S. team and losing 1987 U.S. team)
  • CHAMPIONS TOUR VICTORIES
    • 1996: Tradition, GTE Suncoast Classic
    • 1995: Tradition
    • 1994: Mercedes Championship
    • 1993: U.S. Senior Open
    • 1991: Tradition, PGA Seniors Championship, U.S. Senior Open
    • 1990: Tradition, Senior TPC
  • Joined Champions Tour: 1990
  • Champions Tour Career Earnings: $3,372,207
  • Combined Tour Earnings, Career: $9,108,642 (includes Nationwide Tour)
  • Total Victories: 118 (73 PGA Tour & 10 Champions Tour), 35 unofficial or International events