Jack Nicklaus along with others (Arnold Palmer, Ben Hogan, Gary Player, Byron Nelson, Bobby Jones, Gene Sarazen, Seve Ballesteros, and others) made golf popular by sharing their passion for the game. Just to let you know Eldrick Woods did not invent golf but at one time he seemed to be on his way to becoming the greatest of all time…..but we will see!
Back to Jack Nicklaus – how about some tidbits of information!!
Did you know he attended Ohio State University? But….
1. Did not receive a scholarship
2. Did not play on the golf team!
3. He won the Ohio Open at age 16!
This information is from the book The Eternal Summer written by Curt Sampson.
Jack with his 18 major championships is at this time – The Greatest Golfer of all time.
Enjoy the Day!
If you register your child for the SCGA – Youth on Course program through a local junior golf association http://www.ncjga.com or others your children can practice and play golf for as little as $5!!
5 Reasons to get your kids involved in junior golf!
1. One can play golf forever.
2. You get out of it what you put into it!
3. It is not expensive!
4. Play with other kids and adults.
5. Kids who play golf have manners!
Golf is a game that teaches many virtues that are missing in our society today!
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