Arnold Palmer vs Jack Nicklaus

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Golf Player
Golfer
$1.35 Billion
Net worth 2018
$320 Million
Sportspersons
Industry
Sportspersons
Latrobe
Residence
Upper Arlington, Ohio, U.S.
United States
Country
United States
10/09/1929
BirthDay
21/01/1940
September 25, 2016
Died On
Height
1.78 m
Wake Forest University
Education
Upper Arlington High School Ohio State University
NET WORTH STATISTIC
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2016

He died in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on September 25, 2016, at the age of 87

2006

He officially retired from tournament golf on October 13, 2006

2004

In 2004, he competed in the Masters Tournament, thus making his 50th consecutive and last appearance at the tournament

1999

The couple stayed together for 45 years until her death in 1999 due to complications arising out of ovarian cancer

1980

in 1980, he became eligible in the Senior PGA Tour, which is currently known as the Champions Tour

1969

In 1969, he became one of the clients of the pioneering sports agent, Mark McCormack

1967

In 1967, he became the first man to eclipse one million dollars in career earnings on the PGA Tour

1962

Furthermore, he won two more Masters Tournaments title in 1962 and 1964, taking the total to four titles, the first ever recorded by a golferFrom 1955 to 1971, he won a PGA Tour event every year

1961

He recorded back to back victories at The Open Championship in 1961 and 1962

1960

The first three years of the 1960s was the most successful years in his career as he recorded massive victories

1958

Though his proficiency at the game earned him a streak of wins, it was the victory at the 1958 Masters Tournament that launched him as a professional golfer earning him much fame and recognition

1955

His professional career started on a good note as he recorded victory at the 1955 Canadian Open in his rookie season

1954

Soon he gained his form and went on to win the 1954 US Amateur title and the Ohio Amateur Championship

2005

In 2005, he played the last tournament of his professional career at the U

2002

In 2002, the Ohio State University dedicated 24,000 square foot to ‘Jack Nicklaus Museum’ in his honour

1990

In 1990, he was the winner of the Senior Players Championship, where he defeated Lee Trevino by six shots

1986

In 1986, he tasted one of the major victories of his career when he recorded his 6th Masters Tournament win, a match where he scored six birdies and an eagle

1973

In 1973, he broke the records of Bobby Jones and Walter Hagen in the PGA Championship Tournament, at the age of 33

1971

In the 1971 PGA Championship tour, he defeated Billy Casper and later that year claimed his third World Cup victory and won the Australian Dunlop International game

1970

In 1970, he won the Open Championship at the Old Golf Course at St Andrews, Scotland, and also came out victorious at the Piccadilly World Match Play Championship

1966

In 1966, he was the winner of ‘The Open Championship in Muirfield’, Scotland

1965

In 1965, he was the winner of The Masters Tournament and set a new record with an aggregate score of 271

1964

In 1964, he won six tournaments, seven runner-up titles and was also featured on the top ten players list five times

1963

In 1963, he was the winner of some of the major golf championships in the U

1962

In 1962, he began his professional career in golf with the PGA Tour and his first win was at the U

1961

In 1961, he graduated from the Ohio State University with a major in ‘Pre-pharmacy,’ and he planned to join his father’s pharmaceutical business after graduation

1960

In July 1960, he married his long-time sweetheart Barbara Bash and the couple have five children together