Born on 21st January 1940, Jack William Nicklaus is a former American golfer, popularly known as the 'Golden Bear'. He is one of the most successful golfers of all times and has dominated a total of 18 major championships.
Here is a glimpse of some of his major achievements:-
The first living person to appear on a British banknote of five pounds which was issued by the Royal Bank of Scotland
Holds the record for winning the most number of Masters Tournament (6) and The Players Championships (3)
Became one of the Global Ambassador ( Annika Sörenstam being another) of the International Golf Federation in 2008
Recipient of "PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award" in 2008
“Payne Stewart Award" in 2000
Honored with "Bob Jones Award" in 1975
Jack's name was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974 and in Canadian Golf hall of Fame in 1995.