Jack Nicklaus net worth - golfer

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Net Worth $280 million
Current Net Worth: $165 million (Update)
Salary & Earnings
PGA Career Earnings: $5,690,863[1]
Champions Tour Earnings: $3,372,208[1]

Jack Nicklaus is a retired professional golfer, who is currently estimated to be worth $280 million. That net worth makes him the fourth richest golfer of all time, behind Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods, and Greg Norman.

Net Worth

  • Net Worth: $280 million

Salary and Earnings

Career Golf Earnings

  • Career Earnings: $26 million
  • Career Tournament Earnings: $5,723,192

Earnings by Year

Earnings by Tournament

Endorsements

Other Business & Investments

Representation

Social Media

See Also

Jack Nicklaus Pages on Sports Net Worth

Similar or Related Golfers & Athletes

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Jack Nicklaus on Wikipedia

Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), nicknamed "The Golden Bear", is a retired American professional golfer. He is widely regarded as the greatest golfer of all time, winning a total of 18 career major championships, while producing 19 second-place and 9 third-place finishes in them, over a span of 25 years.[2] Nicklaus focused on the major championships (Masters Tournament, U.S. Open, Open Championship, and PGA Championship), and played a selective schedule of regular PGA Tour events, yet still finished with 73 victories, third on the all-time list behind Sam Snead (82) and Tiger Woods (79).

After winning the U.S. Amateur in 1959 and 1961, and challenging for the 1960 U.S. Open (he finished in second place, two shots behind winner Arnold Palmer), Nicklaus turned professional at age 21 toward the end of 1961. Nicklaus' first professional win came in a major championship, the 1962 U.S. Open, when he defeated Palmer by three shots in a playoff. This win over Palmer began the on-course rivalry between the two golf superstars. In 1966, Nicklaus won the Masters Tournament for the second year in a row, becoming the first golfer to achieve this distinction, and also won The Open Championship, completing his career slam of major championships.[3] At age 26, he became the youngest to do so at the time. In 1968 and 1969, Nicklaus did not win a major tournament. He then won another Open Championship in 1970.[3]

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References & Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Jack Nicklaus' page on PGATour.com, career statistics and earnings
  2. "The Sporting News Selects 50 Greatest Golfers by Reid Spencer, Published by The Sporting News isbn=0-89204-692-9
  3. 3.0 3.1 1966 Jack Nicklaus Publisher = The Open, Access Date = October 18, 2013


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