Jack Nicklaus

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Jack Nicklaus

Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), nicknamed The Golden Bear, is an American retired professional golfer. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest golfers of all time. He won 117 professional tournaments in his career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Nicklaus has received more than 4,270,229 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the most popular golfer.

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  • 4.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among golfers, Jack Nicklaus ranks 1 out of 27After him are Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods, Gary Player, Seve Ballesteros, Ben Hogan, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Sam Snead, Bernhard Langer, Lee Trevino, Byron Nelson, and Greg Norman.

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Among people born in 1940, Jack Nicklaus ranks 121Before him are Ali Hassan Salameh, Wayne Dyer, Taihō Kōki, Masahiro Hamazaki, Peter Diamond, and Tony Tan. After him are John Grinder, Mate Boban, Sam Waterston, Elke Sommer, James L. Brooks, and Max Mosley.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jack Nicklaus ranks 1,960 out of 12,171Before him are Larry Scott (1938), Samuel Fuller (1912), Carole King (1942), Marcia Cross (1962), Irving Penn (1917), and Brendan Fraser (1968). After him are Wade Williams (1961), Ariana Grande (1993), Evander Holyfield (1962), Gabe Newell (1962), Dorothy Parker (1893), and Jack Kevorkian (1928).

Among GOLFERS In United States

Among golfers born in United States, Jack Nicklaus ranks 1After him are Arnold Palmer (1929), Tiger Woods (1975), Ben Hogan (1912), Babe Didrikson Zaharias (1911), Sam Snead (1912), Lee Trevino (1939), Byron Nelson (1912), Tom Watson (1949), Phil Mickelson (1970), Fred Couples (1959), and Jim Furyk (1970).