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Jack Nicklaus

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Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), nicknamed The Golden Bear, is a retired American professional golfer and golf course designer. 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 6,050,311 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Jack Nicklaus is the most popular golfer, the 2,062nd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,503rd in 2019) and the most popular American Golfer.

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Among golfers, Jack Nicklaus ranks 1 out of 61After him are Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods, Seve Ballesteros, Gary Player, Ben Hogan, Walter Hagen, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Bernhard Langer, Lee Trevino, Sam Snead, and Greg Norman.

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Among people born in 1940, Jack Nicklaus ranks 124Before him are Mike Hailwood, Wayne Dyer, Phil Ochs, Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, Lei Feng, and Linda Gray. After him are Jean-Luc Dehaene, Dietmar Hopp, Peter Benchley, Jan Jongbloed, Tony Tan, and Masahiro Hamazaki.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jack Nicklaus ranks 2,062 out of 18,182Before him are Othniel Charles Marsh (1831), P. G. T. Beauregard (1818), Walter Lantz (1899), Gabe Newell (1962), Brendan Fraser (1968), and Joey Ramone (1951). After him are Armand Assante (1949), Paul Wolfowitz (1943), Hiram Maxim (1840), Linda Ronstadt (1946), Eric Adams (1952), and Johnny Winter (1944).

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), Walter Hagen (1892), Babe Didrikson Zaharias (1911), Lee Trevino (1939), Sam Snead (1912), Tom Watson (1949), Byron Nelson (1912), Phil Mickelson (1970), and John Daly (1966).

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