Jack Nicklaus

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Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), nicknamed The Golden Bear, is an American retired professional golfer and golf course designer. He is widely considered to be the greatest or 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 5,246,887 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Jack Nicklaus is the most popular golfer, the 2,504th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,960th in 2019) and the most popular American Golfer.

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Among golfers, Jack Nicklaus ranks 1 out of 62After him are Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods, Seve Ballesteros, Gary Player, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Ben Hogan, Bernhard Langer, Sam Snead, Walter Hagen, Lee Trevino, and Old Tom Morris.

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Among people born in 1940, Jack Nicklaus ranks 148Before him are John Lewis, Fouad Twal, Víctor Erice, Tony Sheridan, Ruth Dreifuss, and Sadaharu Oh. After him are Michael Parks, Luis Cubilla, Leonard Susskind, Nicola Di Bari, Silvio Marzolini, and Pedro Rodríguez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jack Nicklaus ranks 2,504 out of 15,968Before him are J. Presper Eckert (1919), Randy Schekman (1948), John Frusciante (1970), Diane Ladd (1935), Stella Adler (1901), and Edward Gorey (1925). After him are Daniel Inouye (1924), Duane Allman (1946), Nora Ephron (1941), Michael Parks (1940), Russell Means (1939), and Harry Nilsson (1941).

Among GOLFERS In United States

Among golfers born in United States, Jack Nicklaus ranks 1After him are Arnold Palmer (1929), Tiger Woods (1975), Babe Didrikson Zaharias (1911), Ben Hogan (1912), Sam Snead (1912), Walter Hagen (1892), Lee Trevino (1939), Tom Watson (1949), Byron Nelson (1912), Phil Mickelson (1970), and Fred Couples (1959).

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