Three photographs show golfer Jack Nicklaus at the 1970 Columbus Pro-Am Golf Spectacular held at Brookside Country Club. The event benefitted Dispatch Charities and Children's Hospital. Participants included Jack Nicklaus, Doug Sanders and Bobby Cole. Nicklaus presented the L. Charles Nicklaus Memorial Trophy to amateurs Carl Mengali and Bob Hoag, who each scored two-under-par 70. The photographs measure 2" x 2" (5.08 x 5.08 cm). Jack William Nicklaus was born in Columbus, Ohio on January 21, 1940. Nicklaus amassed an amazing array of achievements in his career, among which are 20 major championship wins and 100 professional victories worldwide. Nicklaus holds the record for Masters wins (6), and shares the record for PGA championships (5) and U.S. Open titles (4). Nicknamed the "Golden Bear," Nicklaus was known on the course for his intense focus, powerful drives and uncommon sportsmanship. He also became a renowned golf course designer.
Ohio Historical Society. Collection: Wonderful World of Ohio. Audiovisual material; State Archives Series 2002, Box 17.
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