Fire destroys Nicklaus house under construction


JUPITER, Fla. ' A home being built for Jack Nicklaus' son has been destroyed by fire.

The fire started early Wednesday at the home of 39-year-old Gary Nicklaus, who had filed for building permits in January at the Bears Club, a golf community developed by his father.

The second floor fire started at about 5 a.m. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue spokesman Capt. Don DeLucia said the cost of the damage was unclear but that construction would have to restart from scratch. The cause of the fire was under investigation.