Jack, a three-part biopic on record 18-time major champion and World Golf Hall of Fame member Jack Nicklaus, will play out over three consecutive nights in primetime, beginning Sunday, April 9 at 9pm ET following Golf Central Live From the Masters on Golf Channel.
The product of nearly 100 interviews and hundreds of hours of archived film, Jack blends recollections from Nicklaus, as well as his playing competitors, family members, sports legends, business partners, and childhood friends, along with golf and sports media. Also included are signature moments from a storied career to capture the essence of an individual who forged a permanent mark as the most accomplished golfer of all-time. Additionally, Jack will feature other “Greats of All-Time” in their respective sport, each weighing in on Nicklaus’ impact on the larger sporting landscape, including Wayne Gretzky, Richard Petty, Jerry Rice, Annika Sorenstam and Kelly Slater.
Jack TV Schedule on Golf Channel:
- Sunday, April 9, 9pm ET – Prodigy: Beginning with Nicklaus’ childhood upbringing, highlighted by the Golden Bear’s relationship with his father (Charlie), meeting his wife (Barbara) in college at Ohio State, and his early successes as a professional golfer.
- Monday, April 10, 9 p.m. ET – Prime: The bulk of his on-course career accolades inside the ropes, led by his record 18 professional major championships and 73 PGA TOUR victories.
- Tuesday, April 11, 9pm ET – Pinnacle: Focusing on his lasting legacy as an ambassador to the sport, the priority he placed on family, and his business and philanthropic endeavors, including global golf course design, and the hospitals bearing the Nicklaus name.