Fifty-two years later, a look a Jack's first paycheck


Jack Nicklaus earned his first professional paycheck on Jan. 8, 1962. His tie for 50th at the Los Angeles Open earned him $33.33. An Instagram account bearing his name tweeted a photo of the check, 52 years later.

Jack Nicklaus paycheck

Nicklaus won 73 times on the PGA Tour and made a total of $5,734,322. He's currently 220th on the Tour's career money list, one spot behind David Peoples.