Articles by Mercer Baggs

Apr 10, 2017 8:50 AM ET
Jack Nicklaus is golf's greatest major champion. He's also famous for being a family man. See both sides of Jack. Read More
Apr 10, 2017 8:40 AM ET
Jack Nicklaus is regarded for the way he lived his life off the course as much as he is for how he performed on it. Read stories from his family about what Jack - and his wife and kids - are like outside the ropes. Read More
Apr 10, 2017 7:00 AM ET
The Golden Bear nickname fits Jack Nicklaus. But how did it come about? It stretches from high school in Ohio to Australia. Read More
Apr 10, 2017 7:00 AM ET
Jack Nicklaus' first professional win came at the 1962 U.S. Open. But it almost happened earlier that year, if not for a strange occurrence. Read More
Apr 10, 2017 7:00 AM ET
Jack and Barbara Nicklaus decided long ago that if they were ever going to help others, it would be children. And that's just what they are doing. Read More
Apr 10, 2017 7:00 AM ET
People say Tiger Woods made golfers look like athletes. But Jack Nicklaus was playing multiple sports, even when he was winning majors. Read More
Apr 10, 2017 7:00 AM ET
Forget the crew cut, basic clothing and the belly. Jack Nicklaus changed his look in the '70s and it had a major affect on his game. Read More
Apr 10, 2017 7:00 AM ET
His dad was outgoing. His mother very reserved. Jack Nicklaus got championship traits of both and their influence spread to his children. Read More
Apr 10, 2017 7:00 AM ET
Jack Grout met Jack Nicklaus when the latter was a 10-year-old just taking up the game. They formed a legendary team and a father-son bond. Read More
Apr 10, 2017 7:00 AM ET
Jack Nicklaus has always been classy in victory and in defeat. But there are a couple of victorious reactions he might take back. Read More