Articles by Mercer Baggs

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
Apr 4, 2017 10:30 AM ET
Jack Nicklaus is known for a power fade. But an unbelievable amount of hip injections altered his plans ahead of the '63 Masters. Read More
Apr 4, 2017 10:30 AM ET
Jack Nicklaus' mother and sister hadn't been to the Masters since 1959. They decided to make one more trip to see him at Augusta ... in 1986. Read More
Apr 4, 2017 10:30 AM ET
Jack Nicklaus was raised a fan of Bobby Jones and had numerous encounters with his idol. He was also the man Jack was chasing, sort of. Read More
Apr 4, 2017 10:30 AM ET
Jack Nicklaus is the winningest major champion in golf history. His family, friends and peers offer insight as to what makes him the greatest the sport has ever known. Read More
Apr 4, 2017 10:30 AM ET
Jack Nicklaus won 18 professional major championships. He also won two U.S. Amateur titles. So how does he view his total? Read More
Apr 4, 2017 10:30 AM ET
Jack Nicklaus became the first player to successfully defend his Masters title, in 1966. But it happened with a heavy heart. Read More