Jack Nicklaus, also known as "The Golden Bear", is one of the
most successful professional golfers of all time. Nicklaus currently holds the
record for the most victories in major championships. After winning two U.S.
Amateur Championships in 1959 and 1961, and challenging for the 1960 U.S. Open,
Nicklaus turned professional towards the end of 1961. Nicklaus won another Open
Championship in 1970. He continued to play the four PGA Tour majors until 2005,
when he made his final appearances at The Open Championship and the Masters
Nicklaus has also taken part in many off-course activities, including
golf course design, book writing, and running his own tournament on the PGA
Tour, the Memorial Tournament. His golf course design company is one of the
largest in the world. Nicklaus's book writing varies from instructional to
autobiographical, and his book Golf My Way is considered one of the best
instructional golf books of all time.
Born January 21, 1940, his primary personality traits are represented by
the Chinese Zodiac elemental animal sign, the Earth Rabbit. Practical Earth
combines with the emotional Rabbit to make this the most calculating Rabbit.
His shrewdly determine the best way to secure the material resources he needs
to lead a comfortable, refined life. He tends to prefer the home life and
usually come off being less social than other Rabbits. Nevertheless, he often
wins the respect of those around him and is in general the most respected of