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Jack Nicklaus At A Glance

July 23, 1998

PGA TOUR VICTORIES--70.

BY YEAR

1962: 3

1963: 5

1964: 4

1965: 5

1966: 2

1967: 5

1968: 2

1969: 3

1970: 2

1971: 5

1972: 7

1973: 7

1974: 2

1975: 5

1976: 2

1977: 3

1978: 3

1979: 0

1980: 2

1981: 0

1982: 1

1983: 0

1984: 1

1985: 0

1986: 1

IT'S A FACT

* Ranks second on all-time PGA victory list with 70 (Sam Snead, 81).

* First player in PGA Tour history to reach $2 million in career earnings (1973). First player to win $3 million in career (1977). First player to win $4 million in career (1983). First player to win $5 million in career (1988).

* Tied with Palmer for most consecutive years winning at least one PGA tournament (17).

* Made 105 consecutive PGA cuts (11/70--9/76), second all-time to Byron Nelson's 113.

* From 1962-1969, finished in top 10 in 122 of PGA 186 events (66%). From 1970-1979, finished in top 10 in 121 of 171 events (71%).

* From 1971-1973, finished in top 10 in 45 of 55 PGA events (82%).

* Named player of the year by PGA in 1967, 1972, 1973, 1975 and 1976.

* Led PGA in earnings in 1964, 1965, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975 and 1976.

* Member of six Ryder Cup teams.

* 17-8-3 in Ryder Cup matches.

PGA TOUR

BY THE NUMBERS

* Majors played: 154.

* Majors won: 18 (Masters--1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975, 1986; British Open--1966, 1970, 1978; U.S. Open--1962, 1967, 1972, 1980; PGA Championship--1963, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1980).

* Times finished second: 19: (Masters--1964, 1971, 1977, 1981; British Open--1964, 1967, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1977, 179; U.S. Open--1960, 1968, 1971, 1982; PGA Championship--1964, 1965, 1974, 1983).

* Missed cut: 22.

* Top 10 in majors: 72 (Masters--1961, 1963-66, 1968, 1970-79, 1981, 1985-87, 1990, 1998; U.S. Open--1960-1962, 1966-68, 1971-75, 1977-82, 1986; British Open--1963-64, 1966-80, 1982; PGA Championship--1962-65, 1967, 1970-71, 1973-77, 1980-81, 1983).

* Top 5 in majors: 56 (Masters--1963-66, 1968, 1971-77, 1979, 1981, 1986; U.S. Open--1960-1962, 1966-68, 1971-73, 1980, 1982; British Open--1963-64, 1966-68, 1970-1980; PGA Championship--1962-65, 1967, 1971, 1973-77, 1980-81, 1983).

* Last PGA Tour victory: 1986 Masters.

* Career earnings: $5,691,673.

SENIOR PGA TOUR

BY THE NUMBERS

* Victories--10.

* Last victory--1996 Tradition.

* Majors played: 34.

* Majors won: 8 (The Tradition--1990, 1991, 1995, 1996; PGA Seniors Championship--1991; U.S. Senior Open--1991, 1993; Senior Players Championship--1990).

* Top 10 in majors: 27 (The Tradition--1990-96; PGA Seniors Championship--1990-95, 1997, 1998; U.S. Senior Open--1990-95, 1997; Senior Players Championship--1990, 1994-95, 1997, 1998).

* Top 5 in majors: 17 (The Tradition--1990-92, 1994-96; PGA Seniors Championship--1990-91, 1997; U.S. Senior Open--1990-93, 1995, 1997; Senior Players Championship--1990, 95).

* Career earnings: $2,561,091.

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