Nicklaus salutes `great champion` Ballesteros

Jack Nicklaus paid tribute to golf legend Seve Ballesteros, saying the sport had lost one of its greatest entertainers and ambassadors.

Nicklaus to compete with Tiger in Memorial Skins Game

Jack Nicklaus will compete with Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in a Skins Game of Memorial tournament.

Nicklaus to join Palmer for first Masters tee shots

Six-times champion Jack Nicklaus said the time was right to join four-times winner Arnold Palmer for the ceremonial first tee shots at this year`s Masters at Augusta National.

Nicklaus surprised that Woods opts to go to Masters "cold"

Golfing great Jack Nicklaus has expressed surprise that Tiger Woods will break his five-month exile by going into next month`s US Masters at Augusta without playing any warm-up events.

Nicklaus backs Tiger to smash Majors record

Golf legend Jack Nicklaus confidently expects Tiger Woods to beat his record of 18 Majors when his disgraced American compatriot returns to the sport in April.

Be patient and the wins will come, Nicklaus tells McIlroy

Jack Nicklaus has told Britain`s Rory McIlroy that he needs to add patience to his armoury if he is to continue his climb up golf`s world rankings.

Nicklaus expects Tiger Woods to be at Masters

Jack Nicklaus said he would not be surprised if Tiger Woods ended his seclusion and decided to play the US Masters at Augusta National next month.

Woods isn’t bigger than the game, says Nicklaus

Not even Tiger Woods is bigger than the sport itself and golf will continue to prosper with or without its marquee star, says 18-time major championship winner Jack Nicklaus.

Record hunt will be tougher if Tiger misses 2010: Nicklaus

Jack Nicklaus believes Tiger Woods will find it tougher to break his record of 18 major wins if the world number one does not play this year.

Woods to `figure out` way through crisis

Jack Nicklaus, the fellow golfer Tiger Woods would most like to emulate, said on Thursday he believed his younger colleague would "figure out" a way through the scandal engulfing his private life, local media reported.

Asia to be golf`s next powerhouse: Nicklaus

The balance of power in golf is shifting to Asia and Chinese players will one day dominate the top rankings, according to Jack Nicklaus.

Nicklaus to join Palmer as honorary starter at the Masters

Six-times champion Jack Nicklaus will join four-times winner Arnold Palmer as an honorary starter for next year`s US Masters, organisers said.

Watson thanks Nicklaus for `soothing` post-Open chat

British Open runner-up Tom Watson thanked his `great friend` and former rival Jack Nicklaus for calling him after he went agonisingly close to becoming golf`s oldest major champion at Turnberry.