Nicklaus At The Open Championship

Nicklaus At The Open Championship Photo of Nicklaus in 2019
Jack Nicklaus at Oakland Hills in 2019.

Beginning with his first appearance in 1963, Jack Nicklaus put together a remarkable twenty year run at The Open Championship. From 1963 to 1983, he finished worse than fifth just four times. Three of those were in the last three years of that twenty year span.

Nicklaus had three wins and seven seconds.

The chart below shows the 1963 – 1983 record of Jack Nicklaus at the Open Championship.

YearNicklaus’ Finish
19633rd
19642nd
1965T12
19661st
19672nd
1968T2
1969T6
19701st
1971T5
19722nd
19734th
19743rd
1975T3
1976T2
19772nd
19781st
1979T2
1980T4
1981T23
1982T10
1983T29

Nicklaus’ record at The Open has to be one of the most remarkable runs in all of sports.

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