The Golden Bear over the Decades
In celebration of Jack Nicklaus’ 76th birthday, we will follow his lustrous career in golf balls. From the early 1960s Mr. Nicklaus’ name and “Golden Bear”, moniker has graced over 1500 different models of golf balls. Here are samples of those golf balls from each decade.
1960s Jack Nicklaus Champion by MacGregor circa 1963
1970s Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear MacGregor Brunswick
1980s Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear by MacGregor circa 1983
1990s Jack Nicklaus Personal Maxfli HT 392-100
2000s Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear Dual Ti
2010s Jack Nicklaus Nicklaus Black by Nicklaus Golf circa 2014
Happy birthday Jack Nicklaus!
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