Jack Nicklaus And The USGA By The Numbers

 JackNicklausUSGATrophiesMES --- Jack Nicklaus as seen during a question and answer session

1: Appearances in the World Amateur Team Championship (1960)

2: Wins in both the U.S. Amateur (1959, 1961) and U.S. Senior Open (1991, 1993); appearances in the Walker Cup (1959, 1961)

3: Different USGA championships won (U.S. Amateur, U.S. Open, U.S. Senior Open)

4: U.S. Opens won (1962, 1967, 1972, 1980)*

5: Decades in which Nicklaus won USGA championships

6: Decades in which he competed in USGA championships

7: Sub-par 72-hole finishes in the U.S. Open*

8: USGA championships (Only Bob Jones and Tiger Woods have won more)

11: Top-five finishes in the U.S. Open*

13: Courses designed by Nicklaus that have hosted USGA championships (2013 U.S. Women’s Open host Sebonack Golf Club will be the 14th)

15: Age when competing in his first U.S. Amateur (1955)

17: Age when competing in his first U.S. Open (1957)

18: Top-10 finishes in the U.S. Open*

29: U.S. Open rounds in the 60s*

35: U.S. Opens completed, 72 holes*

44: Consecutive U.S. Open starts (1957–2000)*

63: Lowest 18-hole score in U.S. Open (1980, first round)*

68: USGA championships played

272: Lowest 72-hole score in U.S. Open (1980; was record from 1980 to 2010)

282: Score in 1960 U.S. Open (Lowest 72-hole score by an amateur in the U.S. Open)*

1953: Year of his first USGA championship (U.S. Junior Amateur)

2003: Year of his final USGA championship (U.S. Senior Open)

2012: Year in which the USGA introduced the Jack Nicklaus Medal, given to the U.S. Open champion

2015: Expected year of the addition of the Jack Nicklaus Wing to the USGA Museum.

*Indicates record or tie for record 

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The USGA and Chevron have committed to using the game of golf to encourage students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. This commitment has led to the creation of extensive golf-focused STEM teaching tools, and has resulted in charitable contributions to support golf-related programs through Eagles for Education™

At U.S. Open Championships the Chevron STEM ZONE™ is an interactive experience highlighting the science and math behind the game of golf through a variety of hands-on exhibits and experiments.

The partnership has also produced educational materials such as the Science of Golf video series and a nationally-distributed newspaper insert which are provided to teachers as tools to enhance existing curriculum in schools. These lessons teach the science behind the USGA’s equipment testing, handicapping, and agronomy efforts.

For more interactive experiences featuring golf-focused STEM lessons, visit the partnership homepage.

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Rolex has been a longtime supporter of the USGA and salutes the sportsmanship and great traditions unique to the game. This support includes the Rules of Golf where Rolex has partnered with the USGA to ensure golfers understand and appreciate the game.

As the official timekeeper of the USGA and its championships, they also provide clocks throughout host sites for spectator convenience.

For more information on Rolex and their celebration of the game, visit the Rolex and Golf homepage.

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IBM has partnered with the USGA to bring the same technology, expertise, and innovation it provides to businesses all over the world to the USGA and golf's national championship.

IBM provides the information technology to develop and host the U.S. Open’s official website, www.usopen.com, as well as the mobile apps and scoring systems for the three U.S. Open championships. These real-time technology solutions provide an enhanced experience for fans following the championship onsite and online.

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Lexus is committed to partnering with the USGA to deliver a best-in-class experience for the world’s best golfers by providing a fleet of courtesy luxury vehicles for all USGA Championships.

At each U.S. Open, Women’s Open and Senior Open, Lexus provides spectators with access to unique experiences ranging from the opportunity to have a picture taken with both the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open trophies to autograph signings with legendary Lexus Golf Ambassadors in the Lexus Performance Drive Pavilion.

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