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Jack Nicklaus in photos

Take a look back at the career of the Golden Bear in photos.

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Jack Nicklaus during a practice round before the Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., April, 5, 1978.

Published on January 18, 2011

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Golf legend Jack Nicklaus posing on the golf range, June 1, 1966.

Published on January 18, 2011

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Jack Nicklaus smiles after teeing off on the fourth hole during the Champions for Change Golf Challenge at Harbor Shores Golf Club in Benton Harbor, Mich., Aug. 10, 2010.

Published on January 18, 2011

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Doug Sanders, left, ducks as Jack Nicklaus, right, throws his putter high in the air during the British Open at St. Andrews, Scotland, July 7, 1970.

Published on January 18, 2011

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Jim Martinson, right, who lost both his legs fighting in Vietnam, uses a special golf cart to line up a shot during a clinic at the Tacoma Country & Golf Club with Jack Nicklaus, left, in Lakewood Wash. Nicklaus is contributing his course expertise to build a new nine holes at the nearby American Lake Veterans Golf Course, where Martinson and other veterans can play and recover from injuries.

Published on January 18, 2011

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Jack Nicklaus his his tee shot from the 10th hole during the skins game at The Memorial tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, June 2, 2010.

Published on January 18, 2011

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Jack Nicklaus, right, and Arnold Palmer stand together during the ceremonial first tee shots during the first round of the Masters, in Augusta, Ga., April 8, 2010. Nicklaus joined Palmer in 2010 as an honorary starter, Palmer has held the position for since 2007.

Published on January 18, 2011

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Jack Nicklaus, left, shares a laugh with Tiger Woods, right, on the 12th tee during the Memorial Skins Game in Dublin, Ohio. Nicklaus still believes Woods will break his record of 18 professional majors.

Published on January 18, 2011

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Jack Nicklaus tees off during a practice round for the British Open on the Old Course at St. Andrews in Scotland, July 11, 2005. Nicklaus said that the Open will be his final major tournament.

Published on January 18, 2011

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Jack Nicklaus waves from the Swilcan Bridge as he makes his way to complete his final round ever in the British Open, on the Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland, July 15, 2005.

Published on January 18, 2011

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Jack Nicklaus, center, captain of the U.S. Ryder Cup team, looks over the inscription of the cup following the opening ceremonies at Muirfield Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, Sept. 24, 1897. Other team members include: Payne Stewart, left, Andy Bean, rear, and Curtis Strange, right.

Published on January 18, 2011

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Jack Nicklaus watches his putt drop for birdie on the 17th hole at The Masters in Augusta, Ga., April 13, 1986. The shot gave him the lead and he would go on to win his sixth Masters title.

Published on January 18, 2011

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Jack Nicklaus looks to the sky after sinking a 50-foot putt on the first hole for birdie during the PGA Championship at Rochester, N.Y., Aug. 9, 1980.

Published on January 18, 2011

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Jack Nicklaus chips to the sxith green during a practice round for the Bing Crosby National Pro-Am at Cyprus Point, Jan. 30, 1980.

Published on January 18, 2011