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Jack Nicklaus at the Masters

Take a look back at Jack Nicklaus in the Masters tournaments over the years

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Jack Nicklaus heaves his ball down the fairway after putting out with a 69 in the final round of the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Ga. today. He fired a 17-under par four rounds to win by nine strokes over Gary Player and Arnold Palmer.

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Spectators stand close behind Jack Nicklaus as he hits out of the rough along third fariway during the Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., April 7, 1962.

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Jack Nicklaus touches his hat after putting out on the 18 in second round of the Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., on April 5, 1963. The 23-year-old went on to defeat Tony Lema with a score of 286.

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Jack Nicklaus, left, gets a big hug from his father, Charles Nicklaus, after winning the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Ga. on April 7, 1963.

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Jack Nicklaus chips up to first green during third round of Masters Golf Tournament, April 9, 1960, at Augusta, Ga. Nicklaus, of Columbus, Ohio, was a U.S. Amateur champion.

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Arnold Palmer, left, 1964 Masters champion helps winner Jack Nicklaus into the traditional green jacket after Nicklaus' nine-stroke victory at Augusta National Golf Club, April 11, 1965.

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Jack Nicklaus poses at the 30th Masters tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., April 7, 1966. Nicklaus won his third Masters golf championship.

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Jack Nicklaus sports the traditional green coat after winning the Masters Tournament at Augusta, Ga., April 11, 1966. (AP Photo)

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Jack Nicklaus and his caddy Willie Peterson dance as Nicklaus' putt on 16 sinks for a birdie to give the three-time Masters champion the lead with a four-under-par 68 for the opening round of the Masters Golf Championship at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., April 6, 1972. Nicklaus finished the tournament with a score of 286.

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Golfer Jack Nicklaus helped on with his number four Green Coat by Charles Coody, Masters Champion in 1971, after he won his fourth Masters Championship on April 9, 1972 at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, USA.

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Jack Nicklaus hits from a trap during his practice round for the Masters at Augusta, Ga., April 9, 1975.

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Gary Player, left, defending Masters champion, puts the green jacket on Jack Nicklaus, April 13, 1975, at Augusta National golf club.

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

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Jack Nicklaus reacts to a missed putt for an eagle on 15 during first round play of the Masters Thursday April 6, 1990 at the Augusta National Golf Club. Mike Donald lead the round with an 8 under par 64.

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Jack Nicklaus blasts out of the bunker on the seventh hole during the third round of the Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Saturday, April 8, 1995.

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Gary Player, from South Africa, left, Jack Nicklaus, center, and Arnold Palmer, wave to the gallery at the Par-3 Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 9, 2003. First round play of the 2003 Masters begins on Thursday.

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Jack Nicklaus reacts after his birdie on the eighth hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 9, 2004.

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Jack Nicklaus, left, takes the club from his son, caddy Jack Nicklaus II, right, as the younger Nicklaus takes off his caddy coveralls to try and skip the ball on the water on the 16th hole during practice at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 6, 2005.

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Arnold Palmer, left and Jack Nicklaus chat on the ninth hole during the par-3 tournament at the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 7, 2010.

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