Jack Nicklaus on Tiger Woods: 'He's got me shaking in my boots'

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Jack Nicklaus on Tiger Woods: 'He's got me shaking in my boots'

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Jack Nicklaus on Tiger Woods: 'He's got me shaking in my boots'

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Tiger Woods is a major champion again, winning his fifth Masters in dramatic fashion in what will be a Sunday morning at Augusta that nobody forgets.

It also means he’s now just three wins shy of Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 career major championship wins.

Many wondered if Tiger would ever be in this position again and if we should all stop wondering if he’d ever get closer to Jack’s record.

But here we are. And how sweet it is.

Nicklaus wasn’t in Augusta on Sunday but he did call in to Golf Channel’s postgame show and told the crew that he’s now a little worried about that record:

Nicklaus also said he knew the moment when the tournament became Tiger’s to win:

He also tweeted his congratulations to Tiger:

Brooks Koepka, who finished in a tie for second, thinks Tiger can catch Jack:

What a day for golf.

And with the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach this year… maybe he’ll start adding some more.

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