Volume 94, Issue 5


SPORTS

Laurentian lowers the axe
Funding insufficient for varsity support

CHRW gets award for sports savvy
CIAU bestows Syambati award to 94.7

What a dome idea

Golden Bear just had the right touch

Golden Bear just had the right touch



The best golfers in the world will be hitting the links this weekend at the 100th annual United States Open golf championship, held this year at the famous Pebble Beach golf club in California.

With top names like Woods, Els, and Duval, don't forget about a great past champion who was recently named the best golfer of the twentieth century by Golf Digest – the Golden Bear, Jack Nicklaus.

Nicklaus won the US Open on four occasions, with his most recent victory in 1980. In all, Nicklaus emerged victorious in 18 major championships, including a whopping six green jackets from the Masters in Augusta, Georgia.

Most people will agree, what set Nicklaus apart, was his deft touch around the green. He was a deadly putter who could find the cup from nearly anywhere on the dance floor. Nicklaus currently spends his time on the seniors tour, but naturally each year he returns to the site of his greatest triumphs, golf's four major championships.

He may be 14 years removed from his last major championship, the 1986 Masters, but wouldn't it be great if the Golden Bear could roar once more at Pebble Beach on Sunday.


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