Please log in to listen to this story. In the audience, Jack Nicklaus II, 58, watched the screen as the video presentation rolled. If you are looking to give feedback on our new site, please send it along to, To view this site properly, enable cookies in your browser. Jack Nicklaus in 1978 | Bettmann/Contributor/Getty Images. Trump asked Jack: “How do you think I’m doing?”, Nicklaus said, “I think you’re doing great, I think your policies are great, I love what you’re doing. “The fact that they got through it and they’re safe and here and healthy, it’s all good news for all of us who are a part of golf and who looked up to Jack and (have) been around Barbara all these years,” Woods said. Black Lives Matter faces test of its influence in election, The Cost Of A New Acura TLX Is Simply Shocking, Investors should brace for a bumpy ride from stocks after the election, analysts say. But the Texas AG says t... West Virginia’s surprising boom, and bust, tells the story of Trump’s promi... 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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Tom Watson won five British Opens, but his near miss when he was 59 still endures. Nobody is going to know that.” — and he believes Trump has “done the best he can with the people he’s had.”. “My mom and dad as a team are absolutely incredible and role models for myself and my kids,” said Jack II. Our hearts go out to the people who did lose their lives and their families. He said he knew the move would draw significant backlash, though he claimed most of the reaction has been positive: “I knew when I did that that I would have certain percentage of the people (who) are not Trump fans and a certain percent of the people (who) are,” Nicklaus said. 1 ranking, Due to technical reasons, we have temporarily removed commenting from our articles. Nicklaus said they were home in North Palm Beach, Florida, from March 13 “until we were done with it” on about April 20. After a brief moment of indecision with Jon Rahm, it was a fist bump. I wouldn’t put anybody in that position,” Nicklaus said Tuesday. By signing up you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, Sports reporter covering national topics, including fantasy football, as well as supporting coverage of D.C.-area teams. Wetzel: Lawrence’s COVID diagnosis clouds Clemson vs. Notre Dame, Edholm: Premature NFL mock draft features 5 QBs in Round 1. This translation has been automatically generated and has not been verified for accuracy. Nicklaus will apparently ask the president every so often if he really needs to tweet something: The first time the subject of Trump’s tweets came up was when Nicklaus and Trump were golfing together early in Trump’s presidency. While Nicklaus clearly likes Trump’s policies, he is one of many frustrated by the president’s infamous Twitter habit. “Barbara and I are both of the age, both of us 80 years old, that is an at-risk age. He said again on CBS that he’ll shake hands if the winner wants to, but he would be fine if the winner doesn’t. 351 King Street East, Suite 1600, Toronto, ON Canada, M5A 0N1. Jack Nicklaus revealed Sunday during the CBS telecast of the Memorial that he and his wife tested positive for the coronavirus at the onset of the pandemic. We aim to create a safe and valuable space for discussion and debate. The very British story of Kevin, the pandemic peacock. “We were done with it by about the 20th of April,” Nicklaus said, adding that they “just stayed at home for the next month to make sure we were well.”, “Our hearts go out to the people who did lose their lives and their families,” Nicklaus said on CBS’s telecast. Jack Nicklaus in 1978 | Bettmann/Contributor/Getty Images. Nicklaus told the Post that Trump calls him occasionally to ask the golfing legend for his opinion on his job as president. Nicklaus had a remote news conference on Tuesday and said he would shake the hand of whoever wins the Memorial, a tradition at the tournament he created. Nicklaus acknowledged as much in his endorsement of Trump, saying, “You might not like the way our President says or tweets some things — and trust me, I have told him that!” He told the Post he still believes the plusses outweigh the negatives with Trump.