Golf: The Master

Ask not what Jack Nicklaus can do for golf; ask only what golf can do for Jack Nicklaus. What more, that is. In a little over four years as a pro, Nicklaus, 26, has won 18 tournaments and earned $449,048 in prize money—plus another $2,000,000 or so from endorsements, investments, articles, books and TV. That allows him to live in a $140,000 house, fly his own $225,000 airplane, stuff himself with steaks (sometimes four per meal), and get eleven hours sleep a night. It also entitles him to blow a round now and then. Like...

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