The Jack Nicklaus Bronze Medal

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Background

This medal honors renowned golf professional Jack Nicklaus for his service to the nation in promoting excellence, good sportsmanship and philanthropy.

Nicklaus’ competitive career spanned parts of five decades during which he accumulated 120 victories in national and international professional competitions, 73 of which were won on the PGA TOUR. His record 18 professional major championships remains the standard by which all golfers are measured today.

A passionate philanthropist, Nicklaus has made a lifelong commitment to numerous charities, most of which support pediatric healthcare.

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Characteristics

The obverse (heads side) features a portrait of Jack Nicklaus and his signature.

The reverse (tails side) features laurel leaves, emblematic of his Florida and Ohio home clubs, and six stars, representing his five children and his wife Barbara.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • 120 PROFESSIONAL VICTORIES
  • 18 MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Reverse Inscriptions

  • EXCELLENCE IN SPORT, PROMOTING INTEGRITY AND SPORTSMANSHIP, AND DEDICATION TO PHILANTHROPY AND CHILDREN'S HEALTHCARE, WITH A LIFELONG COMMITMENT TO FAMILY
  • ACT OF CONGRESS 2014

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Artist Information

Obverse
  • Don Everhart, Sculptor-Engraver
Reverse Content last reviewed June 1, 2016

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