Jack Nicklaus – Flag for Hope Star #41
Date of Flag for Hope Star Impression: June 30, 2016
Location: Nicklaus Companies, North Palm Beach Florida
Jack Nicklaus is arguably the greatest golfer of all time, having won a record 18 major championships. His storied golf career has inspired countless individuals to learn to play the sport.
In addition to his unparalleled professional career, Jack Nicklaus was awarded a star on The Flag for Hope for his generosity, strength of character, and his dedication to philanthropy. Mr. Nicklaus is a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient (2005) and a Congressional Gold Medal recipient (2015). His charitable organization, the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation, collaborates with pediatric hospitals across the country, supporting innovative programs focused on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of childhood illness.