This week, we’re hearing from three of the greats: Greg Norman, Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson,
who reveal in ESPN’s new 30 for 30 the advice Jack gave Greg that helped the Shark win his first major.
Greg Norman was the best player in golf in 1986, but he was in danger of ending the season without a major to show for it.
Holding the 54-hole lead in each of the first two majors, his late Masters charge sputtered with a bogey
on the 18th hole, and his U.S. Open bid ended with a final round 75.
Again the 54-hole leader at the 1986 Open Championship at Turnberry, Norman admitted that he was nervous,
and that questions over how the pressure was affecting him were starting to bother him.
That’s when, as Norman entered the clubhouse following his third round, Jack Nicklaus,
who was eating lunch with Tom Watson at the time, decided to intervene.
Greg Norman reveals the
“I walked over to him at sat down, and I told him: ‘You know, I’ve watched you in the last couple of majors where you didn’t quite get it done,