Jack Nicklaus II
Jack Nicklaus II is president of Nicklaus Design and vice chairman of Nicklaus Company. As a golf course designer, he works as both a solo designer and a collaborator with his father and has been recognized by his selection into the prestigious American Society of Golf Course Architects. He has designed nearly fifty golf courses that are open for play today. Jack II also serves on the board of directors of Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and is chairman of both the Muirfield Village Golf Club and Memorial Tournament.
The first of five children born to Jack and Barbara Nicklaus, Jack II played on the University of North Carolina golf team and had a brief career as a professional golfer, playing several years as a member of tours in Australia, Asia, and Canada, and on the European Tour. He also played in several PGA Tour events as a non- member. He is married to Allison (Alli) and is the father of five: Jack III, Christie, Charlie, Casey, and Will.