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* Masters Tournament-Jack Nicklaus becomes the oldest Masters winner ( age 46 ), and wins his last major golf championship ( excluding the Senior PGA Tour ).
The 1962 U. S. Open was both Nicklaus ' first major championship victory and his first professional win.
At the age of 46, Nicklaus claimed his 18th and final major championship at the 1986 Masters Tournament, becoming that championship's oldest winner.
In his second and last U. S. Amateur win in 1961, Nicklaus convincingly defeated Dudley Wysong 8 & 6 at Pebble Beach in the 36-hole championship match.
Each of these three major championship finishes designated Nicklaus as Low Amateur.
It was of this round that Nicklaus said, " I had never before and have never since played quite as fine a complete round of golf in a major championship as I did in the third round of the 1965 Masters ".
After Nicklaus won the 1967 U. S. Open, he did not win another major championship until the 1970 Open Championship at the Old Course at St Andrews.
Nicklaus also went on to capture the Piccadilly World Match Play Championship in 1970 with a 2 & 1 win over Lee Trevino in the championship match.
Although he had no major championship victories in 1974, Nicklaus still achieved four top-ten finishes in the four events, three of which were in the top four, and placed second on the official money list behind Johnny Miller.
The 1976 Tournament Players Championship saw Nicklaus set a championship record of 19-under par 269 for his second win in this event which remained in place until Greg Norman's 24-under-par 264 assault in 1994.
Nicklaus won the 1978 Open Championship at St. Andrews to become the only player to have won each major championship three times.
Nicklaus ' win was his fourth and final victory in the championship, tying him with Willie Anderson, Bobby Jones, and Ben Hogan.
In the 1980 PGA Championship, Nicklaus set another record in winning the championship by seven shots over Andy Bean at the Oak Hill Country Club, largely due to exceptional putting.
Nicklaus ' seven-shot winning margin remains the largest for the championship since it was converted from match play to stroke play in 1958.
In 1986, Nicklaus capped his major championship career by recording his sixth Masters victory under incredible circumstances, posting a six-under par 30 on the back nine at Augusta for a final round of seven-under-par 65.
In his second U. S. Open golf championship, he shot 283, eight shots behind champion Jack Nicklaus, and earned $ 6, 000 for finishing fifth.
The multi-million dollar cleanup and investment has resulted in the formation of " Old Works " Golf Course, a championship 18-hole course designed by Jack Nicklaus.
This multi-billion dirham desert development is spread over thousands of acres and includes an 18-hole championship course designed by Ian Baker-Finch and Nicklaus Design, a polo ground and an equestrian centre.
Glen Abbey was designed in 1976 by Jack Nicklaus for the Royal Canadian Golf Association, to serve as the permanent home for the championship from 1977, with occasional visits to other clubs.
Jack Nicklaus wins his first British Open championship, to become the fourth player to complete a career " Grand Slam ", just a year after Gary Player became the third.
Jack Nicklaus, at the age of 46, shoots a final-round 65 at The Masters to win his 18th professional major championship, and 20th in all.

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During this period winter sports were slowly introduced: in 1882 the first figure skating championship was held in St. Moritz, and downhill skiing became a trendy sport with English visitors early in the 20th century, as the first ski-lift was installed in 1908 above Grindelwald.
Though a world championship match between Karpov and Fischer was highly anticipated, those hopes were never realised.
The artist for whom he showed particular sympathy and regard in London was Benjamin Haydon, who might at the time be counted the sole representative of historical painting there, and whom he especially honored for his championship of the then recently transported to England and ignorantly depreciated by polite connoisseurs Parthenon's marbles.
Their second title, and the first to be received through a championship game, came in, two decades before the first Super Bowl game was played.
This was the first major professional sports championship for the state of Arizona and the first for a team ( in the four major North American professional sports leagues ) owned or controlled by Colangelo, whose basketball Suns made it to the NBA Finals in 1976 and 1993 but lost both times.
AZ's second championship was the first Eredivisie title in 28 years, and the first time since then that the Eredivisie was won by a team other than the " big three " ( Ajax, PSV and Feyenoord ).
An early season in which Roma made a large mark was the 1930 – 31 championship, the club finished as runners-up behind Juventus.
Grandmaster ( GM ) Raymond Keene writes that Nimzowitsch " was one of the world's leading grandmasters for a period extending over a quarter of a century, and for some of that time he was the obvious challenger for the world championship.
In 1992, he wrote the introduction melody for the European football championship, which was organised by Sweden that year.
The NABBP was the first organization to govern the sport and to establish a championship.
While typical sports championship parades have been showered with some 50 tons of confetti and shredded paper, the V-J Day parade on August 14 and August 15, 1945 – marking the end of World War II – was covered with 5, 438 tons of paper, based on estimates provided by the New York City Department of Sanitation.
The most recent parade in the Canyon of Heroes was on February 7, 2012 for the New York Giants in honor of their Super Bowl XLVI championship.
The 1965 season was less successful, with no championship wins.
Brown, who had built an impressive record as coach of a Massillon, Ohio high school team and brought the Buckeyes their first national championship, at the time was serving in the U. S. Navy and coached the football team at Great Lakes Naval Station near Chicago.
The 24 – 17 loss was the Browns ' first in a championship game.
It was Graham's last game ; the win capped a 10-year run in which he led his team to the league championship every year, winning four in the AAFC and three in the NFL.
The first world championship for curling was limited to men and was known as the " Scotch Cup ", held in Falkirk and Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1959.
The Chicago club was founded in 1870 as the White Stockings and played a season in the National Association of Base Ball Players, where they won a championship, and five seasons in the National Association of Professional Base Ball Players.
On May 24, Kazuo Matsui, former Rockies second baseman during the 2007 championship season, was resigned to the club following his unconditional release from the Houston Astros.
Pan-American Cheerleading Championships ( PCC ): The PCC was held for the first time in 2009 in the city of Latacunga, Ecuador and is the continental championship organised by the Pan-American Federation of Cheerleading ( PFC ).
The 1996 championship was held in the Indian subcontinent for a second time, with the inclusion of Sri Lanka as host for some of its group stage matches.

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