Jack Nicklaus, the greatest major champion in golf history, wished the New England Patriots good luck in Super Bowl 51 via his Instagram account on Sunday.
The Patriots square off against the NFC Champion Atlanta Falcons later today.
Nicklaus, it turns out, has a rooting interest in the four-time Super Bowl Champion Patriots.
The Golden Bear's grandson, Nick O'Leary, is a tight-end for the Buffalo Bills. O'Leary's high school teammate was Jacob Brissett, who happens to be New England's third-string quarterback.
Brissett saw action early in the season for the Patriots when quarterback Tom Brady was serving a four-game suspension and Pats back-up Jimmy Garoppolo was out with an injury.
Brissett was the losing quarterback when O'Leary's Bills took down the Pats, 16-0 back in week 4 -- one of just two losses on the season for the Patriots in what was the last week of the Brady suspension.
Here's the post from Nicklaus: