Flashback: 1963 PGA Champ trophy too hot for Jack Nicklaus

Flashback: 1963 PGA Champ trophy too hot for Jack Nicklaus

In 1963, Jack Nicklaus won the first of his five PGA Championships at the Dallas Athletic Club, but he could barely raise the Wanamaker Trophy after his win because the Texas sun cooked the metal so hot he needed to use a towel during his acceptance ceremony!

In 1963, Jack Nicklaus won the first of his five PGA Championships at the Dallas Athletic Club, but he could barely raise the Wanamaker Trophy after his win because the Texas sun cooked the metal so hot he needed to use a towel during his acceptance ceremony!

Published: Thursday, March 20, 2014 | 12:40 p.m.

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