Legendary Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear hats complete your look on and off the course

Jack Nicklaus teeing off in an original Golden Bear hat at the 1997 Memorial Tournament.

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Jack Nicklaus’ lifelong dream became a reality in the spring of 1976 when he hosted the first-ever Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club, which he founded and designed.

A bit of history and also a fun fact: Nicklaus named Muirfield Village after the Scottish original, which he first played in the Walker Cup as a 19-year-old amateur.

Jack Nicklaus and fans follow the flight of his shot on the 15th fairway in 1984. He went on to win that year, becoming the Memorial’s first two-time champion. The Columbus Dispatch

Nicklaus created the Memorial Tournament to honor those who have contributed to the game of golf. Annually scheduled during the week of Memorial Day, the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield admirably honors our military, country and those who have given their lives to allow the rest of us to live freely — and play golf! — in the United States.

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The Memorial Tournament is layered with numerous charitable initiatives that Nicklaus supports year-round — the Golden Bear is quite the philanthropist.

Nicklaus gives back in more ways than most realize.

Click here to see the charities with which Jack Nicklaus is associated and how you can support his philanthropic endeavors.

Nicklaus is the definition of a living golf legend. If you’re a fan of Nicklaus and the history he’s made, show the love by adorning yourself in some Golden Bear-branded accessories.

Nicklaus Hats for on and off the course

Nicklaus Bucket Hat: Limited Edition ($40)

Nicklaus Bucket Hat: Limited Edition FAIRWAYJOCKEY.COM

Nicklaus Rope Hat: Limited Edition ($35)

Nicklaus Rope Hat: Limited Edition FAIRWAYJOCKEY.COM

Nicklaus Golden Bear Cap: Limited Edition ($30)

Nicklaus Golden Bear Cap: Limited Edition FAIRWAYJOCKEY.COM

Nicklaus ’86 Relaxed Hat ($30)

Nicklaus ’86 Relaxed Hat FAIRWAYJOCKEY.COM

Nicklaus Banner Bucket Hat ($35)

Nicklaus Banner Bucket Hat FAIRWAYJOCKEY.COM

Nicklaus Banner Rope Hat ($35)

Nicklaus Banner Rope Hat FAIRWAYJOCKEY.COM

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