DUBLIN, Ohio – Jack Nicklaus doesn’t remember when he changed the script.
He’s just glad he did.
For years, Nicklaus would be in the TV tower adding colorful and insightful commentary as the telecast of the tournament he hosts, the Memorial at Muirfield Village, drew to its close on Sunday.
But one year, it occurred to Nicklaus that a better seat was on hand, one directly off the back of the 18th green, from where he would extend his hand to congratulate the winner just after the final putt dropped.
“It just happened,” Nicklaus said. “I just thought it was appropriate. So, I started doing TV earlier and started going down to the 18th green