For Jack Nicklaus, family has always come before golf. But what about college football? According to the Palm Beach Post, Nicklaus said he would cheer for Florida State -- the team of his grandson Nick O'Leary -- over Ohio State -- his alma mater -- in the event those two teams play in the BCS Championship game.
“I’m an Ohio State guy, but blood is thicker than anything else,” said Nicklaus, who along with wife Barbara attended a kickoff cocktail party Sunday night at The Bear’s Club for the two-day Celebrities Fore Kids Golf Classic.he's had the honor of dotting the "i" during the Ohio State band's halftime performance In a recent appearance at the Atlanta Athletic Club
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